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Understanding and supporting mental health in infancy and early childhood: A PEDAL and UNICEF UK Toolkit

14 April 2023

There is widespread concern about babies’, children’s and young people’s mental health in the UK, particularly after the pandemic. Surveys of children, young people, parents, grandparents and teachers all reveal worries about mental health. Significant evidence shows us that the foundations for lifelong mental health are laid during pregnancy and the earliest years of life. Thankfully, this is more widely […]

Early Years Library

9 January 2023

Learn more about these free resources designed to help early childhood education practitioners support young children’s development of essential skills.

An Introduction to the TRAIL (Teachers Reflecting on Agency in Learning) Programme

1 December 2022

Teachers Reflecting on Agency in Learning (TRAIL) is a professional development programme designed to support early years and primary educators in implementing rigorous, child-centred practices that promote agency in children. Many educators are unsure how to balance their role as a guide in children’s learning with children’s exploration and curiosity. In TRAIL, we support educators […]

X: X-SEL in life: Supporting social and emotional learning in early childhood

5 July 2022

How can we support children with their social and emotional learning?

Coping with Changes: Supporting social and emotional learning in early childhood

6 April 2021

Natalie Kirby, Elizabeth Byrne, and Paul Ramchandani