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Who We Are

Laser Systems Ltd. helps people learn, organise, and share information. We provide our clients with tools designed to make their lives easier. We came together in 2008 to create the best, most comprehensive learning platforms that we could. We drew on our cumulative decades of experience and began with the simple goal of creating software that we ourselves would want to use. Since then we have won awards, delivered qualifications to thousands of people, and expanded our portfolio of products to cater for a multitude of different clients and learners.

Our Writers

Laser short courses are written by professionals with expertise and working knowledge of the subject. Our writers include:

Swati Popat Vats

Topic: Education

Swati Popat Vats is the president of Podar Education Network and Early Childhood Association- India. She spearheads Podar Jumbo Kids Plus and Podar Institute of Education as its founder director. She has over 30 years of experience in early childhood education, and has authored several books for children and parents. She is a parenting mentor and founder of Born Smart, India's first brain based parent toddler program.

Featured Course: Nurturing development in the Prime Areas of the EYFS

Sally Eaton

Topic: Education

Sally is a teacher and executive head of a free school. She has worked in education for over 38 years - running an education group of schools and nurseries, setting up an online childcare training company and training platform, and opening a private nursery. Sally contributes to childcare magazines, writes courses for childcare practitioners, and is a fellow of the RSA.

Featured Course: The Prevent Duty

Vivette Eaton

Topic: Education

Vivette is a director at an online learning company and has over 25 years’, experience (with qualifications to support that) in Childcare, assessment, internal quality assurance, and nutrition. She has managed a number of large day nurseries and had a senior management position at a childcare training company.

Featured Course: Nutrition in the Early Years

Stavrina Petros-Koumi

Topic: Education

Stavrina is a qualified Assessor/Tutor, IQA, and EQA and has been in the childcare sector for over 17 years, starting in managing boutique nursery groups and progressing into an assessor role in 2012. She works with training centres and awarding organisations delivering a number of early years and further education qualifications.

Featured Course: Forest schools and outdoor learning

Laura Henry

Topic: Education

Laura Henry is an expert international award-winning early childhood specialist. She is the founder of the community interest company for early childhood trainers and consultants, NEYTCO; vice-president of The British Association for Early Childhood Education; and national representative for the World Forum on Early Care and Education.

Featured Course: Effective staff supervision in the early years

Christopher Manthorp

Topic: Care

Chris is an independent consultant on older age issues. His career spans managing a single, specialist home to managing more than 20 homes, day care, sheltered housing and home care, working in the public and independent sectors, focused on person-centred care. He is a writer, lecturer and trainer.

Featured Course: Understanding dementia

Val Yates

Topic: Business

Val is an experienced customer service professional, qualified assessor, and has almost 30 years experience of health and safety and management within the business, retail, and training sectors.

Featured Course: Customer service skills

Professor Pat Preedy

Topic: Education

Pat has had a long and distinguished career in education, including being a global chief academic officer for early childhood education, executive principal of a school catering for pupils (3 months - 18 years), head teacher of one of the UK’s first Beacon Schools, and a reporting inspector for the ISI. Pat is currently working on the ‘Parents and carers as play partners project’ through Middlesex University (Dubai).

Featured Course: A Winning Attitude: Parent Workshop

Rosie Hamilton-McGinty

Topic: Education

Rosie is the founder of ‘A Winning Attitude’ coaching and training program and author of nine self-help books based on character and attitude development. She is an expert in children and child development and one of the best respected after-dinner speakers in her field. Rosie sat up and ran a school for expatriate children in Nigeria and has qualifications in personal and professional development.

Featured Course: A Winning Attitude: Parent Workshop

Please note, this is not a comprehensive list of all the writers and experts we work with to create our short courses.

All of our short courses are commissioned, proofread, and edited by our content team. Should you wish to submit a suggestion for a short course subject, or if you’re interested in becoming a short course writer for Laser, contact

Organisations we work with

A varied group of organisations use Laser short courses to deliver skills, knowledge, and confidence to their people. Our clients include:

We have worked with the following organisations to create high quality content. Our endorsed learning programmes are regularly audited by CACHE to ensure content is current and quality is being maintained.

We are a Skills for Care Endorsed Provider.

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If you would like to find out more about how Laser short courses could benefit your organisation, or if you’re interested in working with us on creating or endorsing courses, contact or call us on 01753 58­4 1­12.

Laser Learning Ltd.
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Langley, Berkshire, SL3 6EY
01753 58­4 11­2