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Knowledge Makes Change – July

Everyday we all feel many different emotions from happiness to sadness to fear or anger. It is okay for our children to feel all these emotions, however, early years children are at a stage in their development where they can find it difficult to regulate their emotions on their own. In order for children to […]

Inclusion in Education and Early Years

In the last 6 months, CYPES conducted online surveys and workshops inviting people to share their views on inclusive early years and education. Their views and inputs will go into creating a Vision and Charter for Inclusion in Education and Early Years. A charter is a set of principles that will enable inclusive education across […]

Highlight a Partner – Fiona Brennan – Brighter Futures

Fiona Brennan is CEO of Brighter Futures, a charity founded in 2008 to support families in Jersey.  Helping to improve family life alongside the main carer, the charity’s educational model provides families with the skills to thrive. Fiona joined Brighter Futures in the same year that it was founded, as a keyworker, and was previously […]

The Princess of Wales campaign – “Shaping Us”

The Princess of Wales has launched a campaign on one of her most personal causes – the “critical importance of our early childhood“. In an open letter, Catherine says not enough attention is paid to how children’s first five years profoundly shape “the adults we become”. It is the latest stage in her long-standing efforts to […]