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Bristol academics Ioanna Bakopoulou and Will Baker meet the APPG on a Fit and Healthy Childhood

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26 February 2021

Bristol academics Ioanna Bakopoulou and Will Baker recently attending a meeting at the All Party Parliamentary Group on a fit and healthy childhood.

On the 23rd February, the APPG held the meeting: 'The early years: the damage done and how to address it'. Ioanna and Will, both of the University of Bristol School of Education were joined by Briony Richter, Editor of Nursery Management Today, Jodie Reed, Director, Isos Partnership, and Sally Hogg of the 1001 Days Movement and Head of Policy and Campaigning for the Parent-Infant Foundation. The meeting was chaired by Steve McCabe MP. 

You can access more information about the meeting, including slides here, the recording here and the chat transcript is here

Ioanna recently wrote a blog for PolicyBristol, 'COVID-19 school closures are threatening children's oral language skills: but whole-school based interventions could help.' You can read this here

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