A new online professional development FREE concept.
In short, think book club and then translate to online professional development.
Once a month we’ll read a research paper, journal, blog, article, legislation, guidance or social media content. We may also watch an inspiring video clip, for example.
We’ll then come together on my Facebook page, via a live Facebook post, to share our reflections and discuss translations into practice.
The link will always be free and Laura will share it at least one month before to enable participants to read and/or watch.
If participants would like a certificate for their professional development record, the investment will be £4.95 per certificate.
Date for your diary
The first session will be on Tuesday 5th February at 7pm and Laura will circulate the link for the discussion in the new year.
To sign up to receive the link, please email admin@LauraHenryConsultancy.com
I was delighted to receive an email from a group of students from Antwerp in Belgium earlier this year. They were carrying out research linked to Early Years and families. They wanted to know about my successful My Family Week and to meet with me in London.
Unfortunately, on the date of their visit, I was going to be out of the country and so I put them in touch with Kim Benham, owner and manager of Sparkles and Millie’s Pre-School, in Croydon. Kim’s settings took part in My Family Week last year and were also filmed by the BBC.
Please read Kim’s blog on the students’ visit.
I am delighted to be speaking at the GESS Show in Dubai again on Wednesday 28th February. Please click on the link for more information: GESS
In addition, for the second time it is an honour to be asked to be a judge at the GESS Awards, which takes place at the same time.
We are pleased to announce that the recordings of the Keynote Speakers, Present and Panel plus the exclusive filmed interview with Stuart Shanker are now available.
They are accompanied by the Presentations from the day and are an invaluable resource for CPD and Staff Training.
It was a thought provoking and inspiring day for all who attended.
The recordings are available FREE of charge to *delegates and Early Years Club Members.
For all others, a small fee will be charged.
*A small fee will be charged for delegates who want to use the recording and materials for their own commercial and financial gain
Please visit our dedicated webpage for more information
I was delighted to be invited to share my Early Years and Parenting views on Gulf News
We are pleased to announce the long-awaiting second book in Laura’s Jo-Jo and Gran-Gran series based on a pre-school child and her grandmother, showing the special and loving relationship that they have.
In this book, The Twelve and a Half Days of Christmas, Jo-Jo and Gran-Gran talk about, reflect on and plan what they are going to do as they count down the days to Christmas Day. They remind us again about the special bonds that grandparents have with their grandchildren, focusing on the intergenerational and loving relationships that are central to positive community living.
For more information on both of the books, please visit our dedicated webpage
Special Offer! Reduced pricing on the Jo-Jo and Gran-Gran books for My Family Week.
Especially for this celebration week, we have reduced the pricing of both books to £5.99 each.
Note: This special offer pricing is only available from Laura’s online shop
There are just over three weeks to go until the launch of the first international celebration of the family!
Children around the world will get the opportunity to celebrate the uniqueness of their family, irrespective of circumstances including children with same-sex parents, those who are fostered, disabled, have step families or half brothers and sisters, are bereaved, blended, those who are adopted or who live with grandparents and other family members.
International Early Years expert, Laura Henry, has been busy creating resources for My Family Week, providing fun and educational activities for settings, schools and parents.
There will be a soft launch on Friday 13th October, 2017, before the week-long celebration from Monday 16th to Sunday 22nd October.
Laura is delighted to announce the University of Northampton as the academic partner for My Family Week, with support from other organisations including NEyTCO, the Pre-school Learning Alliance and Gingerbread.
At the launch on 13th October, settings, schools and parents will be […]
Early Years expert, Laura Henry, this week met His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, during the spiritual leader’s two-day visit to the city of Derry/Londonderry.
As patron of Children in Crossfire, His Holiness was helping to celebrate the charity’s 20th anniversary, marking two decades of its mission to address the impact of poverty on young children. Through working with partner organisations and providing development education, Children in Crossfire has helped to change the lives and outlooks of children in Tanzania, Ethiopia and Ireland.
Children in Crossfire invited Laura to join the celebrations in light of her role as national representative on the World Forum in Early Care and her own work to improve the quality of Early Years education and outcomes for children both here in the UK and overseas.
Alongside the charity’s founder, Richard Moore, Laura attended an audience with His Holiness, where the spiritual leader took questions […]
I’m delighted to share my quotes via Wall Art!
Please click on the link to visit Wall Art’s website and then type ‘Laura Henry’ in the search bar for my quotes.
As an added bonus, if you join my Early Years Club you can purchase at a discount!