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Marion Dowling

Courses offered

Areas of expertise

Marion has spent all of her varied career working in the early years.  She has been headteacher of a state nursery school and has worked as an advisor in two large shire authorities and as a member of Her Majesty's Inspectorate. 

Since 1995 she has worked independently as a consultant and trainer both in the UK and abroad.  All her work is based on frequent and regular visits to early childhood settings.  Marion is an author of several books including Young Children's Thinking 0-7. The 4th edition of her book on Young children's personal, social and emotional development was published in August 2014.

Marion aims to make each course relevant to each group of participants.  She links theory to practice and includes suggestions for practical activities, opportunities for discussion and support from DVDs.

Marion is a Vice-President of Early Education and has directed two Early Education projects on exploring young children's thinking of which the DVDs can be purchased in our shop:

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We recommend a lead-time of three months to book a course. Certain Associates may be booked up further ahead than that and certain dates, eg start of term, also get particularly booked up.

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