Inspiring, encouraging, connecting and training those working in early years.

Welcome to Love Early Years

 

Love Early Years encourages and supports practitioners working in early years care and education.

We work to enable them to become better equipped to meet the needs of young children, building strong foundations for present and future generations.

All the work at Love Early Years is grounded in our shared Christian worldview and conviction.

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Early Days Magazine

 

A termly publication (Autumn, Spring and Summer) of articles on early years education from a specifically Christian perspective.

Christian experience is shared and Christian thinking about the early years encouraged. Much is from a UK background but there are also international contributors.

 

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Upcoming Events..

 

Christian Perspectives in Early Years Education – 19th May 2018

Love Early Years encourages and supports practitioners working in early years care and education. This conference will enable you to become better equipped to meet the needs of young children, building strong foundations for present and future generations.

We have a vision to see Christians as beacons of excellence in the Early Years workforce, operating from strong convictions, and in partnership with many others across our country and overseas.

Come and meet other passionate Early Years professionals from a wide range of settings and join us as we seek to restore a Christian voice in Early Years.

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Love That Knows No End

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By the time this edition of Early Days goes to print I will have celebrated 30 years of marriage with my wonderful husband, Pete. So perhaps it is fitting that “Professional Love” is the theme of this magazine. There have been times in those thirty years when loving and sticking together has been a decision and commitment rather than a…

Whose Values?

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The introduction of British Values into Early Years was met with a raft of confusion and an abundance of resources available (at a charge!) on numerous Early Years websites. The range of posters displaying the Queen, the Union flag, roast dinners and tea parties not only showed the depth of misunderstanding, but served to promote exclusivity and not the “mutual…

Contrasting Professional Love & God’s Unconditional Love in Christian Early Years Practice

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Current interest in the understanding of “professional love”  (Page, 2011), and how this is perceived in Early Years groups across the country, provides an important opportunity to look at how love might be understood in a Christian nursery, and how that links with our desire to express to children and families the unconditional love of God as our Father. Jools…

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