Live Theatre

Nursery World NORTH 2017 has a great array of free presentations for visitors in the Live Theatre on the exhibition floor. These presentations covering a mixture of policy and practice and delivered by leading early years advocates, will take place at the centre of the show throughout both days. Make sure you drop in to pick up some great advice and guidance on topics including the main presentation on early years policy and the 30 hours delivery with Helen Stephenson, Director, Early Years and Childcare from the Department for Education on Friday 5th May.

The extensive Live Theatre programme is detailed below.

FRIDAY 5th May

Time Information

9.35-10.05

Exciting learning opportunities from TTS
Catherine Clark, Early Years Divisional Director, TTS

10.20-10.50

Facts, formulas and fairy tales. Let's shape the future of early years with a solid evidence base
Dr Jo Verrill, Managing Director, Ceeda

11.10-11.40

Latest information for the delivery of 30 hours
Sarah Read, Early Years Manager, Action for Children

12.00-12.30

Are you a learning provocateur?
Alice Sharp, Managing Director, Experiential Play

12.40-13.10

Improving outcomes for children with SEND in the early years
Alex Grady, Educational Development Officer, nasen

13.30-14.00

Latest information for the delivery of 30 hours
Sarah Read, Early Years Manager, Action for Children
14.15-14.45 Peer observations in settings – the 5 minute method
Dr Matt Stanford, Training Manager, MBK Training
15.00-15.30 Play as communication
Alison Woolf, Director, Better Play

Saturday 6th May

Time Information

9.35-10.05

Exciting learning opportunities from TTS
Catherine Clark, Catherine Clark, Early Years Divisional Director, TTS

10.20-10.50

The benefits and challenges of using technology in early years
Sara Dhokia and Ash Pajpani, Co-founders, Blossom Educational

11.10-11.40

Ofsted ready, managing the process
Rachel Buckler, Managing Director and Sandra Breen, Sales Support, EduRecord

12.00-12.20

Talk about making time!
Paul Campbell, Managing Director, Capture Education

12.40-13.10

Improving outcomes for children with SEND in the early years
Alex Grady, Educational Development Officer, nasen

13.30-14.00

Are you a learning provocateur?
Alice Sharp, Managing Director, Experiential Play
14.15-14.45 All in the mind - neuroscience and implications for practice
Mine Conkbayir, Training & Development Director, NEyTCO