Laura Henry has asked the Department for Education to co-host the popular weekly twitter conversation #EYTalking.
This will take place on Tuesday 21st January 2014 from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. GMT.
The Department has set the following discussion points and is keen to communicate as widely as possible across the sector on the following issues:
- how to encourage schools to offer more Early Years and out-of-school childcare, including in partnership with PVI providers;
- how to encourage more childminders to enter the profession whether independently or as part of an agency;
- how to help parents make informed choices about childcare, including knowing how to demand a quality service.
As well as these discussion points, there may be other complementary issues that the sector may like to raise with the Department. Be sure to spread the word, especially to colleagues who are unable to attend events and conferences, so that they too can have their say on these important sector issues.
Remember on the evening to use the hash tag: #EYTalking to share and connect with others on the debate.