Sue’s experience in the early years sector began in 1998 as a registered childminder (graded Ofsted Outstanding twice). She progressed on to being a mentor, lead childminder affiliated with local children centres and an early lead language practitioner. In addition to a BA (Hons) in Early Years, she has a Level 4 Certificate in Further Education and A1 Assessor’s Award.
Sue has worked on Department for Education projects with charities such as PACEY, ICAN, Communication Trust and our NDNA Champions Programmes. She has been an associate NDNA consultant since 2012, delivering training courses and assessing Quality Counts across the UK and internationally. Sue also mentors and assesses on our Millie’s Mark Award, her book, Self-Regulation Skills in Young Children is due out in April 2020. Sue is our NDNA International early years adviser.