The Pre School Learning Alliance launch new online SEND training course A new online SEND training course has been launched by The Pre School Learning Alliance available to be accessed at any time from any computer with internet access. The course provides evidence for employers of robust staff training with a downloadable personalised … [Read more...] about New online SEND training course
Early Years Training
Whether you have just started a career in childcare or been working with children for some considerable amount of time training can help improve your working practice. It can provide you with the necessary tools to help you get the most out of your new and current job.
With regards to which early year training employees need to undertaken is firstly government by the early year’s statutory framework. Paediatric first aid and Safeguarding are important early years training courses that employees such attend.
Early Years Training and Development is important as it helps to keep you in tune with your job and up to date with current practice. Early Years Careers provides you with links to training courses available in your area and fresh current industry articles to help you in your practice.
10 vital pieces of training that you will need to include in your new employee induction When inducting a new employee in your Early Years setting there can be lots of information, policies and procedures that you will need to share with them. A good induction is important as this can help to settle the employee into your setting and will help them … [Read more...] about 10 pieces of training you must share with your new employee
Encouraging children in the early years to get protected against flu Healthcare professionals are urging early years practitioners to educate parents and encourage them to take their children between the ages of 2 and 5 to go to their local GP’s and get protected against flu. Flu can have many complications and because of this, England has a flu … [Read more...] about Promoting flu vaccination in the Early Years
Up to date knowledge of Safeguarding changes As Ofsted will be inspecting how the setting safeguards children and adults, it is imperative that everyone working in childcare especially the manager is aware of the current changes. During an Ofsted inspection, the inspector will use the document, Inspecting Safeguarding in Early Years, … [Read more...] about What you need to know about safeguarding changes
Pokémon Go is a new craze sweeping the nation, encouraging children and adults to get outside and be active; however it has been suggested that the game could cause issues for safeguarding in Early Years settings. The app is downloadable to smart phones and requires you to go out walking to search for and collect Pokémon. One aspect of the game is … [Read more...] about Pokémon go causing safeguarding concerns for nurseries
5 top ways to support your team of childcare practitioners Having a robust and passionate team of childcare practitioners is highly important as it can contribute to delivering outstanding practice. It is important that it is not taken for granted the hard work that practitioners bring to the workforce and nursery managers should always find … [Read more...] about Ways to support your childcare practitioners
SEND Training for those working with children This free SEND training course aims to help those professionals working with children from 0-25 years. The course will help develop a high-quality practice that will in turn help meet the needs of children with SEND. The modules within the course look more closely at High-quality practice and what … [Read more...] about Free SEND Training Course
Millie's Trust Millie's Trust has been established following the tragic death of Millie Thompson, both her parents set up a campaign to raise awareness of the current rule of only needing to have one Paediatric first aid trained person in the building at any one time at a nursery. Millie's parents both believed that everyone should … [Read more...] about Millie’s Trust First Aid Courses
Ways to support children with EAL There are more and more children attending early years settings with EAL. This can cause challenges for early years practitioners. For practitioners working in early years there are many factors to consider first of all one being that The Early Years Framework states that all settings are to be inclusive of all … [Read more...] about Supporting children with EAL
Why use natural and reclaimed materials? Some settings are inspired by the Reggio Approach and use natural materials in their environment. The reason why settings use these resources is because they are open ended. They also lead to children using their creativity whilst learning rather than creating an end product or result. The resources can … [Read more...] about Using natural materials in the environment