This informative and engaging workshop will build an understanding of simple but impactful skills and approaches that good practitioners employ during productive, everyday interactions with young children.
Effective interactions enable children and adults to share ideas, clarify thinking and resolve challenges together and are an immensely powerful way of supporting a child’s self-confidence, language development, thinking skills and learning.
This enjoyable, one-day training is for all those who wish to develop practical ideas and strategies to support storytelling for children from birth to three. No previous experience is necessary, but please wear comfortable clothes so that you can take part in hands-on activities.
This session will examine absence management issues faced by childcare settings. You will get an update on the law relating to workplace absence and it will provide you with practical management techniques to help improve attendance in your workplace.
This one day workshop will introduce learners to the ethos of Forest School and the use of the outdoors for early learning and development.
We will showcase the highs and lows of running a Forest School programme and provide participants with an awareness of the principles that underpin the pedagogy. The session is an ideal way to find out if Forest School is right for your Early Years setting and/or to introduce the ethos to your team.
This informative and fun session based in a woodland camp will enable you to explore the Forest School ethos in a practical and playful way, including typical Forest School games, craft ideas, campfire and tool use.
An introduction to the persona dolls and their stories:
This is a practical day based on experience with children who can behave in ways that others find challenging or difficult. The course aims to develop an understanding of challenging behaviour: causes, methods of prevention, and how to respondEssential Information