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Upcoming events

Welcome

                    ... to our programme for 2016 - 17.

It holds some exciting possibilities: do get in touch about anything you need, or about ideas for complementary cpd. We are always keen to discuss new ideas.

We are also seeking suggestions for venues for 'Introduction to Developing Environments of Enquiry & Learning in Nature' weekends during 2017. 

DEVELOPING A PEDAGOGY OF ENQUIRY / IN DIALOGUE WITH REGGIO EMILIA: CREATIVE EARLY YEARS’ AND PRIMARY PEDAGOGY

  • Have you already visited the preschools of Reggio Emilia on our introductory study week?
  • Do you want to develop your knowledge further and dig deeper with like-minded educators?
  • Do you want to work together in dialogue with each other and with colleagues in Reggio Emilia, in the construction of an environment of enquiry?
  • Is the educational setting in which you work keen for you to play a leading part in its continuing professional development, and to benefit from the learning opportunity of this course?

Then this 2017 Skylight study group is for you! It is for educators in settings who have been to Reggio before, are working positively on their professional practice and want the opportunity to enable themselves and their settings to become more skilful and courageous in their work of creating a listening pedagogy.


Key Learning: co-constructed education; understanding and applying principles of ‘listening pedagogy’, the image of the child as competent, sociable and creative learner; education as enquiry and relationship; transformative, systemic development in education provision.

Date Thursday 1st June 2017
End Date Sunday 31st December 2017
Price £1,800
Please Note: Erasmus+ Funding window is now closed. Normal registration is still open.
Location/Map
Reggio Emilia, Italy
Reggio Emilia, Province of Reggio Emilia, Italy
Reggio Emilia, Italy
Download info Skylight Study 2017.pdf
£1,800

London ReFocus Open Meeting

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Guest speaker : Penny Lawrence

We are fortunate in having Penny Lawrence presenting at this open meeting.
Penny ran the video centre and worked in the documentation team at the municipal pre-schools and infant–toddler centres of Reggio Emilia for three years. She is currently Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Studies at the University of Roehampton.

Penny will draw on her experience working in Reggio to consider how the 100 Languages of Children are involved in dialogues between children and the world around them.

Date Thursday 15th June 2017
Price £10
Member Discount 100%
Location/Map
Little Jungle Day Nursery, London
47 Amott Rd, London SE15 4HU, UK
Little Jungle Day Nursery, London
Download info London ReFocus 15th June 2017.pdf
£10

"We are a Reggio inspired school with a beautiful learning environment and exciting child led curriculum. As a research school, we are involved in many national and international projects linked to early learning. Our aim is to create 'a community of learning where there are endless opportunities to discover together through curiosity, creativity and play."

This day is designed for those wanting to explore the possible ways of practicing the principles of an environment of enquiry, and engage in dialogue with a committed staff group who are making keen endeavours to explore and develop their own practice. 

The day will begin promptly at 9a.m. at the Nursery, with an introduction followed by time to observe in the morning. After lunch there will be opportunities for discussion, and at the close of the school day, general discussion with staff. We will explore how the principles of Sightlines Initiative can be developed in your daily practice; the influences and insprations from Reggio, and the inevitable challenges. 

Date Friday 16th June 2017
Available places 3
Price £160
Member Discount 10%
Location/Map
Madeley, Telford
Bridle Road
Madeley, Telford
£160 3