Welcome to the first in the series of ‘Mark Steed Meets: In Conversation with’. Throughout this new series, Mark Steed, alongside a number of industry experts will bring early years education insights and thought-leadership-based discussions aimed to inspire and engage educators across the globe.
In the first episode of Mark Steed Meets, Mark is joined by Jan Dubiel, Director of Early Years Education for Harrow International Schools and Bilingual Kindergartens. The discussion explores the impact of the pandemic on early years education, child development, and the challenges educators are experiencing internationally.
Mark Steed and Jan Dubiel explore:
- What changes are we noticing in relation to child development, behaviours, and skills post-pandemic?
- Why we should be more attuned to supporting children’s social and emotional wellbeing
- Pedagogy vs curriculum: what is the difference?
- How do we as educators offer a more inclusive approach to teaching?
- And so much more!
Watch the full video below:
Life and Learnings after covid…
In this article by Jan Dubiel, Jan explores the question of whether the recent global events have reshaped and revaluated our view of Early Years Education.
“For those entering Early Years and Kindergarten Provision, the effect of this has been particularly severe and significant. While it may take time, years even, to be able to evaluate the real effect this has had on them, we can already identify some obvious initial concerns.”