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What are the building blocks of a high quality early years curriculum?

10 January 2020, 8:30 am–4:00 pm

Early years play with educational building blocks

IOE academics from the International Literacy Centre will lead a workshop on 'Supporting young children’s language and communication: Linking evidence to practice', on the second day of the Newham Nursery Schools 2020 conference.

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Newham Nursery Schools


University Square Stratford Campus
1 Salway Place
E15 1NF

The workshop will be led by Lynn Ang, Professor of Early Childhood, and Dr Sinead Harmey, Lecturer in Literacy Education. It is based on their partnership work with Sheringham Nursery Schools.

The conference will also feature a wide range of workshops from respected early years professionals within Newham and beyond, offering practical advice and tested ideas on how to develop or transform curriculum in your own settings.


About the Speakers

Professor Lynn Ang

Professor of Early Childhood and Head of the Department of Learning and Leadership at UCL Institute of Education

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Dr Sinead Harmey

Lecturer in Literacy Education at UCL Institute of Education

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