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International Festival of Childhood

You can book now for this important event, which runs from 29 June to 2 July 2017. http://www.festivalofchildhood.com IFOC2017_LEAFLET1[2]

Save The Children Early Years Lobby Day

On 22 February 2017, Joan Norris, a NAPE Council member, attended this important conference in London where she lobbied about the importance of the quality of early years teachers. Photographs and a report of the event can be seen here: https://storify.com/savechildrenuk/save-the-children-early-years-lobby-day

NAPE and ASPE

ASPE and NAPE have moved even closer together through our joint sponsorship of the NAPE journal, Primary First. The link was established with issue 17 and strengthens the association’s support for the ASPE journal, Education 3 to 13.  Working together the associations provide professional comment on educational matters of interest and relevance to teachers and parents right across the spectrum from nursery school to university.

The Keycolab European Project

John Coe is directing the UK contribution to the Keycolab Project, a collaborative project concerned with the evaluation of the European Key Competencies for Learning, and the professional development of teachers to enable this to happen effectively. Lynn Hannay and Stuart Swann have been supporting John in this work and taking part int he European Conferences, in Belgium and Finland, and recently in Oxford. Six of our Oxfordshire schools are carrying out the research and helping to develop evaluation profiles. Click the images below to view and print. keycolab-poster about-keycolab keycolab-partners