Many Nursery School Teaching Schools engage in research and research projects. Look through the Nursery School Teaching Schools for more information on their individual websites. See an example from Alfreton Nursery School:
Alfreton Nursery School are excited to be working with Liz Clark from Turned on Its Head. Further information to follow.
Ripley Nursery School are piloting a new project through Sightlines-Initiative following their recent attendance at a conference based on Reggio Emelia approaches . Further details to follow.
Further information about the project is available from Alfreton Nursery School
Research from Dr Julian Grenier commissioned from the UCL IOE into our Outstanding Early Years Teaching Programme
Dr Julian Grenier I Headteacher I Sheringham Nursery School and Children’s Centre I Sheringham Avenue I London I E12 5PB
London Borough of Newham
A Celebratory Approach to SEND Assessment in the Early Years
PenGreen Teaching School
Workingon a Department for Education funded project, a small group of professionalswas tasked with developing a celebratory assessment tool for children withspecial educational needs and/or disability. The results of this can befound here;
Developing ‘Negotiation capital’: influence and imagination in three and four-year-old triadic collaborative play in nursery
Thisstudy was the focus of discussions over a two-year period with family workers,researchers and parents at the Pen Green Centre for Children and theirFamilies. Based in the nursery environment this study looked at how 3 and4-year-olds interact in spontaneous imaginary play. The focus was on howchildren use strategies to negotiate, influence and collaborate in their play.
European Early Childhood Education Research Association
At theend of August some representatives from Pen Green were lucky enough to attendEECERA in Budapest to share some of the fantastic research/work that has beenconducted recently.