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Summit Recordings

Each summit recording includes Lifetime Access to all the interviews in video and audio format to watch online or download to your computer.

Challenge and Risk in the Early Years

  • Encouraging risk taking in cognitive development
  • Supporting parents on the benefits of risky play
  • The 6 types of risky play
  • check
    Seeing risk from the child's perspective
  • Introducing woodworking into an Early Years setting
  • Outdoor environments for exploration and discovery
  • Froebel's view on adventurous play
  • How to help staff implement good risky play activities safely
  • How leaders affect risk taking with their staff in the setting
  • check
    Japanese Early Years settings and their attitudes to risk taking
  • Risky play in the Reggio Emilia environment and pedagogy
  • Benefit/risk assessment and play policies in Early Years settings

£25
(approx $33 USD, $42 AUD)

9 Hours of Video

Featuring: Alistair Bryce-Clegg, Dr Diane Kashin, Rachel Buckler. Dr Mariana Brussoni, Pete Moorhouse, Chanie Wilschanscki, Sandi Phoenix, Julie Mountain, Sid Mohandas, Dr Tim Gill, Prof Ellen Sandseter, Kathryn Solly, Chris Phoenix, Niki Buchan, Helen Little and Helen Tovey.

Click here to find out more about the Challenge and Risk speakers and their topics 


Leading Practitioners, Leading Practice 

  • Playfulness and Learning
  • Outstanding childminders environment
  • Self-narratives and practitioner wellbeing
  • check
    The role of networks in supporting practitioners
  • The unique role of the Early Years in safeguarding children
  • Children's wellbeing as a manny/nanny
  • Babies' wellbeing
  • check
    Outdoors Play and Learning

£25
(approx $33 USD, $42 AUD)

10.5 Hours of Video

Featuring: Alistair Bryce-Clegg, Vanessa Dooley, Lisa Stell, Christopher Phoenix, Jamel Campbell, Sarah Fillingham, Lauren Coulter, Rachel Buckler, Ursula Krystek-Walton, Sandi Phoenix, Daniel Butcher, Susan Stacey, Diana Suskind, Jon Rolnik, Tash Treveton, Nicole Halton, Professor Jan White, Claire Foster, Jill Watts, Kim Hunter, Viki Veale and Claire Martin.

Click here to find out more about the Leading Practitioners, Leading Practice speakers and their topics


Children's Outdoor Play and Learning

  • Natural Playspaces and Sustainability
  • "Resource Free" Outdoor Play
  • Arts and Outdoor Play
  • check
    Designing Play Spaces that Meet Children's Needs
  • Puddle Play, Mud Kitchens and Spirituality
  • Nature Pedagogy in the UK and around the world
  • Learning from outdoor expeditions
  • check
    Practical Experiences from Timbernook and Cedarsong

£25
(approx $33 USD, $42 AUD)

9.5 Hours of Video

Featuring: Jan White, Michael Follet, Dr Sue Elliot, Natalie Canning, Julie Mountain, Julie Ann White, Angela Hanscom, Juliet Robertson, Dr Red Ruby Scarlet, Kathryn Solly, Toni and Robin Christie, Terri Harrison, Claire Warden, Menna Godfrey, Erin Kenny and Liz Edwards

Click here to find out more about Children's Outdoor Play and Learning speakers and their topics 


Physical Development

  • Children's Movement and Outdoor Provision
  • Outdoors and Nature Play
  • Early Childhood Reflexes and Physical Development
  • check
    Healthy Postures for Children and Babies
  • Early Years Obesity and the Effects on Children's Development
  • Toddlers Moving and Learning
  • The Role of Music in Physical Development
  • check
    The Practitioner's Role in Physical Development

£25
(approx $33 USD, $42 AUD)

10 Hours of Video

Featuring: Barbara Isaacs, Rae Pica, Maggie Dent, Sue Palmer, Dr Lala Manners, Jan White, Sally Goddard-Blythe, Sue Robb, Kathleen Porter, Helen Battelley, Prof Pat Preedy, Anne O'Connor, Nicola Burke, Steven White, Sharon Skade and Sandi Phoenix

Click here to find out more about the Physical Development Summit speakers and their topics 


Children’s Personal, Social and Emotional Well-Being: Strategies for Support

  • Children's Independence and Self-Development
  • Improving PSED through Physical Development
  • Using the Leuven Scales
  • check
    The Vital Role of the "Significant Other"
  • Drop-off and Pick-up Strategies
  • PSED in Birth to Three
  • The "Cups Philosophy" for PSED
  • check
    Neuroscience to Support PSED
  • check
    PSED for Children with Autism

