Zeena Assam

Managing Director/Coach

Creative Nest Nursery

Zeena, M.Ed, CPCC, ACC,  is an educational entrepreneur and certified professional coach. With over 18 years experience in education, she is passionate about leadership, wellbeing, and championing children's rights.  She has special interests in trauma, healing and somatic practices and believes every school and ECC should be trauma informed.  Zeena is the co-founder and managing director of Creative Nest ECC, and Creative Nest Coaching.  Zeena coaches parents, teachers, educational leaders, housewives, university students, and corporate leaders, using her training and background to help women connect with their essence, evoke transformation, and grow in all aspects of their life.


16 November, 2022 | 12:20 to 13:00
Early Years Panel Session: Lessons learnt: the way forward for Early Years Settings


After the tumultuous past three years when early years settings have had to drastically change their practice, many early years leaders are taking stock of where they are now. Change is inevitable and we know the best settings are always looking at ways to improve on the previous best, but what happens when massive and sudden changes are imposed? Practice has been impacted in all areas of practice from the curriculum to staffing. This panel session discusses what this means for early years settings and how we can learn lessons and emerge stronger and more resilient.