Tag: Opinion

Slightly Political Post – Covid Vaccine

So, I have been thinking a lot recently about this as it’s very much in the news (good news for a change.) This year has been so strange for all of us in Early Years as we constantly …

The Early Years Soapbox Podcast – Episode 1 – Greg Bottrill

In the first of this new Podcast series Glenn (AKA The Male Practitioner) let’s author, trainer and consultant Greg Bottrill ask the question “What is it like . . .”

What I think Cultural Capital is.

This is my view on what Cultural Capital means for early years settings. As I said, this is my view. You may have your own interpretation. Whatever your view on Cultural Capital, just remember to feed those curious …

Men in Childcare – the children’s views

So, following on from the previous article on the BBC News website regarding some difficulties faced by men in Early Years, June O’Sullivan from the London Early Years Foundation presents this interesting alternative view from the children. Thoughts …

Opinion – Is there still a stigma?

I was reading an article a few weeks ago regarding a man’s experience in Childcare and how he only felt that the apparent “suspicion” from parents about a man in Early Learning and Childcare only subsided when he …

I’m actually angry

A colleague at work drew my attention to a line in one of the children’s story books that actually made me angry then and there on the spot. Not just angry but disappointed and let down. The book …