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Talking Early Years

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Talking Early Years with June O’Sullivan: In Conversation with Diana Gerald

Join June O’Sullivan in discussion with the Book Trust’s CEO, Diana Gerald who helps transform lives by getting children and families reading.

With a deep understanding of the role that education plays in creating opportunity, which is at the heart of BookTrust’s work, Diana talks about how she got the best job in the world and how challenging it can be to get children to read, despite the golden age and the rich diversity of books available.

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Talking Early Years with June O’Sullivan: In Conversation with Dr. Lala Manners

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.

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Talking Early Years with June O’Sullivan: In Conversation with Laura Henry

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.

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