Improving lives with childhood practice presentations now available

Presentations from our recent Improving lives with childhood practice conference held in Edinburgh are now available. The conference heard from a series of keynote speakers and practitioners from around Scotland.

SONY DSCThe presentations can be downloaded below.


Transforming lives: the impact of undertaking a childhood practice degree
Alice Mongiello, University of the Highlands and Islands

The Canadian experience of an early childhood educator in a changing landscape
Lois Mahon, College of Early Childhood Educators, Ontario

Transforming a sector: moving from an occupation to a profession: the CECE experience
Laura Sheehan, College of Early Childhood Educators, Ontario


The revised Standard for Childhood Practice (2015)
Frances Scott, SSSC

Childhood practitioners’ identities, narratives, experiences and actions: applying intersectionality in childhood practice
Kristina Konstantoni and Marlies Kustatscher, University of Edinburgh

The impact of mentoring
Anne Sutherland, University of Dundee

Championing children’s voices: research, practice and theory
Sarah Laing, University of Dundee

Confidence is the foundation for success
Candice Sillars, University of the West of Scotland

The benefits of documenting children’s learning
Heather Davis, University of Dundee

Involving parents in developing thinking skills in the early years
Ann Cockburn, University of Dundee

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