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Register to watch our ‘Little Lockdowners: 4-11 Years’ Q&As

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As a continuation from our Early Years Little Lockdowners campaign, we are excited to bring the next in our TTS Talking series.

Our campaign: Little Lockdowners: Can we close the critical skills gap in primary learners? brings insights from a primary years perspective with experts: Rachel Clarke, Dr. Ems Lord and Hugo Shephard, hosted by Simon Hunt.

Register above so you can access the Q&As on Thursday 7th July to hear our experts explore ways to close the critical skills gap in primary learners and support children’s mental health and wellbeing post-pandemic.

We’ll be discussing:

  • What impact has the pandemic had upon critical skills such as Mathematics, Literacy and Reading? 
  • Has there been a significant shift in children’s mental health and wellbeing since the pandemic?  
  • What interventions can we use to overcome the challenges educators continue to face in supporting child development?
  • Plus much, much more…

Available on our TTS World of Education Hub, you’ll find lots of additional follow-up content and sessions with our global experts, as well as other educationalists, offering practical tips and guidance for supporting children aged 4-11 years in the classroom.

About our experts:

Rachel Clarke, Experienced Educational Trainer, Author, and Business Owner
Rachel is an experienced educational trainer and author with over 10 published titles including the popular Reading Detectives series. Following her 25 years in Primary Education, Rachel is now the director of the Primary English Education Consultancy; an organisation dedicated to raising standards in literacy.

Dr. Ems Lord – Director of NRICH, the University of Cambridge’s Multiple Award-winning Outreach Mathematics Programme
As a past president of The Mathematical Association, ambassador for Maths Week England, Ems Lord is also a regular contributor to the work of the All-Party Parliamentary Group that looks at education in Britain.

Hugo Shephard, Founder and Managing Director of Role Models
Hugo is the Founder and Managing Director of Role Models; an impact-driven education provider that focuses on life skills to promote social & emotional wellbeing and dynamic thinking, helping young people to thrive in life; both at home and in their future workplace. With a degree in Psychology and a background in consultancy, Hugo is at the helm of the Role Models’ growth and success.

Simon Hunt, Primary Teacher, Speaker and Education Consultant
Mr Hunt is a teacher, author, vlogger and education consultant. Simon has presented at shows such as BETT (the leading event for education technology), SETT (Scandinavia’s largest trade fair and conference for modern and innovative learning), and various other educational conferences across the globe.

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