£25
(approx $33 USD, $42 AUD)

Featuring: Sally Goddard-Blythe, Alistair Bryce-Clegg, Professor Chris Pascal & Professor Tony Bertram, Jane Evans, Dr Suzanne Zeedyk, Julia Manning Morton, Rob Fox, Sandi Phoenix, Michelle Myers, Debi Keyte Hartland, Wendy Baker, Suzanne Axelsson,  Sonia Mainstone-Cotton, Mine Conkbayir and Dr Sue Allingham

Click here to find out more about the Personal, Social & Emotional Well-Being Summit speakers and their topics


Talking With Children and Quality Interactions

  • Strategic Approaches to Talking with Children
  • Effective Questions and a Supporting Environment
  • Communication and Interaction with Babies
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    Collaboration in Early Years Practice
  • Having Fun with Language
  • Using Language with Pre-School and Reception Age Children
  • Peer Observations to Support Colleagues
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    The Parent's Perspective on Quality Interactions

£25
(approx $33 USD, $42 AUD)

Featuring: Marion Dowling, Penny Tassoni, Laura Henry, Julie Fisher, Ann Clare, Michael Jones, June O'Sullivan, Alistair Bryce-Clegg, Jane Bulkeley, Niki Buchan and Chris Reid

Click here to find out more about the Talking With Children Summit speakers and their topics

Summit Transcripts

Downloadable PDFs with detailed transcripts of all the interviews from each summit. We also have printed books available for the Spring 2017 Summit on Children’s Personal, Social and Emotional Well-Being.

Challenge and Risk in the Early Years Transcripts

  • Encouraging risk taking in cognitive development
  • Supporting parents on the benefits of risky play
  • The 6 types of risky play
  • check
    Seeing risk from the child's perspective
  • Introducing woodworking into an Early Years setting
  • Outdoor environments for exploration and discovery
  • Froebel's view on adventurous play
  • How to help staff implement good risky play activities safely
  • How leaders affect risk taking with their staff in the setting
  • check
    Japanese Early Years settings and their attitudes to risk taking
  • Risky play in the Reggio Emilia environment and pedagogy
  • Benefit/risk assessment and play policies in Early Years settings

£15
(approx $20 USD, $27 AUD)

174 Pages

Featuring: Alistair Bryce-Clegg, Dr Diane Kashin, Rachel Buckler. Dr Mariana Brussoni, Pete Moorhouse, Chanie Wilschanscki, Sandi Phoenix, Julie Mountain, Sid Mohandas, Dr Tim Gill, Prof Ellen Sandseter, Kathryn Solly, Chris Phoenix, Niki Buchan, Helen Little and Helen Tovey.


Leading Practitioners, Leading Practice Transcripts

  • Playfulness and Learning
  • Outstanding childminders environment
  • Self-narratives and practitioner wellbeing
  • check
    The role of networks in supporting practitioners
  • The unique role of the Early Years in safeguarding children
  • Children's wellbeing as a manny/nanny
  • Babies' wellbeing
  • check
    Outdoors Play and Learning

£15
(approx $20 USD, $27 AUD)

175 Pages

Featuring: Alistair Bryce-Clegg, Vanessa Dooley, Lisa Stell, Christopher Phoenix, Jamel Campbell, Sarah Fillingham, Lauren Coulter, Rachel Buckler, Ursula Krystek-Walton, Sandi Phoenix, Daniel Butcher, Susan Stacey, Diana Suskind, Jon Rolnik, Tash Treveton, Nicole Halton, Professor Jan White, Claire Foster, Jill Watts, Kim Hunter, Viki Veale and Claire Martin.


Children's Outdoor Play and Learning Transcripts

  • Natural Playspaces and Sustainability
  • "Resource Free" Outdoor Play
  • Arts and Outdoor Play
  • check
    Designing Play Spaces that Meet Children's Needs
  • Puddle Play, Mud Kitchens and Spirituality
  • Nature Pedagogy in the UK and around the world
  • Learning from outdoor expeditions
  • check
    Practical Experiences from Timbernook and Cedarsong

£15
(approx $20 USD, $27 AUD)

168 Pages

Featuring: Jan White, Michael Follet, Dr Sue Elliot, Natalie Canning, Julie Mountain, Julie Ann White, Angela Hanscom, Juliet Robertson, Dr Red Ruby Scarlet, Kathryn Solly, Toni and Robin Christie, Terri Harrison, Claire Warden, Menna Godfrey, Erin Kenny and Liz Edwards.


