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Dr Julian Grenier on Effective Research in an Early Years Setting

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Dr Julian Grenier on Effective Research in an Early Years Setting


Dr Julian Grenier is the headteacher of Sheringham Nursery School and Children’s Centre in Newham, East London, a National Leader of Education, one of the co-founders of the East London Partnership Teaching School Alliance and an author.
The new edition of his book Successful Early Years Ofsted Inspections published by Corwin (A SAGE Publishing company) is available now.

In this interview, Dr Grenier discusses the reasons for doing research in an Early Years setting, where to get reliable, relevant research and some pitfalls to avoid. He also gives advice on how to implement changes and examines a case study of research at Sheringham Nursery School.

His Twitter feed, with the pinned post about the research day at Sheringham Nursery, is here: @juliangrenier

Julian’s blog spot is here:

And Sheringham Nursery and Children’s Centre is here:

Some of the sites and resources that are mentioned in the video can be found here:

You can find the second edition of Julian’s book Successful Early Years Ofsted Inspections, here:

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Kathy Brodie

Kathy Brodie