Cowgate Staff support early years professional development and policy making through hosting and speaking at a range of events, including training.

We list here events that Cowgate is involved with and local events that might be of interest to Cowgate families.


May – Staff from Cowgate are joining other Froebel course alumni at special workshops covering Clay, Woodwork and Schema, organised by the Edinburgh Froebel Network

22 February –  North Ayrshire Council, Lynn McNair is the ‘Inspirational Session’ speaker at the Early Years Development Day, North Ayrshire

6 February –  Cowgate Under 5s Centre :  Parents’ Evening, with presentations, discussion and fire making. Read Lynn McNair’s ppt slides about the findings of her PhD on transition from nursery to primary.

5 February –  Edinburgh University: Lynn McNair is speaking at a policy event organised by CommonWeal and Edinburgh University,  ‘Piecing together the Jigsaw’ Event details plus background material including policy papers with contributions from Dr Lynn McNair and Dr Cara Blaisdell.