Physical Development Transcripts

  • Children's Movement and Outdoor Provision
  • Outdoors and Nature Play
  • Early Childhood Reflexes and Physical Development
  • check
    Healthy Postures for Children and Babies
  • Early Years Obesity and the Effects on Children's Development
  • Toddlers Moving and Learning
  • The Role of Music in Physical Development
  • check
    The Practitioner's Role in Physical Development

£15
(approx $20 USD, $27 AUD)

221 Pages

Featuring: Barbara Isaacs, Rae Pica, Maggie Dent, Sue Palmer, Dr Lala Manners, Jan White, Sally Goddard-Blythe, Sue Robb, Kathleen Porter, Helen Battelley, Prof Pat Preedy, Anne O'Connor, Nicola Burke, Steven White, Sharon Skade and Sandi Phoenix


Children’s Personal, Social and Emotional Well-Being: Strategies for Support Transcripts

  • Children's Independence and Self-Development
  • Improving PSED through Physical Development
  • Using the Leuven Scales
  • check
    The Vital Role of the "Significant Other"
  • Drop-off and Pick-up Strategies
  • PSED in Birth to Three
  • The "Cups Philosophy" for PSED
  • check
    Neuroscience to Support PSED
  • check
    PSED for Children with Autism

£15
(approx $20 USD, $27 AUD)

189 Pages

Featuring: Sally Goddard-Blythe, Alistair Bryce-Clegg, Professor Chris Pascal & Professor Tony Bertram, Jane Evans, Dr Suzanne Zeedyk, Julia Manning Morton, Rob Fox, Sandi Phoenix, Michelle Myers, Debi Keyte Hartland, Wendy Baker, Suzanne Axelsson,  Sonia Mainstone-Cotton, Mine Conkbayir and Dr Sue Allingham

Downloadable PDF or Printed Book options available. P&P charged on printed book (£2 in UK, £5.50 in Europe £8 rest of world).

Summit Certificates

Downloadable and printable CPD certificate. Purchase of the certificate gives you access to a quiz which tests your knowledge of the content presented on the summit. Successful completion of the quiz allows you to download and print the certificate with your name on it.

Challenge and Risk in the Early Years Certificate

  • Encouraging risk taking in cognitive development
  • Supporting parents on the benefits of risky play
  • The 6 types of risky play
  • check
    Seeing risk from the child's perspective
  • Introducing woodworking into an Early Years setting
  • Outdoor environments for exploration and discovery
  • Froebel's view on adventurous play
  • How to help staff implement good risky play activities safely
  • How leaders affect risk taking with their staff in the setting
  • check
    Japanese Early Years settings and their attitudes to risk taking
  • Risky play in the Reggio Emilia environment and pedagogy
  • Benefit/risk assessment and play policies in Early Years settings

£10
(approx $13 USD, $18 AUD)

9 CPD Hours


 Practitioners Leading Practice Certificate

  • Playfulness and Learning
  • The Outstanding Childminders Environment
  • Practitioner Wellbeing
  • check
    Supporting Practitioners in a setting
  • Safeguarding
  • Children's wellbeing
  • Outdoor Play and Learning
  • check
    Outdoor Play in a Digital Age

£10
(approx $13 USD, $18 AUD)

10.5 CPD Hours


Children's Outdoor Play and Learning Certificate

  • Natural Playspaces and Sustainability
  • "Resource Free" Outdoor Play
  • Arts and Outdoor Play
  • check
    Designing Play Spaces that Meet Children's Needs
  • Puddle Play, Mud Kitchens and Spirituality
  • Nature Pedagogy in the UK and around the world
  • Learning from outdoor expeditions
  • check
    Practical Experiences from Timbernook and Cedarsong

£10
(approx $13 USD, $18 AUD)

9.5 CPD Hours


Physical Development Certificate

  • Children's Movement and Outdoor Provision
  • Outdoors and Nature Play
  • Early Childhood Reflexes and Physical Development
  • check
    Healthy Postures for Children and Babies
  • Early Years Obesity and the Effects on Children's Development
  • Toddlers Moving and Learning
  • The Role of Music in Physical Development
  • check
    The Practitioner's Role in Physical Development

£10
(approx $13 USD, $18 AUD)

10 CPD Hours

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