Case studies

Celebrating the wonderful world of books!

 

Here's our round up of World Book Day celebrations, including some of the fantastic creative activities Alliance member settings enjoyed on the day, with the classic We're Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen...Read more

Case study - a day in the life of an Ofsted inspector

 

Jude Sanders, early years regulatory inspector at Ofsted, takes us through an average day in the life of an early years inspector.

This article originally appeared in the Alliance's ...Read more

Child-centred and led learning – dispensing with the circle time

 

Jessica Gosling, founder of Step to Pre-school, has years of experience teaching in both the early years and primary schools, in the...Read more

Working in a ‘temporary’ parent and toddler setting

 

Jessica Gosling, founder of Step to Pre-school, has years of experience teaching in both the early years and primary schools, in the...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

Hungry Caterpillars cooking group — Small Grant, Big Difference

Volunteer Shelley Whitney tells us about how the Small Grant, Big Difference funding enabled her to set up the Hungry Caterpillars cooking group, and explains how this has benefited children and families in the local community.

The children in the local community have benefitted immensely from the Small Grant, Big Difference funding, and I hope this article will explain in further details how, and share some of our ideas for success with other groups.Read more

Case study - An award-winning apprentice

Velda Bartholomew, quality improvement officer at the Alliance, introduces the tailored apprenticeship programme that lies behind Ellie Lloyd’s selection as Apprentice of the Year at the NMT Awards 2016.Read more

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