Testimonials Reviews

What our learners say...

Hundreds of childhood practitioners have already benefited from our online learning.

From policy makers and managers to teachers and nursery assistants.


People who educate and care for children all over the world are putting their Mindstretchers Academy learning into practice.

"Listening to Claire speak is inspirational and yet down to earth at the same time. She makes everything accessible and has lots of ideas that can be easily implemented. Good early years practice is within the reach of all and Claire supports others to achieve it."
Penny Webb, BEM Services to Children UK

"This course is an amazing opportunity to participate in a journey of self discovery and connection with others. Learning new skills and exploring the possibilities of curriculum connections allows you to truly reflect on how to engage hearts and minds as you grow your understanding of working with nature inside, outside and beyond."
Alison Luck, State Rep, Early Childhood Educators Tasmania Australia

"Your training has brought fresh information, renewed motivation, and clear answers to questions I’ve been pondering for years. I found my mind strengthened and my heart full. Sincerely Claire, I thank you for what you have brought to the field of early childhood education, to me, and to the children who need more than they often are given."
Shannon Tenney, Education Director, The Goddard School USA

"This is the best Professional Development I am thoroughly re-enthused for nursery teaching and can’t wait to try some of the ideas. I feel that the training has provided more opportunities for me to allow the children to lead staff in their learning. It also reminded me about open questioning. "
Nursery Practitioner UK

"I now have the confidence to include the children more in the planning and documentation of their learning. The course was full of wonderful ideas demonstrating the belief in children's capabilities. I'll be conveying to other staff the potential of outdoor play so that we can incorporate more natural materials outside (and inside) and allow our children more freedom to take risks."
Primary School Teacher UK

"Very informative and motivating with great practical examples of how to put the training into practice. Claire is so very inspiring and engaging but relatable too. Her passion for education is just wonderful! The training has helped my team to refocus on what is important and to dig deeper to engage our students in higher order thinking. We're ready to reinvigorate our classrooms for next term! "
Primary School Head Teacher Ireland