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How can we overcome the challenges facing early years practitioners and change the future of childcare?

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The Early Years workforce is experiencing several challenges, including practitioner wellbeing concerns, staff recruitment, and retention as well as a lack of funding across the sector. With a growing number of pressures and challenges for providers and practitioners, it is evident that change is needed. 
Our webinar is now available to watch on-demand for free. Catch up on the discussion by visiting our YouTube channel below.

Discover the following:

  • What pressures are practitioners and settings currently facing and how has the pandemic exacerbated such challenges?
  • How are the pressures affecting early years children within settings?
  • The importance of wellbeing in early years education
  • How can we raise the profile of the sector to recognise the importance of early education roles?
  • Plus, so much more!

Available on our TTS World of Education Hub, you’ll find lots of additional follow-up content and sessions with our global experts, as well as other educationalists, offering practical tips and guidance for making positive changes in your early years settings.


About our panellists:  

June O’Sullivan MBE, CEO of the London Early Years Foundation (LEYF)
June is the CEO and creator of the UK’s leading childcare social enterprise, London Early Years Foundation. June has developed the LEYF Pedagogy and champions of community-based, multi-generational early years education as the basis for greater social and cultural capital to deliver long-term social impact. She continues to advise Governments as well as a range of organisations, academics and services at home and overseas about how best to implement a social enterprise vision for Early Years.   

Purnima Tanuku OBE, Chief Executive, National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA)
Purnima is the CEO at National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA), an award-winning charity and membership association supporting nurseries, early years settings and their workforce to deliver the best possible early education and care to our youngest children. Purnima, supported by the Board of Trustees, leads the strategic direction of NDNA. She has developed NDNA into the Voice of the Sector, the strongest and biggest representative organisation for early years across the UK. Purnima represents the sector to Government Ministers, parliamentarians, civil servants and local authorities.   

Kate Moxley, Consultant, Trainer, and Speaker specialising in wellbeing and mental health
Kate is a proud and passionate early years (EY) consultant, trainer, and speaker specialising in wellbeing and mental health. Founder of the Wellness for All training company and a Mental Health First Aid England Instructor Member, Kate specialises in wellbeing and mental health training, workplace support. She has also recently launched a book, ‘A Guide To Mental Health For Early Years Educators’, which amplifies the voices of educators to highlight the true meaning of wellbeing. 

Jamel Carly Campbell, Early Years Educator, Consultant and Children’s Author 
Jamel is an Early Years Educator, Consultant and Children’s Author. He has worked in the sector for over 18 years. Early years is his specialty, but he has worked in youth clubs, and schools, closely supporting children with SEND. Jamel is passionate about the early years and stresses the importance of having a balanced diverse inclusive workforce, curriculum, and pedagogy. He has partnered with MITEY (Men in the Early years) which is associated with the Fatherhood Institute and has assisted L.E.Y.F with extensive research about the effect of having men as part of the early years workforce.

Alistair Bryce-Clegg, Early Years expert and global webinar host
Alistair is an award-winning Early Years author, blogger, product designer and advocate of PLAY. His work has been published in several books and magazines and he has worked as an Early Years advisor for various film and television projects. Alongside support and training for a range of settings, schools and parents, Alistair also works internationally and with local authorities across the UK.  

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