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Cross-phase PSED articles

17 articles in this category

    Caroline Vollans explores the School Streets initiative, and speaks to schools and communities who use them. 
    Alicia Wilkins shares some of the ways she connects with families at her home nursery/childminding setting. 
    Caroline Vollans takes a closer look at the word 'sorry' and how we support young children to understand what it means and feels like. 
    Rachna Joshi, early years and primary school teacher, explores aspects of global educational philosophy and encourages practitioners to think about where their pedagogy comes from.  
    Jenny Barber examines the impact of the pandemic on children's, and families', emotional resilience, and reflects on how settings can support each child. 
    Dr Mine Conkbayir explains the aspects of Emotional Intelligence and looks at ways settings and schools can build children's Emotional Intelligence moving forward. 
    Mine Conkbayir explains how children and adult's brains will be reacting to lockdown during the Coronavirus pandemic, and offers ways that educators can support parents and carers to help their children learn and nurture self-regulation. 
    You may have noticed that recently self-regulation (SR) has become a bit of a buzzword in Early Years (EY) and although this has some benefits, it also brings some challenges. Mine Conkbayir shares her knowledge and understanding of this complex su…
    Caroline Vollans connects with an author, an early years educator and a childminder about using story to explore and celebrate difference.
    Dr. Fengling Tang, Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Studies at the University of Roehampton, shares research and reflections on the importance of spiritual development for young children.
    Nicola Call discusses strategies for aiding the development of empathy in young children.
    In the penultimate article in her series on Emotional Competence, Nicola discusses the necessity of developing an ability to establish good personal relationships, without which learning and emotional growth will be stunted.
    Motivation is essential in any aspect of life and plays an important role in a child's early development. Considered as crucial in the development of emotional competence, Nicola Call discusses self-motivation in the fourth article of her series. …
    School readiness is a familiar term in early years and primary education, but its meaning and implications for policy and practice is frequently debated. With examples from a range of settings, this article examines a positive, child-centred approa…
    In the third article of her series on 'Emotional Competence', Nicola discusses the development of a child's ability to understand and control their natural emotional behaviour.
    In the second of her series of articles on Emotional Competence, Nicola Call discusses the development of self-awareness.
    Beginning a series of six articles examining the concept of 'Emotional Competence', this article gives an overview within which the others can be understood.