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'Make Room for Boys! Helping Boys Thrive in Preschool' workshop

Published on: 25/09/2017

Western Childcare Partnership Groups are invited to attend a 'Make Room for Boys! Helping Boys Thrive in Preschool' workshop on Wednesday 8 November 2017 at Strabane Enterprise Agency, Orchard Industrial Estate, Orchard Road, Strabane BT82 9FR.

The workshop is facilitated by Early Years – the organisation for young children and funded by the Western Childcare Partnership.

Session one: 10am - 12.30pm
Session two: 1.30pm - 4pm

The workshop will explore the following three main objectives:

  • To describe the unique physical and sensory needs of boys.
  • To identify and practice strategies to support the needs of boys.
  • To implement a variety of strategies to meet the needs of boys in the classroom.

During the workshop, the exploration will focus on the following areas:

  • Movement and Space
  • Visuospatial and Auditory Processing
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Behaviour and Emotion

The workshop will have a range of visuals, practical ideas and workshop discussions to support participants in their exploration of this topic.

The workshop will be supported by the HighScope Publication Make Room for Boys! Helping Boys Thrive in Pre-School - Gerin Martin and Sandy Slack.

Attendance is free and numbers are limited to 50 per workshop so don’t delay, book your place today!

Priority will be given to groups located in the Western Childcare Partnership Area

For further information and to register to attend please visit the following Eventbrite link:



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