Independent early years consultancy

Creative Explorers is run by Ann Mackie and provides consultancy and training for early years providers, encouraging practitioners to engage in reflective dialogue that leads to action planning for continuous development.

Ann is an advocate for, practitioner of and consultant in child-centred learning, and is a proponent of the Reggio Emilia Approach.

 Find out more about both the Reggio Emilia Approach and the workshops and consultancy that she offers here.


Have a look at her projects page, where she share samples of some project-based learning she have been involved with.

Follow her on her blog as she shares her research, findings, thoughts and examples of good practice that she has come across.

Valuing young children as competent learners from birth