During this session Tamsin will explore how we can promote inclusive practice and support our children and families in relation to LGBTQIA+, culture, equality and diversity. We will consider what we mean by inclusion, inclusive practice and equalities and share some practical ideas of how to support our children and families in this area.
Tamsin Grimmer is an experienced early years consultant, author and parent who is passionate about young children’s learning and development. She believes that all children deserve practitioners who are inspiring, dynamic, reflective and loving. Tamsin particularly enjoys planning and delivering training and supporting early years practitioners and teachers to improve outcomes for young children. Tamsin has written four books – Observing and Developing Schematic Behaviour in Young Children, School Readiness and the Characteristics of Effective Learning, Calling All Superheroes: Supporting and Developing Superhero Play in the Early Yearsand Developing a Loving Pedagogy in the Early Years: How Love Fits with Professional Practice. She is currently working on her next two, Supporting Behaviour and Emotions and Self-Regulation in Early Childhood.