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Date: 27/02/18
Where: Highpoint Centre, Southampton

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Psychology

The initial four day Emotional Literacy Support Assistant (ELSA) training course (delivered by Southampton Psychology Service, where the role of the ELSA originated) has been expanded to five days to include more practical elements alongside the traditional theory focus. Successful completion of this course is a requirement for ELSA registration. The course includes taught sessions, individual…

All Communication and Language

Free Date:  Wednesday, 7 March, 2018 Time:  6.45 – 7.30 Nursery Visit; 7.30 – 9.00 Talk Location:  Edinburgh Venue:  Mayfield Nursery School, Stone Avenue, Mayfield, Dalkeith, EH22 5PB Speaker/s:  Fiona Horbatowska and Lynne Cram Cost:  TBC Event typ…
Date: 01/03/18
Where: York

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Well Being

Arrive from 5.30pm to network with other early years colleagues over a cake and a cuppa. You can view Early Education publications and resources and we’ll be raffling some of these, as well as a copy of My Daddy’s a Pretzel! by Baron Baptiste. Date:  Thursday, 1 March, 2018 Time:  6.30 -7.30pm Location:  York Venue:  Copmanthorpe Primary School, Low Green, Copmanthorpe, York YO23 3SB…

FGM

Date: multiple
Where: Online

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Safeguarding

The Home Office has launched a free online training package dealing with female genital mutilation (FGM), developed with Virtual College. It will give teachers, police, doctors, social workers and Border Force staff the training they need to help them identify and assist girls who are at risk of FGM. You will need to register for this free course: click here to access this training

Leadership & Management

This online course will support all practitioners working with children to understand the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC).  You will gain knowledge and practical ideas about examining particular UNCRC articles relevant to the early years community, how the UNCRC links with current early years legislation, discovering the difference between wants and needs and f…

SEND

Identify and support children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) What will I learn? It is crucial for children with SEND that their needs are identified as early as possible. Giving them the support they require from the earliest stages will help them achieve their full potential. This NDNA online course gives practitioners a clear and basic understanding of how…
Date: multiple
Where: online

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Behaviour

Techniques to promote positive behaviour and address challenging behaviour What will I learn? Behaviour is learnt, but it is also a product of the environment. Behaviour can be considered as a form of communication. NDNA’s online course will give practitioners the skills to promote good behaviour in young children. It will also help you interpret and correctly address ch…

Safeguarding

Understand your requirements under the Prevent Duty and promote fundamental British Values appropriately. "NDNA's Prevent Duty and Fundamental British Values course is great, very informative guidance for all early years practitioners to follow!" - Red Balwn Nursery The information contained in this short course is applicable to all childcare practitioners. Key topics: •Explore th…
Date: multiple
Where: online

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Teaching & Learning

Provide the highest quality childcare for children and families with this online course from NDNA. What will I learn? In this online course you will understand how to take your practice to outstanding levels of quality. This course, relevant to all nations, will support you to provide exemplary practice, enabling you to gain or maintain the highest quality of care for children and…
Date: multiple
Where: online

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Teaching & Learning

What will I learn? This short online course will support practitioners with how boys learn. It covers how to plan your environment to ensure it excites and motivates both genders.  Boys learn differently to girls and early years practitioners can play a key part in reducing the achievement gap. The course includes lots of practical ideas and activities. Key topics include: • Why…

All Mathematics

Mud, the park, or the woods outdoor activities that help children learn maths!  What will I learn?  This NDNA online course will help you link every outdoor situation to learning about numbers, shape, space and measure but keeping it fun at the same time!  Course details  Duration: You can claim three CPD hours towards your professional development. This course is certificated on comp…
Date: multiple
Where: online

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Health & Safety

NDNA and The Safer Food Group are working in partnership to offer two online food hygiene training courses.   These courses are unique to childcare and use clips filmed within an early years setting. These are the UK's lowest cost, fully accredited Food Hygiene training courses for early years.  Both certificates are accredited by Qualifi, a leading National UK Awarding Organisation and  t…

Health & Safety

The UK's first online health and safety course developed especially for childcare practitioners by our partners, The Safer Food Group.  • All online – study when you want to, 24/7 • Only takes around 6-8 hours to complete • 16 practical chapters featuring videos of real life nursery situations • Accredited by Qualifi and recognised by OFQUAL • Ideal for anyone working in childcare • Just…
Date: multiple
Where: online

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Teaching & Learning

Learn the basics of the EYFS and begin your career in childcare  What will I learn?  This online childcare course gives you the basic information you need to understand the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). You will also learn about Development Matters and the Common Inspection Framework. This course is ideal for people new to the sector.  Course details  Duration: You can claim th…
Date: multiple
Where: online

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Reading

Phonics is a method of teaching children the relationship between written letters of the alphabet and the sounds of spoken language.  Let's look at Phonics is a short introductory course that will give practitioners a basic understanding of phonics.  Key topics include:  • Phonic sounds and the sound groups  • The letters and sounds programme  • Using phonics in children's stories …
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