‘Child Conflict with Caregivers’ a new study exploring the child to parent violence and abuse in Wales.

There is virtually no research in Wales. My project aims to add to this gap by gaining an insight into parents and carers experiences of child to parent violence and abuse. My research has been strongly influenced by professionals supporting these families, and parents and carers experiencing this form of family violence. I have found… Read More

Early Years and Teaching and Learning toolkits: a new evidence-informed resource

June 10, 2024 The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) has launched a new partnership with the Welsh Government to support evidence-informed practice in Wales. New Welsh-language versions of the Early Years and Teaching and Learning toolkits are now available on Hwb. They give schools and early years settings access to evidence from over 2,500 high-quality education studies, summarised to support the decision-making… Read More


Working with stakeholders, these professional learning modules have been developed to support current practice in early education and the implementation of Curriculum for Wales from September 2022. They will help you continue to strengthen your practice in supporting our youngest children in their learning and development, and support them in their continuing journey throughout education.… Read More

‘Everyday Parenting with Care Experience’

‘Everyday Parenting with Care Experience’ a new study exploring the everyday parenting practices of parents with a background of care. By Dr Shirley Lewis and Dr Katie Ellis This study aims to understand the everyday parenting practices and experiences of parents with a background of care. Previous research with care experienced university students found that… Read More