Healthy Happy bairns – the conference

Advance notice of conference – put the date in your diary and book early .

Healthy Happy Bairns

Celebrating success and sharing learning from Support from the Start

the early years Equally Well Test site

 Date : 7th Feb 2012

Venue: Quayside Musselburgh

Chaired by Susan Deacon

9am                       Coffee and registration

9.30am                 Welcome from  Councillor Knox – Depute Provost

9.35am                 Opening Remarks from  Angela Constance – Early years Minister

9.45am                  These are the things that matter to me

A parents view of early years services

10.15am               Making a Space for Change

Don Ledingham, Director of Education & Children’s Services, ELC

10.45am                               Refreshment break

11.15am –             Healthy Happy Bairns –

The evaluation of the first two years of Support from the Start  –  ChangexChange team

                             Early years development in East Lothian Communities

The First report from the Early Development Instrument pilot – Dr Rosemary Geddes

Midday                         Transforming services – an assets based approach

Karen Grieve Equally Well national programme manager

12.20.                     Lunch & champions marketplace

Afternoon Session – Support from the Start the next phase

1.00pm                 Opening remarks – TBC

1.10pm                 The Vision – Ronnie Hill, Head of Children’s Services, ELC

1.30pm                 Making the vision a reality

                                  The Best possible start in My community 

                                   Community Workshops

3.30pm                 Close

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