Developed by leaders in the field of enabling and therapeutic environments, this course is aimed at anyone working in a therapeutic environment. Designed for practitioners at all levels in NHS, Criminal Justice System, Education & Care systems, the course offers basic theory leading to workshops and advanced practitioner sessions. Read more about the training courses … Read more
An international partnership of 8 organisations from the UK, Germany, Denmark, the Czech Republic, Spain and Belgium has developed the first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) to provide a panoramic overview of social pedagogy in these countries and introduce some of the central principles for practice. Find out more about the FREE Starter Event here.
The charity Music as Therapy International, has announced they are repeating their awards scheme for their training course for Early Years practitioners. Music as Therapy International is a South London-based registered charity who believe passionately in the power of music to make the most of people’s potential, overcoming obstacles such as disability, trauma and mental … Read more
AARDMAN and STUDIOCANAL are delighted to announce that EARLY MAN – the new prehistoric comedy adventure that is “gloriously funny” (Robbie Collin, The Telegraph) from four-time Academy Award®-winning director Nick Park and AARDMAN, the creators of WALLACE & GROMIT and SHAUN THE SHEEP – will be available on digital download from 21 MAY 2018 and onDVD, Blu-ray™ and 4K UHD from 28 MAY 2018 – available to pre-order now: http://scnl.co/EarlyManHE. Shot … Read more
A mud cake made from earth and water, decorated with nature’s gems – fallen petals, leaves, sticks and stones and forest egg hunts with golden tickets hidden in nature . . . By engaging in this sort of Spring active free play, children become fully immersed in and connected to the environment, developing both physically … Read more
Early Bird tickets are now available for the conference: How To Commission Children’s Services That Work. Date: 28-29 June 2018 Venue: Hayes Conference Centre, Derbyshire Price: £110 for public sector You can read the full details here: How to Commission Children’s Services that Work
It’s a dark winter’s night and a scruffy black cat arrives on an old lady’s doorstep. Named Nicholas because he arrived at Christmas time, he soon makes an impression in the neighbourhood, his bedraggled looks belying his mighty skills as a mouser. Soon, his many exploits are greeted with grateful thanks and much amusement, until, one … Read more
Tickets are available for the Therapeutic Childcare Conference 2018 WHY RELATIONSHIPS MATTER: Responding to Trauma and Attachment in the Classroom Thursday 22nd March 2018 at the Catrin Finch Centre – Glyndwr University, Wrexham The conference is aimed at all those working to teach, care for and support young people, especially those with emotional, social and additional learning needs. It will … Read more
The dates for forthcoming training for Therapeutic Community & Therapeutic Environments Practitioners have been announced. You can read the course dates here. You can read about the course here.
With childhood reading seeing a huge resurgence, it makes sense for literature to become a vehicle for helping youngsters confront and address many of the issues they’ll face in life. UK author Jennifer Molly has taken this to heart, with an uplifting and whimsical new book. However, ‘Luke Gets Wishes’ is so much more than … Read more
While reading is currently more popular than ever among young children, many adults are disenchanted with modern storybooks and their tendencies to focus on toilet humour, epic battles of good versus evil, and horror. Thankfully, British writer Julia Kay is bucking all trends with gusto, using her debut novel to hark back to a more innocent, … Read more
The End Child Poverty coalition has today published figures providing a new Child Poverty map of the UK. The new figures reveal that there are now constituencies within the UK where more than half of children are growing up in poverty – compared to one in ten, in the areas with the lowest child poverty rates. … Read more