Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things Podcast Series This year, LEYF is celebrating 120 years of history. In doing so, we are reflecting on what was in order to look towards the future. As an organisation, we have always been involved with issues of poverty and it was interesting to find that back in 1926 we were involved … Continue reading Talking Early Years: What have Food Banks got to do with the Early Years?
I kicked off this year’s podcast chatting to the well-informed Krupesh Hirani, London Assembly Member for Brent and Chair of the London Assembly Health Committee and the Health Inequalities Committee.I first met Krupesh when I was invited to give evidence at the Scrutiny Committee in May last year and I liked his approach. He was … Continue reading Talking Early Years: June O’Sullivan and Krupesh Hirani
Thank you for listening to my Podcast with Teresa Heaney, CEO of Early Childhood Ireland, the largest membership and advocacy organisation for Early Years in Ireland. https://www.earlychildhoodireland.ie/ Listen as Teresa explains how the Irish government has agreed to a number of positive actions following the publication of their evidence-based strategy, called First Five. This strategy is based on the … Continue reading Talking Early Years: June O’Sullivan and Teresa Heaney
Guest Letterr: Nursery World Magazine (9th March 2022) https://www.nurseryworld.co.uk/opinion/article/doing-things-differently-in-denmark You may have read the many national news stories last week reporting on the Duchess of Cambridge’s two-day whistle stop visit to Copenhagen – part of which was to learn about how Denmark promotes infant mental wellbeing alongside physical health, and how it harnesses the power of nature, … Continue reading Doing things differently in Denmark
Guest Blog for Connect Childcare (10th March 2022): https://connectchildcare.com/blog/leaf-sustaininng-sustainability/ Walk to the station and what do you see? Plastic litter, discarded coffee cups and blue disposable face masks – the detritus of the modern consumerist society. Turn on the TV and you hear David Attenborough talking about the extinction of species in our lifetime, the … Continue reading Nurturing Sustainability in the Early Years