Training and Events for Early Years Workforce

Blackpool Better Start offers more than 25 targeted services and community initiatives to support the town’s families through pregnancy and the earliest years of their children’s lives.

To enable professionals to learn more about current programmes and future developments, Blackpool Better Start provides multi agency workforce training, learning events and conferences.

To find out more about training and development opportunities, please contact OWD@blackpool.gov.uk

Community Consultation

24th February @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

An overview and insight into Community Consultation with Dr Emma Lowrie and Dr Claire Mills (CECD Research & Evaluation) at Bickerstaffe House. For event details and to book your place, please email owd@blackpool.gov.uk    

A Town We Want – An Engaged Community

11th March @ 12:30 pm - 1:10 pm

Sharon Mather, Senior Community Development Manager at the Centre for Early Child Development discusses Community Engagement in Blackpool. This session will take place at Blackpool Victoria Hospital. For further event details and to book your place, please email owd@blackpool.gov.uk  

A session covering the work Better Start is doing - for professionals who have contact with expectant parents and children aged 0-4 years For event details and the link to book your place, please email owd@blackpool.gov.uk  

Brain Game (Interactive Brain Science) – Bickerstaffe House

16th April @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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A game about the powerful role of relationships on early brain development. The Brain Architecture Game is a tabletop game experience that builds understanding of the powerful role of experiences on early brain development – what promotes it, what derails it, with what consequences for our community. Participants gain a memorable, compelling perspective on the [...]

A session covering the work Better Start is doing - for professionals who have contact with expectant parents and children aged 0-4 years For event details and the link to book your place, please email owd@blackpool.gov.uk

A game about the powerful role of relationships on early brain development. The Brain Architecture Game is a tabletop game experience that builds understanding of the powerful role of experiences on early brain development – what promotes it, what derails it, with what consequences for our community. Participants gain a memorable, compelling perspective on the [...]

Brain Game (Interactive Brain Science) – Bickerstaffe House

17th June @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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One event on 16th April 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on 17th June 2020 at 9:30 am

A game about the powerful role of relationships on early brain development. The Brain Architecture Game is a tabletop game experience that builds understanding of the powerful role of experiences on early brain development – what promotes it, what derails it, with what consequences for our community. Participants gain a memorable, compelling perspective on the [...]

Presented by Dr Emma Lowrie and Annette Algie at Blackpool Victoria Hospital. For further event details and the link to book your place, please email owd@blackpool.gov.uk

See full list of events here