Pete is an Artist Educator and Early Years Consultant. He is also a sculptor and public artist with a wide portfolio of prestigious commissions. Pete has over 25 years’ experience of working as an Artist Educator within schools. He is the author of “Woodwork in Early Years Education” and has had several journal articles published in the educational press.
He delivers CPD training, workshops and conference presentations throughout the UK and overseas. The focus of his work is on encouraging creative and critical thinking in young children.
He is currently Artist Educator at St Werburgh’s Park Nursery School in Bristol. Pete works with children and staff to enrich the programs and encourage creative thinking through various provocations and longer term projects. Pete has worked as artist-in-residence and delivered a variety of creative workshops in a great number schools throughout the UK and abroad. His work is inspired by his visits and in depth study of the Reggio Emilia approach and his work in Japan.
Pete is an Honorary Research Fellow at the Graduate School of Education, Bristol University researching creativity, critical thinking and reflective learning practice and assessment methods for monitoring creative progression. Pete is an Associate trainer for Early Education and member of ICEnet International Creative Education Network.
All CPD courses are designed and delivered by Pete Moorhouse.
CPD Training sessions are available as half day/ full day/ twilight as part of INSET and are also available on Saturdays for PVI settings.
Upcomming training dates:
Nepal 13 April https://www.firststepshimalaya.org/
Keilhau, Germany 21-23 April http://www.ifsfroebel.com/
Early Education 4 July https://www.early-education.org.uk/
Early Excellence June 6 and 24 May http://earlyexcellence.com/
Dubai 3-4 November http://4generations4ed.com/product/dubai-uae/