The short courses below support practitioners to use psychology to promote positive behaviour. The training will explore psychological models, case studies and real life examples to increase knowledge, skills and confidence in supporting children and young people with a range of different needs. They are available as stand-alone sessions, or as follow on modules after attending The Ready, Steady, Go! training.
You will be able to:
• Gain specialist knowledge to understand the area of need.
• Apply this knowledge within a problem solving model.
• Understand the role of the adult in facilitating change.
• Use real life case studies and examples to enable application of learning in your setting.
Who should attend?
All modules are…
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…
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…
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’s Edu…
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 Disabilities…
Updated in collaboration with Southampton Inclusion Partnership (SIP) and its lead school, Springwell and includes the opportunity to visit Springwell Special Educational Needs classrooms.
This is a comprehensive course about working with children and young people with autism in mainstream settings – early years or primary phase (also appropriate for primary and se…
Training Providers: HTS Ltd, Bostock Health Care, St John Ambulance
Course Details: Paediatric First Aid is specifically designed to cover issues for children less than 12 years of age.
Paediatric first aid includes resuscitation, choking suffocation, strangulation, breath holding, inhalation of fumes, asthma, croup, anaphylaxis, accident books, wounds, bleeding, shock, recognition and…
In this free course, Understanding children: Babies being heard, you will find out some of the things that very young babies can do. You will also discover how babies can contribute to family life and relationships from birth. You will look at what they need from other adults and children, and what they can learn.
This is a free course from The Open University, if you are thinking of…
In this free course, Infants' understanding of their social world, we draw on a wide range of psychological research to address the question of whether infants have a rich understanding of their social world. You will have the opportunity to read journal papers and newspaper articles as well as to engage with audio clips, and to explore your assumptions about infants' social…
This free course, Attachment in the early years, covers theory and research in the area of attachment in early childhood. In the 1950s, John Bowlby was the first person to develop a theory about the significance of early attachments between caregivers and very young children. His work has stimulated a massive and very productive field of research with important implications for childcare. This…
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…
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…
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…
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.
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…
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: