BECERA

BECERA 2020: Conference Programme

10-Feb-2020


 


CONFERENCE PROGRAMME BOOK - click the above image for comprehensive information, including all presentation abstracts.


 

Our 2020 Conference is held at the Midlands Arts Centre, Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, B12 9QH.

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SYMPOSIUM SET I 10:45 - 12:05

 

A How can professionals support the home learning environment?

 

I. Relational pedagogy starts with a home visit - getting parent partnerships off to a flying start
ZOE RAVEN AND AIMEE PAWLAK, Acorn Early Years Foundation
 
II. The role of social workers in allocation and monitoring of pupil premium plus for looked after children
BEN TAYLOR, University of East London
 
III. Supportive power: The role of family learning in developing home learning cultures
CHARLOTTE HARDACRE, University of Cumbria

 

B Learning Outdoors

 

I. Muscles and minds: Supporting significant adults in a young child’s life to embrace the importance of outdoor play
BETTY LIEBOVICH AND AMANDA FURTADO, Goldsmiths University of London and Chelwood Nursery School
 
II. Development of outdoor learning cultures for babies and toddlers
NICOLA KEMP, Canterbury Christ Church University
 
III. An exploration of the influential relations between children, adults and natural environments
TANSY WATTS, Canterbury Christchurch University

 

C Building and sustaining equal and active relationships with parents living through complexity, raising children with SEND or other vulnerabilities

 

I. The impact of PICL across Mid Lothian
JO BENFORD AND FLISS DEWSBERY, Pen Green Centre for Children and Their Families
 
II. Building and sustaining equal and active relationships with parents living through complexity
TRACY STUDDERS, Pen Green Centre for Children and Their Families
 
III. Parents involvement in their children’s learning and development across a community drop in group and a nursery
KERRY MCNULTY, Pen Green Centre for Children and Their Families
 

 

SYMPOSIUM SET II 12:50 - 13:50

 

A RETHINKING OUR VIEWS OF CHILDREN AND PARENTS

 
I. Turning to notice' what matter matters to two-year-old children in early years education
JULIE OVINGTON, Sunderland University
 
II. Parent partnership: Raising cultural capital of parents through coffee mornings
LAUREN COATES, St. Thomas Centre Nursery School and Daycare

 

RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN CHILD, HOME AND SETTING

 
I. Vygotsky and family perspectives in home learning cultures
MICHAEL GASPER, Starfish Enterprise
 
II. Interrelationship between child, home and setting: Findings from the HAWWC Boys Project
CHRIS PASCAL AND TONY BERTRAM, Centre for Research in Early Childhood

 

C Exploration and unpicking of 'enabling environments'

 
I. Super-diversity in England: The impact of a reception classroom’s physical layout on the creation of ‘third space’
CHRISTINA FASHANU, Sheffield Hallam University
 
II. Enabling and disabling factors in the early years
CHRISTINE ELSBY, Open University
 
 

POSTER SYMPOSIUM 14:05 – 14:35

 

This session is delivered by a group of undergraduate students from the University of Worcester, chaired by Michelle Rogers, Senior Lecturer at the Department for Children and Families.

 
Poster I: What do children learn from the home learning environment? Is it what we think?
Aishah Bibi, University of Worcester
 
Poster II: Considering the home learning environment and thinking about positive learning landscapes
Caitlin Ford, University of Worcester
 
Poster III: Considering the home learning environment and thinking about positive learning landscapes
Lucy Ballard, University of Worcester
 
Poster IV: What do children learn from the home learning environment? Is it what we think?
Michelle Rogers, University of Worcester
 
Poster V: What is the impact of poverty on home learning cultures?
Katie Corbett and Katie Azad, University of Worcester
 
Poster VI: How does the home learning environment support mental health in children, young people & their families?
Julia Gibbs, University of Worcester
 
Poster VII: How does the home learning environment support mental health in children, young people & their families?
Ali Goodwin, University of Worcester
 
Poster VIII: What impacts on children's learning in the home environment?
Naila Arif, University of Worcester


 

SYMPOSIUM SET III 14:35 - 15:35

 

A Experiences of minority groups and their implications for policy and practice

 
I. The lived experiences of refugee children in Early Childhood and Education Care settings: Implications for practice and pedagogy
DONNA GAYWOOD, Centre for Research in Early Childhood and Birmingham City University
 
II. Heritage language transmission among Polish families in the Republic of Ireland
LIZ KERRINS, Early Childhood Ireland
 

B Physical activity and rough and tumble play

 
I. Researching physical activity practice, perceptions and performance in early childhood
HELEN BATTELLEY, Centre for Research in Early Childhood and Birmingham City University
 
II. Rough and tumble play: Supporting this play in the school setting
RACHNA JOSHI AND CARLA JONES, Hargrave Park School
 

APPROACHES TO SUPPORTING PARENT AND CHILD INTERACTIONS

 
I. Can Dialogic Reading Promote Reading At Home?
JUNE O'SULLIVAN, London Early Years Foundation
 
II. A study of children’s self-regulation, social-behavioural development and EYFSP attainment in Oxfordshire

KATHY SYLVA, University of Oxford and JANE BRADBURY, EasyPeasy

 

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