News & Events

Sep 3, 2019

“Makerspaces for learning: STEM/STEAM in the early years” Conference

    Conference organised by Early Education, University of Sheffield (MakEY project) and STEM Learning UK Venue: Goldsmiths, University of London, 8 Lewisham Way, New Cross, London SE14 6NW Date: Saturday, 9 November, 2019 Time: 10.50am-3.45pm Cost: Early Education Members: £70.00… Read More

Jul 24, 2019

Enhancing Digital Literacy and Creativity Makerspaces in the Early Years, 1st Edition

Available for pre-order! Enhancing Digital Literacy and Creativity Makerspaces in the Early Years, 1st Edition Edited by Alicia Blum-Ross, Kristiina Kumpulainen, Jackie Marsh Routledge Edition https://www.routledge.com/Enhancing-Digital-Literacy-and-Creativity-Makerspaces-in-the-Early-Years/Blum-Ross-Kumpulainen-Marsh/p/book/9780367197889

Jul 24, 2019

Policy Brief

The project team has produced a policy brief relating to makerspaces in the early years. Available here

Jul 24, 2019

Newsletter 4

Jul 13, 2019

MakEY at the ‘Reconceptualising Early Childhood Literacy’ Conference

The ‘Reconceptualising Early Childhood Literacy’ Conference, held in Manchester on 7 th and 8 th March, 2019, was the final project conference for MakEY. The delegates, all 184 of them, came from all over the world, and there was a… Read More

Dec 6, 2018

Newsletter 3

Oct 15, 2018

Library Makerspaces for Young Children: A National Conference

This conference,organised by the University of Sheffield in collaboration with the Libraries Taskforce, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, will share the outcomes of a project in which Library Services in three authorities (Barnley, Sheffield and SouthTyneside) offered makerspace workshops for children aged… Read More

Aug 7, 2018

Newsletter 2

Aug 3, 2018

Reconceptualising Early Childhood Literacies: An International Conference

Sponsored by the Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, COST Action ‘DigiLitEY’ and H2020 Project ‘MakEY‘. KEYNOTES LIVE STREAMING AVAILABLE AT KEYNOTE A here KEYNOTE B here KEYNOTE C here KEYNOTE D here KEYNOTE E here   This exciting conference will… Read More

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