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Emotion Coaching in the Early Years

Being an emotion coach requires adults to respond fully to young children’s expressions of their feelings and to help them to learn to regulate them for themselves — not just to make them feel better but as a crucial part of their development into fulfilled, balanced human beings.Read more

Marketing your early years business: What's your USP?

Effective marketing is an essential tool to help fill current childcare places, continue to attract new customers in the future and ultimately to support a sustainable childcare business. Here we explore how you can let families know about your quality care.Read more

Making your early years setting sustainable

Creating and developing a sustainable setting is not just about money, as important as that is, but requires leaders and managers to focus on all areas of the organisation. Read more

Healthy and Active Lifestyles - top tips for early years settings


Inspired by the Alliance publication, Healthy and Active Lifestyles (and just in time for the New Year!) we've put...Read more

Why movement counts – a free book extract


Physical development is one of the three prime areas of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), alongside communication and language and personal, social and emotional development. These three areas have equal status, are...Read more

Case study - Effective Leadership - free book extract


In this free extract from the Alliance publication, Effective Leadership for High Quality Early Years Practice, Michael Reed, Senior Lecturer at the Centre for...Read more

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