Find your local Education Authority Training Courses Local councils are a great first stop when looking for Early Years training opportunities. Most councils provide an excellent range of Early Years Training courses for their early years workforce, which includes those in all OFSTED registered early years settings. These opportunities can … [Read more...] about Your Local Education Authority Training Courses
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.
Practical ways of embedding ICT into Early Years Settings Embedding ICT into every day practice can underpin each area of the EYFS, for some practitioners they see this as a challenge. Its about looking at the children's level of development and providing them with the necessary resources for them to explore and extend their learning further. … [Read more...] about Using ICT in early years settings
Finding ways to promote maths in Early Years Promoting maths in the Early Years can lead to practitioners questioning themselves as to how they can do this?. Mathematical development should be promoted in most if not all areas of your continuous provision, there is no reason why when painting you cannot talk about the patterns and when building … [Read more...] about Incorporating maths into Early Years
Heuristic play offers vast learning opportunities for children of all ages, items used in heuristic play allow children to use their exploratory and imagination skills. Children will explore each item and us these to possibly represent another object. Many of the resources used are everyday objects some of which may be recycled reclaimed … [Read more...] about Implementing Heuristic play into Early Years
Sharing story sacks with children offers a multi sensory approach to the reading process, it will also help develop their early literacy skills. A story sack is a large cotton bag containing a book and props to support the story, depending on the sizes of the props a story sack can be presented in a wicker basket. Story sacks can be for any age … [Read more...] about Using story sacks in the Early Years
This training video looks at ways to support children's physical development. Physical development is one of the seven areas of the Early Years Foundation stage, Supporting children's physical development in the Early Years is highly important as it links very closely with other areas of children's development. The presentation will look … [Read more...] about Supporting children’s Physical Development
This training video can be used to share with practitioners to help them understand what Letters and Sounds is and how it can be implemented into practice. Letters and sounds is a great way to introduce early literacy skills . The simple activities within the programme can be tailored to suit children's stage of development. With younger children … [Read more...] about Letters and Sounds training material
An online course that will take you through different stages of supporting children's speech, language and communication. This course will enhance practitioners knowledge and skills in this particular area. Identifying children with speech and language difficulties is highly important as they need to access the correct support, if this is left … [Read more...] about Supporting children’s Speech, Language and Communication
This free online SEN training course takes your through a four part video introducing you to the reforms to Special Educational Needs(SEN) The course covers: Background and LegislationIntroduction to Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs)The Assessment, Review and Appeals ProcessesThe Local OfferFinding SupportPersonal BudgetsSEN … [Read more...] about Introduction to the SEN Reforms
Safer Recruitment Online Training Course This course is designed to help those who work with children and families to actively try to protect their welfare when selecting new people for the workforce. Since December 2012, a new service was introduced called the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). CRB checks and the Independent … [Read more...] about Safer Recruitment Online Training Course