April 2017

In this issue

In this month’s 16-page practical pull-out – how to hit the right note with musical activities linked to counting skills. Support children’s communication by supporting them to talk about their ‘favourite things’ and promote emotional well-being by exploring family bonds (PSED). It’s also time to get outdoors for fresh air and expressive arts and design activities.

In our features section, find out how the Government’s long awaited Early Years Workforce Strategy will affect your career and workplace. We also explain the key changes in the revised EYFS and the latest developments for 30 hour childcare.

Do you observe with an open mind? Child expert Jenni Clarke explains how to master this difficult skill which will lead you on a wonderful journey of discovery about your children.

CPD: Think about what motivates you in your role and unlock the secret of a shared team perspective to boost your job performance.

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