The 1st February meeting was attended by representatives from 16 Local Authorities, as well as a representative from the National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA).

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

Session 1: Local Authority Presentation

"Ecers in Derby"

Dawn Barlow and Julie Smith (Derby City Council). Download presentation here.

Rabena Khatoon (Proprietor/Manager of Play Corner Private Day Nursery)

"Our Approach to ECERS"

Session 2: Network Discussion

Ensuring the quality of free funded places for disadvantaged twos

“Improving Quality for Two Year Olds in Tower Hamlets"

Charlotte Herxheimer (London Borough of Tower Hamlets)

"The Oxfordshire ITERS Audit Action for Quality"

Liz Van Santen (Oxford County Council). Download presentation here.

Session 3: ECERS/ITERS update

Opportunity to provide input to the UK ECERS addendum and first draft of the ITERS UK addendum
Update on new American ECERS/ITERS clarification notes and implications

Session 4: Research Update

"The National Evaluation of the Graduate Leader Fund"

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