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    Leadership & Management

    Overview Beginner's  guide  to  nursery finance  is  primarily  aimed  at  nursery  owners, managers and those with a financial responsibility for running a childcare setting. This online course supports nursery owners and managers to reflect and review their financial processes. It provides them with an awareness of the financial implications placed upon them and how to en…

    Leadership & Management

    Beginner's  guide  to  nursery finance  is  primarily  aimed  at  nursery  owners, managers and those with a financial responsibility for running a childcare setting. This online course supports nursery owners and managers to reflect and review their financial processes. It provides them with an awareness of the financial implications placed upon them and how to ensure they meet…

    Recruitment

    This is an elearning course, which can be started at anytime.   This EduCare programme is written by the NSPCC and looks at what you need to do to ensure you protect children and young people from unsuitable people who might apply to join your organisation. There are four learning modules which will take you through the recruitment process from planning prior to recruitme…
    Date: multiple
    Where: e-learning

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    Equality and Inclusion

    Discover the importance of engaging and involving parents in the SEND process Gain advice and best practice tips on building positive trusting relationships with parents Learn how to build parents' confidence and understanding of the SEND process through effective information sharing.  Access the course here and access the quiz here
    Date: multiple
    Where: online

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    Equality and Inclusion

    Courageous Conversations Understand what is meant by a ‘courageous conversation’ Gain tips and advice on how to hold these conversations in the most effective way Explore what it is like to be in the parent's shoes Discover how effectively to manage a situation where parents may not be accepting of the concerns.   You can access the course here and …

    Equality and Inclusion

    Education, Health and Care Plans Improve confidence levels about Education, Health and Care Plans  Learn about legislation linked to Education, Health and Care Plans Increase your (and your staff's) knowledge and understanding of the education health and care needs, assessments and plan processes Understand how to work in partnership with all those involved in a child…

    All Communication and Language

    Our online short course is free and a great place to start learning about children and young people’s speech, language and communication development. It looks at how you can support the development of these skills on a day-to-day basis in your setting, and how to spot children and young people who might be struggling to develop these important skills. We have re-developed this cou…

    Behaviour

    Maybo are national leaders in the field of conflict management and physical intervention. As accredited Maybo Tutors, we offer a wide range of training to build the understanding, skills and confidence of staff working in situations where challenging behaviour may occur and physical intervention may be necessary. Maybo have developed a range of British Institute of Learning Disabili…
    Date: multiple
    Where: Online

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    Risk

    This online course can support the following training courses: Risky Play, The Importance of Play, Nature Kindergartens, Pre-birth to three: Nurture through Nature, Forest School Training, Nature Pedagogy and Nature & the Brain. An exploration of the benefits of risk in learning in Early Years Risk It is a training course to support practitioners in creating a positive learning …
    Date: multiple
    Where: Online

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    Floorbooks

    This inspirational training course examines the place of consultation in education and how it can impact upon the planning process. Floorbooks are blank books where we can record children's voices and their ideas to use in our planning. Group writing in a Floorbook allows shared thinking as children recall each others ideas and record them through writing, diagrams and photographs. …
    Date: multiple
    Where: Online

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    Floorbooks

    This course covers neuroscience, how our brains learn and how important integration of learning is for young children to create a deep level of assimilated knowledge that they need in order to keep that long term memory throughout their lives. Learn why our brains get so excited by Floorbooks and how all the senses become involved in the Floorbook experience. How long does a Flo…
    Date: multiple
    Where: Online

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    Floorbooks

    Gain a deeper understanding of how Floorbooks help us consult children and record their learning. This course will cover: Different types of talk and how to include them in Floorbooks. The link between oracy and the written word. Dialect and the importance of sharing children's thinking in their own words. How to create inclusive discussions using Floorbooks.…
    Date: multiple
    Where: Online

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    Nature pedagogy

    This training module will: Explore what learning with nature/ Nature Pedagogy means Examine how to increase the complexity of learning inside, outside and beyond in wilder spaces Provide examples of practice in the image gallery Share Claire Warden’s perspective through a series of films. Video presentations from Claire Warden Child observations …
    Date: multiple
    Where: Online

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    Nature pedagogy

    Transient art is the form of art that takes place when we go out into nature and we look at the play materials that nature has provided us with. This course will cover: How to structure learning to support creativity Transient art outdoors Play affordance Planning Storage Explore the potential of open-ended naturalistic materials in the creation of vi…
    Date: multiple
    Where: Online

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    Leadership & Management

    This online module focusing on the importance of creating a high quality indoor learning environment. Learning environments can stimulate children (and the adults they are with) to imagine, explore, discover, create, discuss, do and question. Effective learning environments have a positive impact on the learning and development of all children. Areas covered: Natural Resources …