Sandra has many years experience as a teacher, teaching in maintained nursery and reception classes. She worked as a Local Authority Advisory Teacher supporting settings, childminders and Children's Centres, and has had extensive practice as an Early Years Inspector. Sandra has a Masters degree in Education and a detailed understanding of children's learning and development. She has lectured in Higher Education on both the Foundation degree and BA, and is currently supporting students in their placement visits to achieve best practice.
Lucy has worked in Early Years for many years, leading practice, managing settings and carrying out Early Years Inspections. She received a Nursery World finalist award in 2013 for her work as an Early Years Professional, mentoring and supporting settings and parents. Lucy has taught on the Foundation Degree and BA in Childcare and Education. Currently providing coaching and mentoring for Early Years managers, Lucy has written for Teach Nursery magazine and published a book "Writing your SEF" providing clear guidance for settings and childminders (available on Amazon).
Both Sandra and Lucy are passionate about the importance of the Early Years, and deliver high quality, inspirational training across the country.