The 15th June meeting was attended by representatives from 14 Local Authorities, as well as representatives from the Day Care Trust (DCT) and the National Childminding Association (NCMA).

The sessions covered in the meeting, with downloadable presentations, are shown below: 

Session 1: The way forward in the light of LA budget cuts

Linda Stewart ( Essex C.C)

Julian Grenier (London Borough of Tower Hamlets). Download presentation here

Discussion chaired by Brenda Taggart - Principal Investigator & Research Co-ordinator, IOE, University of London.

Session 2: Assessing the quality of home based care

Faye Linskey (Director A+ Education Ltd.) Download presentation here.

Rosie Bloomfield (Hertfordshire C.C.) Download presentation here.

With thanks for contributions from Alison Newman (Worcestershire C.C). Download presentation here.

Session 3: Identifying Quality in Early Years Provision

Research session led by Oxford University, A+ Education Ltd. and Day Care Trust

Sandra Mathers (Director A+ Education Ltd./Principal Investigator Oxford University). Download presentation here.

Rosanna Singler (The Daycare Trust). Download here.

Session 4: Using ITERS-R to support disadvantaged 2 year olds

Presentation by Emma Wilson (Hackney Learning Trust).

Presentation and open discussion led by Sandra Mathers (Principal Investigator Oxford University/Director A+ Education Ltd.) Download here

The use of the Freedom of Information Act - Download here.