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Sue Manning, our Partner at ECP, is nominated for a prestigious safeguarding award!

Dec 04, 2018

Sue Manning

Sue Manning, managing director of Education Child Protection Ltd, has been nominated for the The British Association for the Study and Protection of Child Abuse and Neglect and the NSPCC’s Child Protection Trainer of the Year award.

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Nov 28, 2018

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Calling All Members...please check your inboxes for our Survey Monkey.  All we need is 5 minutes of your time, sharing your thoughts on our service to help us evaluate our work, evidence our value and identify ways to improve.

Support New Research into Playwork & Childcare

Nov 20, 2018

The Play Cycle 20 Years On  - new research project for those working in childcare

 In 1998, Gordon Sturrock and the late Perry Else presented a paper at the IPA International Play Conference in Colorado, USA.  The paper was titled ‘The playground as therapeutic space: playwork as healing’, later referred to as ‘The Colorado Paper’ and introduced the Play Cycle to play  theory. In the last twenty years, elements of the Play Cycle (such as ‘play cues’, ‘play return’, ‘play frame’ and ‘annihilation’’) have entered into common use within the childcare sector.  

HIT Christmas Family Fun Day!

Nov 15, 2018

Hit Christmas Family Fun Day

Your Countdown to Christmas starts with HIT! Join Herts Inclusive Theatre and Watford Mencap on the 24th of November to begin your countdown to the big day. There will be plenty to do including dance and drumming workshops, face painting, arts and crafts, story telling, a Santa's Grotto and more! 


The event is free entry for children and £3 for adults. Charges apply for workshops and activities. All funds raised go to Herts Inclusive Theatre and Watford Mencap. 

HSCB Transformation - Programme Update November 2018

Nov 09, 2018

Hscb Safeguarding Training

New Statutory Guidance has been published: ‘Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018’

Hertfordshire is an Early Adopter of the new guidance:

The guidance allows local areas to be more innovative with local arrangements, and means we can now change HSCB structures to make them work better for Hertfordshire.

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