Birth to Five Matters: what is it?

Kids playing on floor with developmental toys in kindergarten. Children have fun in nursery or daycare. Babies with teacher in creche

What is Birth to Five Matters? According to Nancy Stewart – Early Years consultant, Project Lead for Birth to Five Matters – Birth to Five Matters is a tool to help early years practitioners in England bring the EYFS to life in their settings. It has been created with the sole purpose of supporting practitioners… Continue reading Birth to Five Matters: what is it?

NDNA interviews Tanishq Sheikh

Tanishq Sheikh is an Early Years Trainer working in partnership with NDNA International to support nurseries outside of the UK. In this interview, Tanishq speaks to our NDNA International Early Years Adviser, about the childcare sector in India. How does your work support nurseries in India? I support nurseries in India by designing a curriculum… Continue reading NDNA interviews Tanishq Sheikh

Learning through play in early years

Baby Boy And Girl Playing With Toys In Playroom Together

Best practice in early years encourages a play-based curriculum coupled with practitioners who hold a full understanding of the pedagogy of play and the different techniques and methods for teaching children through play. A range of research tells us that children learn best through play too and there are a number of play theorists that… Continue reading Learning through play in early years