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All Physical Development

Did you know nearly a quarter of children are overweight or obese by the time they join reception class? Become one of the first nurseries to hold a specific qualification in nutrition for early years, with NDNA and The Safer Food Group’s Level 2 Award in Nutritional Aw…
Date: 08/11/18
Where: Brighton Town Hall - Committee Room 2 and 3, Bartholomew Square, Brighton

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Safeguarding

The EYFS Statutory Framework places a requirement on providers to put appropriate arrangements in place for the supervision of staff who have contact with children and families. Effective supervision provides support, coaching and training for the practitioner and promotes the interests of children. Supervision should foster a culture of mutual support, teamwork and continuous i…

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 ensure they meet th…

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 the necessary le…

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 recruitment, to mai…
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 access the qu…

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 course so it…
Date: 19/09/18
Where: St Augustine’s College LTD, Thanet, 125 Canterbury Road, Westgate-On-Sea, Kent CT8 8NL

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Leadership & Management

Unlocking Outstanding Potential is an innovative and interactive leadership programme with a variety of strategies and opportunities to help you strive or maintain outstanding practice and performance. This one day Pathway to Excellence workshop is designed to support strong settings with a 'good' or 'outstanding' Ofsted judgement, to self- evaluate their quality and processes to aim for an…
Date: 20/09/18
Where: Inn on the Lake, Watling Street, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 3HB

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Leadership & Management

This course supports Early Years managers in understanding the current Ofsted inspection framework. Using the Ofsted documentation, it explores the main elements of the inspection process and provides you with the opportunity to reflect on your current practice and provision in preparation for inspection. “Become more clued up and confident, ready for Ofsted, take away tips/ideas for im…
Date: 27/09/18
Where: Battle of Britain Memorial Trust- Geoffrey Page Centre, National Memorial to the Few, Capel-le-Ferne, Kent, CT18 7JJ

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Leadership & Management

This course supports Early Years managers in understanding the current Ofsted inspection framework. Using the Ofsted documentation, it explores the main elements of the inspection process and provides you with the opportunity to reflect on your current practice and provision in preparation for inspection. “Become more clued up and confident, ready for Ofsted, take away tips/ideas for im…
Date: 24/09/18
Where: Tudor Park Marriot Hotel and Country Club, Ashford Road, Bearsted, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 4NQ

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Leadership & Management

Unlocking Outstanding Potential is an innovative and interactive leadership programme with a variety of strategies and opportunities to help you strive or maintain outstanding practice and performance. This one day Pathway to Excellence workshop is designed to support strong settings with a 'good' or 'outstanding' Ofsted judgement, to self- evaluate their quality and processes to aim for an…
Date: 28/09/18
Where: Aylesham Business Hub, Ackholt Road, Aylesham, Canterbury, Kent, CT3 3AJ

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Leadership & Management

This workshop will introduce the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and Development Matters guidance materials which supports and underpins learning and development of children 0-5 years. The workshop will provide an overview of the quality of the EYFS by introducing the Characteristics of Effective Teaching and Learning and the principles which support young…
Date: 29/09/18
Where: Swattenden Centre, Swattenden Lane, Cranbrook, Kent, TN17 3PR

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Outdoor Learning

This practical workshop will take place outside and practitioners must ensure they are dressed appropriately. The session will provide an introduction to the background and ethos of Forest School and offer a range of practical activities that can be recreated back at your setting, school or home. Please bring a drink of water, there will be no whole group refreshment break during the morning,…
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. This…
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