The 19th April meeting was attended by representatives from 20 Local Authorities, as well as representatives from The Department for Education, Ofsted and The University of East London.
The agenda for the meeting can be downloaded here
The sessions covered in the meeting, with downloadable presentations, are shown below:
DfE Early Education and Childcare Policy Update
Duncan Aitchison (Department for Education). Download presentation here
Consultation on proposed changes to the role of the local authority in early education and childcare
"Funded early education consultation - reform to the role of local authorities in funded early education"
Chris Armstrong-Stacey (Department for Education). Download presentation here
More Great Childcare: Research Evidence
Presentation by Brenda Taggart (Institute of Education, London) and Sandra Mathers (University of Oxford)
Download presentation here
Working session: Response to consultation on proposed changes to the role of the local authority in early education and childcare
Round-table discussion of consultation proposals
Whole-group plenary and creation of points for network response
Concluding Panel Session chaired by Professor Kathy Sylva
Presentation by Dr Eva Lloyd (University of East London). Download presentation here