Early years training and consultancy experts recently hosted their annual event, the Exploring the Power of Play Festival in Awbridge.

The gathering welcomed more than 200 early years practitioners from across the UK who play a vital role in nurturing children in day nurseries, preschools, and as childminders. 

The event featured keynote speaker Alistair Bryce-Clegg with insights into the world of early education. Delegates had the opportunity to further enhance their expertise by choosing from a diverse array of workshops. 

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It featured entertainment by Dani Wallace and Jo Jo Smith from Creative SAS, who played the role of the roaming reporter, capturing the essence of the festival. 

Vanessa Dooley, founder of Jigsaw Early Years Consultancy, and her team brought the event to life for the fifth consecutive year. 

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Vanessa said: "This event fosters a true sense of community within the early years sector. Attendees return year after year, often bringing more colleagues and friends along. We invest significant effort in creating an event that leaves a lasting impact and ignites passion and impact in practitioners. We genuinely believe that we accomplish this mission." 

For more details about future events, contact: admin@jigsaweyc.com.