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Nancy Stewart

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Nancy is a skilled teacher, consultant and trainer with nationally recognised expertise in early years development and learning, and quality improvement in teaching and provision. 

She has worked closely with Department for Education policy teams in implementing national programmes, and in drafting revisions to curriculum and assessment in the Early Years Foundation Stage review.  She has taught and led teams working with children from birth to 8, and has significant experience of training early years practitioners and supporting action research. 

She has been central to developing national training materials on assessment and on pedagogy, particularly around the role of the adult in playful teaching and learning.  In addition, early communication and language for thinking is a prime area of interest and expertise, along with children’s development as self-regulated learners.

Nancy has written the number 1 selling book How children learn - The characteristics of effective early learning. Nancy wrote co-authored Development Matters with Helen Moylett. Also with Helen she wrote best sellers Understanding the revised EYFS and Emerging, expected and exceeding: understanding the revised EYFS Profile's picture

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