2016 Summit: Talking With Children And Quality Interactions

Access The 2016 Early Years Summit Videos

Get The Summit Recordings to Keep and Watch Forever for Just £25

You'll get lifetime access to the recordings to watch at any time, the ability to download them to your computer plus free membership of the Early Years Advocates community on Facebook.

There are over 8 hours of interviews with these leading Early Years experts, talking about their specialist subject.

Just click on the button below to buy the recordings and you'll get a link to watch them or download them immediately.

Details of all the content of the Summit Recordings

Laura Henry

Laura discusses how attachment and the key person approach underpins Personal, Social & Emotional Development (PSED) and interactions with children.

Penny Tassoni

Penny analyses strategic approaches to interactions with children to improve outcomes. She includes plenty of practical ideas you can implement immediately.

Marion Dowling

Talking with children: specifically effective questions & an environment to help this.

Kathy Brodie

Kathy discusses the two key aspects of Sustained Shared Thinking  - Active Listening and Positive Questioning. She also talks about what a quality interaction looks like in an Early Years setting. You can buy her book on Sustained Shared Thinking on Amazon.

Prof. Julie Fisher

In her book, Julie provocatively asks: Are we interacting? Who leads the learning? Julie delivers training courses for Early Education and Early Excellence.

Dr. Ann Clare

Dr Ann Clare discusses communication and interactions with babies - right from birth. She also discusses how communication can look different in different circumstances, including bilingualism.  She lectures at the University of Sheffield on the MA. She references the Dr Tronick video.

Her book is entitled 'Communication and Interaction'.

Alistair Bryce Clegg

Alistair Bryce-Clegg discusses the use of language and how we can be sensitive to the language needs of preschool and Reception aged children, with plenty of his unique  sense of humour throughout. 

Michael Jones

Social environment: the importance of having fun with language and children.

Chris Reid

As CEO of iConnect, Chris has the interesting perspective of being a parent who uses his own company's software. Here he discusses how this supports interactions with his son and what practitioners can do to support parents - as well as a peek into the technological future!

June O'Sullivan, MBE

June discusses collaboration in Early Years practice, action research and how "reading and writing floats on a sea of talk".  Some of the collaborations she mentions are: @EYTalking; International Early Years, LEYF Men in Childcare Network London ; Ofsted Big Conversation; @leyfonline

Dr. Jane Bulkeley 

Dr Jane discusses another form of collaboration - peer observations and how these can support practitioners to improve quality from within, for both observed and observee. She lectures at the University of Chester.  

Niki Buchan

Niki Tells us how nature can make life changing differences to children's talking and interactions. She also explains how it is vital for children to experience nature outdoors and what this looks like in Australia and elsewhere around the world.

She runs the Nature based Pedagogy group on Facebook.

Get The Summit Recordings to Keep and Watch Forever for Just £25

You'll get lifetime access to the recordings to watch at any time, the ability to download them to your computer plus free membership of the Early Years Advocates community on Facebook.

Just click on the button below to buy the recordings and you'll get a link to watch them or download them immediately.