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To develop a vibrant, thriving peer-to-peer online community for everyone who wants to deliver great childcare

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As a member of the platform you will be able to share expertise, develop your knowledge and debate the day-to- day challenges of running a childcare setting with like-minded practitioners. Our member expertise covers every aspect of setting up, owning, managing and running a setting.

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Our founder members have experienced the many benefits of offline peer to peer networks. By extending into an online network we can bring those same benefits to all practitioners faced with constraints of time, cost, location as well as feelings of isolation.

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Claire Parker

Claire has been running her own setting for over 10 years. Her in-depth experience is backed up with degrees in Education and EYTS. A champion for the benefits of peer-to- peer working she is also the author of the commissioned research paper “Good to Great”.

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Siobhan Hudson

Siobhan began as a volunteer rapidly progressing to become a Regional Manager responsible for 6 settings of a well-known chain. She has an impressive knowledge of the sector coupled with the skills and knowledge to deliver consistent quality in a high pressure environment.

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Gordon Beck

Gordon has been providing business advice to settings and new start-ups for over 15 years. He is your go-to guy for any questions you may have on all things business. If he doesn’t know the answer rest assured he will know someone who does.

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