Trainer profile

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Di Chilvers

Areas of expertise:
  • Child development - talking and thinking
  • Young children as competent communicators, talkers and thinkers
  • Sustained Shared Thinking and the Characteristics of Effective Learning
  • Child-led learning and adult-focused teaching
  • Talk for Maths Mastery
  • Leading the learning – developing outstanding practice
  • Observation, Assessment and Planning – Mapping children’s progress, Observation as professional practice, Using a Documentation approach
  • Observation as professional practice
  • Philosophy and Practice in Reggio Emilia, New Zealand and Denmark

Di Chilvers is an advisory consultant in early childhood education having worked in the early year’s sector for a long time!  Di has had a diverse career having initially trained as a nursery nurse (NNEB), then a teacher and worked in schools for over 20 years.   She moved into training in FE and...

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