Next Stop…North! – Are you ready for the next Childcare & Education Expo? 

29th March 2022

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Fasten your seatbelts, Childcare & Education Expo North is coming to Bolton Whites Hotel on the 17th & 18th June 2022! Registration is officially open, so make sure to book your free ticket today! Childcare & Education Expo is a must-attend event for everyone working in the early years and primary education sectors looking for inspiration, education and fun!

Panels & CPD Seminars

Enjoy debating on hot topics? Take part in one of our panel discussions on education and staffing, where experts will unpack the issues surrounding recruitment and retention. In addition, the conversation will look into how we can start rebuilding the workforce and reveal how to unlock some of the key issues that will shape the future of the sector.

With a total of eight seminars spread over the course of the two-day event, there is overflowing opportunity to learn new skills and expand your knowledge! On Friday, Alistair Bryce-Clegg from ABC Does will be revealing what the superpower is that we all possess – play! This will be followed by topics including speech, language and communication difficulties and nature pedagogy. The programme will conclude with the low down on Early Years inspections and curriculum updates from Ofsted themselves.

Saturday will start off by looking at child-led learning and how to create curious and creative little ones. Pennie Akehurst, Managing Director at Early Years Fundamentals will take a deeper look at the areas that frequently appear in inadequate and RI inspection reports; the reasons, trends and what practitioners can do to avoid these outcomes. To close off this excellent set of seminars, Early Years expert Shaddai Tembo will reflect on our responsibilities as educators in promoting social justice.

Free Interactive Workshops

Get hands on at our free interactive workshops! We will be thinking green on Friday as we look at using loose parts to create a sustainable eco-system. Things may also get a little messy as Sarah Seaman will be joining us with her, ‘Muddy Fingers and Muddy Movers’ workshop! On Saturday, come and join the fun as we learn about the benefits of language learning from Kidslingo and how to bring learning to life with award-winning Nanny and Author – Kathryn Lord. Speakers from Alfresco Learning will also be providing visitors with a wealth of practical outdoor activity ideas.

New to North is an interactive Forest School Feature Area created by Cambium Sustainable! Forest School is an inspirational approach to learning and play outdoors. There will be a range of natural activities to get stuck into such as mud painting, natural weaving and charcoal mark making.

Shop till you drop at the Childcare & Education Expo exhibition and shopping village! The show floor provides endless opportunity for shopping, forming relations with exhibitors, sourcing new suppliers, networking with associations and redeeming exclusive offers. This is the perfect opportunity to be united with those who are passionate about early years and primary education.

Join the Childcare & Education Expo in North for guaranteed learning and laughter as we connect with one another. Make sure to register for your free ticket here.

We can’t wait to meet you!

Why attend Childcare & Education Expo?

Join over 2,500 like-minded individuals from the early years & primary sector who are dedicated to improving their practice and their education settings.

Attend educational seminars and panel discussions to credit your CPD

Meet the experts to have your questions answered

Receive fantastic onsite offers and discounts

Experience expert-led informative hands-on workshops

Network with peers and industry players

Pick up hundreds of new products, resources, ideas and services

And most of all, enjoy a great day out with your colleagues

100+ exhibitors | 1000s of industry players | 100s of experts