Join us for STEEP's 7th Annual Conference

Creating fun, free and fabulous learning

Join us for an inspiring day focussing on the provision of high quality early childhood education based on current research and principled practice in today’s climate of uncertainty and austerity.

Who's the conference for?

Calling all Heads, Deputies, Teachers, Nursery Nurses, Teaching Assistants, Early Years Assistants, Early Years Practitioners, Local Authority School Improvement Teams, Childminders  anyone working with children and families; all those involved in meeting the individual needs of children in an inclusive learning environment.

Pete Moorhouse

Keynote Speaker

Pete is an Artist Educator and Early Years Consultant. As an artist he is a professional sculptor undertaking prestigious commissions and public art projects throughout the UK and overseas. Pete has also worked in educational settings for over 20 years and is passionate about encouraging children’s creativity and critical thinking. 

Caroline Eaton

Keynote Speaker

Caroline’s career in Early Years Education has spanned over 20 years.  She has worked in a wide range of roles including class teaching, bi-lingual support, parent partnership and consultancy. Her pedagogical approach is child-centred and keeping children’s interests and motivations at the forefront of any developments.

Professor Jan White

Keynote Speaker

Working across the UK and internationally, Jan is a leading thinker and writer on outdoor play, advocate for high quality outdoor provision for services for children from birth to seven and founder/strategic director of Early Childhood Outdoors, the National Centre for Play, Learning and Wellbeing Outdoors.  With over thirty years’ experience in education, including working with Learning through Landscapes and Early Excellence to develop national support for early years’ outdoor provision, and as an Associate Lecturer at Sheffield Hallam and Birmingham City Universities (CREC), she has developed a deep commitment to the consistently powerful effect of the outdoors on young children. 



Earlybird tickets £99

(available until 31 December 2018)


Professor Stuart Hall Building

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