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News! – recognition for work carried out in the Early Years (EY) sector.

I feel both privileged and overwhelmed to have received, the ‘Coaching within Education’ award at The Coaching Academy’s (TCA) annual International Awards event.

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Needing a change of focus in this ever changing sector

For many years early education and childcare has been bombarded with constant changes to legislation in all areas of work – much has been necessary, with safeguarding children forefront, and rightly so.

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Here at last! The Hampshire Early Years Network (HEN for short) long awaited August 2018 Pay Survey.

Many of you will know that I have been running an early years’ business owners and managers network (known as HEN) for some time now.

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Hampshire Early Years Network (HEN) Pay Survey 2018

You may recall that during Autumn 2016 I completed a survey of pay scales for various EY posts for the Hampshire and Southampton areas.

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Addressing the Leadership and Management skills shortage in Early Years

In the early years sector, there is currently a lack of trained staff. Business owners and managers are telling me that they are struggling to find high calibre staff to meet their needs, particularly at room supervisor or middle management level.

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Celebrating the first year of the Hampshire Early Years Network

Known simply as HEN, the Hampshire Early Years Network is about to celebrate the first year of operation. I am pleased to have been part of it. Made up of a great bunch of committed, dedicated and enthusiastic EY business owners and managers has meant the first year has gone very well with lots of positive feedback.

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Hampshire Early Years Network (HEN) Pay Survey

During the Autumn 2016 I completed a survey of pay scales for various EY posts for the Hampshire and Southampton areas. If you do not know me, I am an independent EY Advisor and Trainer and I used to work as one of the Childcare Development and Business Officers within Hampshire County Council until December 2015.