The first of the "Ensuring Quality for 2 year Olds" seminars was held on 15th May 2012 at the Tomlinson Centre in Hackney, London and was attended by representatives from 37 Local Authorities. There were also representatives from the DfE, NCB and 4Children.
The sessions covered in the meeting, with downloadable presentations, are shown below:
"Introduction to the ITERS and ECERS"
Presentation by Faye Linskey (Director A+ Education Ltd.) Download here
MAIN SEMINAR SESSION
Local Authority Presentations
"Early Learning for Two Year Olds: Improving Quality in Tower Hamlets"
Charlotte Herxheimer (London Borough of Tower Hamlets). Download here
"The Oxfordshire ITERS Audit Action for Quality"
Liz van Santen (Oxfordshire County Council). Download here
Round Table Discussion 1
Supporting and assessing the quality of two year old places.
Round Table Discussion 2
The two year old progress and health checks
"Improving Quality in Early Years Education and Care: A Comparison of Perspectives and Measures"
Sandra Mathers (University of Oxford/Director A+ Education Ltd.) Download here
Round Table Discussion 3
Childminders and the two year old entitlement
Department for Education update
Review, response and questions