The project aims to improve the practice of early year’s practitioners working with disadvantaged toddlers, in order to help them get the best start to formal education, in the hope that they will go on to maximise their potential and be active citizens in the future.

Enhancing the Education and Wellbeing of Toddlers from diverse backgrounds through the Development of Training and Materials to Support Early Years Practitioners.


The aims and goals of the project are:

  1. To enhance the quality of Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) through the development of new approaches to Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for Early Years Practitioners (EYPs) to enable them to maximise on the learning opportunities of disadvantaged toddlers (18-36 months) through training, job shadowing and practical materials.
  2. To improve the quality of provision through a holistic approach using a range of innovative learning opportunities and tools for Early Years Practitioners to develop their practice. Using the prerequisite of wellbeing to support children’s learning and development. (Instruments/Tools/Strategies)