New advice on how early years practitioners can help parents navigate home learning

A new article by Lyn Challender sets out helpful advice for early years professionals seeking to help parents during Covid-19 closures.


As parents continue to grapple with the challenges of home schooling, for parents of very young children, providing good quality early learning can be particularly complex. Early years practitioners can play a vital role in supporting parents during this time – using their understanding of child development and the importance of learning through play to provide clear, straightforward guidance on how to help young children thrive while they are at home.

In her article for Early Years Educator, Education Development Trust’s Early Years Professional Development Adviser, Lyn Challender, shares important insights on the ways in which early years practitioners can support parents of young children through the Covid-19 crisis. You can read her article here.