Early Years Podcast

Nurturing Social and Emotional Wellbeing

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Episode 14: Improving outcomes for neurodivergent learners with Debs Davies

Alistair Bryce-Clegg is joined again by Debs Davies, a coach and consultant who is committed to helping create affirming and inclusive environments where neurodivergent people can be valued. In this episode, Alistair and Debs discuss ADHD and how educators can become more aware of it, recognising that it presents itself in various ways beyond common…

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Episode 13: Approaches to ADHD through an inclusive lens with Debs Davies

Alistair Bryce-Clegg is joined by Debs Davies, a coach and consultant who is committed to helping create affirming and inclusive environments where neurodivergent people can be valued. In this episode, Alistair and Debs introduce the topic of ADHD through an inclusive lens.  Supporting all learners Debs discusses her late ADHD diagnosis and her journey to…

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Episode 12: Tools for managing emotions with Samantha Dholakia 

In this final episode on the topic of emotional regulation and resilience, Alistair Bryce-Clegg and Samantha Dholakia delve into the significant aspects of emotional regulation.  Tools & strategies Sam and Alistair explore practical ideas to aid children in regulating their emotions and energy levels throughout the day, including key concepts such as creating accessible spaces…

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Episode 11: Nurturing emotional wellbeing through relationships with Samantha Dholakia

Alistair Bryce-Clegg is joined once again by Samantha Dholakia, a renowned Behaviour and Oracy Specialist, Consultant Trainer, and Creator of The Balance System©. In this podcast episode, Alistair and Sam discuss the importance of co-regulation to create a safe and connected environment.  Effective co-regulation Sam discusses how adults' regulation, energy levels, and mood influence the…

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Episode 10: Emotional intelligence in the early years with Samantha Dholakia

Alistair Bryce-Clegg is joined once again by Samantha Dholakia, a renowned Behaviour and Oracy Specialist, Consultant Trainer, and Creator of The Balance System©. Join them for an engaging discussion on emotional intelligence in early years education.   Emotional development Sam expresses her belief that emotional intelligence is a vital skill to impart to the little learners,…

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Episode 9: Coaching emotional regulation with Samantha Dholakia

Alistair Bryce-Clegg is joined by Samantha Dholakia, a renowned Behaviour and Oracy Specialist, Consultant Trainer, and Creator of The Balance System©. In this episode, Alistair and Samantha introduce the topic of emotional intelligence and regulation in the Early Years.  Understanding and coaching behaviour Samantha and Alistair raise the need to coach behaviour rather than simply…

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Episode 8: Reflective practice in supporting wellbeing with Kate Moxley 

Alistair Bryce-Clegg is joined by Kate Moxley, an Early Years consultant, trainer and speaker for the final episode on the topic of emotional connection and wellbeing. Alistair and Kate bring together everything discussed so far and focus on the practical tips for putting wellbeing at the centre of early years settings. In this episode, Kate stresses…

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Topic Round-up: Emotional Connection & Wellbeing with Kate Moxley

Take a deepdive into the topics covered on our podcast with learnings, tips and resource recommendations from our in-house expert, Olivia Kirkby. Topic overview and key takeaways Alistair Bryce-Clegg is joined by Kate Moxley, an Early Years consultant, trainer and speaker specialising in wellbeing and mental health. Over four episodes, the pair focus on emotional…

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Episode 7: Honouring, valuing, and respecting staff with Kate Moxley 

Alistair Bryce-Clegg is joined by Kate Moxley, an Early Years consultant, trainer and speaker, to delve into the importance of fostering wellbeing within early childhood education teams.   Supporting staff Kate stresses the need to address mental health in the early childhood education sector, breaking the stigma around it, and highlighting that both educators and children…

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