Forum: Considering the future – Early years qualifications and training

Date & time: 3rd June 2016, 10.00am-3.30pm

Location: C219 Boardroom, College Building, Middlesex University London

Early years qualifications and training research seminar: Considering the future

A one-day forum on early years qualifications and training.

A keynote will be given by Emeritus Professor Peter Moss, from UCL Institute of Education, who will discuss: “What do we want for our early childhood workforce? Images, qualities and conditions.”

Researchers from Middlesex University’s Centre for Education Research and Scholarship (CERS) will present their initial findings from a research project into early years qualifications and training pathways.

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  • 10.00am – Registration
  • 10.30am – Position papers and a keynote from Professor Peter Moss
  • 1.30pm – Breakout sessions
  • 3.00pm – Closing plenary
  • 3.30pm – Close

Who should attend?:

The event is open to everyone with in interest in early years qualifications and training. In particular it will be of interest to early years employers and training providers.

The day will provide a unique CPD opportunity, allowing participants to critically reflect on the policy context of early years teacher training and provision.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.


Middlesex University is easily accessible from central London, the nearest underground is Hendon Central (18 minutes from Euston on the Northern Line), and the nearest mainline station is Hendon (15 minutes from St Pancras on Thameslink).