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30 January 2019

Working in Education is not an easy job. Every day is different because not all children are the same. Each child is an individual with different levels of needs and abilities and they require support in order for them to learn and progress. In this blog… Read more…

21 January 2019

At some point in our childhood, we will all read or listen to a story. Each story is different and shares a diverse range of emotions that children can begin to understand and express, whilst letting our imaginations run wild. Here's my pick of five of the best… Read more…

2 January 2019

When I knew that I was accepted into ARU in September 2017 I was over the moon. All the hard work over the previous years had finally paid off. Although I was extremely proud of becoming an ARU student, I was still very nervous. I was scared of the unknown… Read more…

17 December 2018

Before I started University I was unsure on what I wanted to do. I knew that I loved working with children but I was not sure what sector of Education would best suit me, or the age range I would like to work with… Read more…

29 June 2017

When studying Early Childhood at ARU, you have the option every year to take a placement module. You do not have to take this pathway and there are theoretical aspects of the same module. But for those who want to go on placement, here are my tips for making the most of it! Read more…

29 June 2017

I have always had an interest in special educational needs (SEN) and as someone who also loves attending training, conferences and events for my professional development, I jumped at the chance to attend The Autism Show at the Excel in London. Read more…

14 March 2017

When doing an early years degree at university, I would say the best thing you can do is try to surround yourself with lots of opportunities to explore the field even more. I would imagine this would be good practice for any course you do. Which is why, when I found out about ChildcareExpo… Read more…

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