Category : Men In Childcare Podcast

Men In Childcare Podcast

Men In Childcare: Interview With James Crosswell

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James gained his BEd (Hons) in primary education in 2004 and began with Kids Allowed in 2007 as a nursery nurse. Since then, James has been a Nursery Nurse, Preschool teacher, Preschool Unit Manager, Preschool unit manager of two rooms, Deputy Manager and Centre Manager. As well as getting married and having 2 children! 

Here James discusses how he came to be working in Early Years and his career at the Kids Allowed nursery chain, based in the North West of England.

You can find out more about Kids Allowed at: http://www.kidsallowed.com/
And you can follow

on Twitter at: https://twitter.com/KidsAllowed

This is the third podcast in my series of podcasts on Men in Early Years Childcare. You can subscribe to get the podcasts automatically on iTunes by clicking here:

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Men In Childcare: Interview With David Wright

David WrightDavid Wright, together with his wife Anna, runs Paint Pots nurseries in Southampton. Their son Joseph has recently joined the family business. Paint Pots comprises 7 settings – 5 day nurseries, 2 preschools. Their motto is ‘Love, Laughter and Learning.’  

David has already had a successful and substantial career in IT, before entering into the childcare business. Together with his wife Anna they set up Paint Pots Day Nursery after Anna’s pre-school outgrew their house. 

Here David discusses his philosophy that “boys and girls need men and women”.  He also has some marvellous tips on encouraging men into the setting – including Pirates!

You can find out more about Paint Pots nurseries in Southampton, including David’s blog, at: www.paintpotsnursery.co.uk
And you can follow David on Twitter at: @Mr_Paintpots

This is the second podcast in my series of podcasts on Men in Early Years Childcare. You can subscribe to get the podcasts automatically on iTunes by clicking here:

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Men In Childcare: Interview With Alistair Bryce-Clegg

Author of the “50 Fantastic Things … ” series of practical, fun and unusual ideas, Alistair Bryce-Clegg is also well known for his consultancy and Conferences.

Alistair Bryce-Clegg

Alistair has proved that being a man in Early Years Childcare is not only possible, but can also be inspiring for others – both men and women.

In this podcast interview, Alistair and I chat about what drew him to the Early Years sector, how settings can be more appealing to men and some of his funniest moments. As engaging as ever, Alistair also gives some great advice for any men who are thinking of joining the sector.

To find out more about Alistair and his work, visit www.abcdoes.com
This is the first in my series of podcasts on Men in Early Years Childcare. You can subscribe to get the podcasts automatically on iTunes by clicking here:

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If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review on iTunes too – it helps to promote the podcast and get it to reach a wider audience.

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