Here, June O’Sullivan and Helen Moylett discuss why cultural capital should be inclusive and driven by language and literacy whereby everyone, regardless of their background, has something valid to contribute and that the interaction between children and their families is where they will learn the best.
Talking Early Years
June O’Sullivan meets Dr Lala Manners who has enjoyed a long and varied career in the field of Early Years movement studies and physical development: as a teacher, trainer, educator, consultant, researcher, author and broadcaster. They debate the importance of practitioners engaging in physical development and overcoming the fear by getting ‘stuck in’ whilst allowing children to just be.
June O’Sullivan meets leading, award-winning expert in Early Years education, Laura Henry. They discuss the power of literacy for children’s long term learning and development, multi-generational relationships and the inspiration behind Laura’s book; JoJo and Gran Gran which has become the first British-made animated TV show for CBeebies centred around the lives of a black family.
June O’Sullivan meets British writer and illustrator Giles Andreae – creator of the playful philosopher Edward Monkton, the inventor of cheeky Purple Ronnie and the man behind many children’s bestsellers including Giraffes Can’t Dance, Rumble In The Jungle and more.