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Making a Difference: Sharing Your Early Years Research

A New Leaders in Early Years Legacy Event
On 9th November 2013, a second event was held: ‘Making a Difference: Sharing your Early Years Research’.¬†Inspired by the exceptional quality of academic work produced by the New Leaders in Early Years students, the event aimed to showcase their research and promote its wider dissemination.

Overall, 81% of those who completed stage 3 of the MA programme and submitted a dissertation were awarded a merit or distinction which is an exceptional achievement for the programme. All sponsors, stakeholders and other supporters of the programme were invited and around fifty delegates attended the event. View the programme for the day

During the morning sessions, six New Leaders in Early Years students led workshops based around the research they had carried out for their dissertation. See the full workshop programme.

Two other NLEY students presented posters, and yet another led a round-table discussion over lunch.

During the afternoon, students were encouraged to think about how they can share their research more widely through writing for publication and engaging with social media. The three keynote speakers were:

After the event students interested in writing for publication or presenting their research in other ways continued to be supported. Find out more about the research and publication of the NLEY participants.