New for 2014

'Terrific Twos'

Based on the new book 'Provision and Progress for Two year olds' (publication date March 2014) 

This course will looks at meeting the needs of two year olds , focussing on the three prime areas and including guidance on preparing for and completing the Two Year Progress check

Course content includes:

  • Meeting the needs of two year olds
  • Outlines child development and typical progress  in each of the 3 prime areas
  • Guidance on preparing for and completing the Two Year progress Check including the Parental interview
  • Shows how to plan for individual needs, alongside Parents, following the check
  • Outline actions to take if a child has significant needs/ where to get help
  • Provide an INSET PowerPoint presentation for you to deliver back in your own establishment (cd rom)

Target audience: Early Years Professionals/Nursery Managers/ Lecturers and all childcare/EYPS/degree students/Child Minders/Parents/Local authority advisory staff

ICAN

Early Talk

Supporting Communication for under 5's

This course offers participants accreditation from ICAN the leading children's communication charity

Course content includes:

  • An outline of the development of communication and language in children from birth to 5 .
  • How early years practitioners, teachers and parents can support the development of young children's communication and language skills 
  • Ideas on how to create an early years environment which enables these skills to develop and flourish
  • Strategies to identify speech, language and communication difficulties and how to seek additional support and advice
  • An extensive ICAN Resources Toolkit which includes books, activity packs, DVD, poster and checklists

Target audience: Early Years Professionals/Nursery Managers/ Lecturers and all childcare/EYPS/degree students/Child Minders/Parents/Local authority advisory staff

 

The Early Identification of

Special and Additional Needs

in the Early Years

This course offers participants support to recognise and plan for special and  additional needs in the early years. What to do and how to do it: a practical approach to setting up positive early years procedures

Course content includes:

  • A six step guide to early identification and intervention
  • Taking an holistic view and the reflective setting
  • Observational techniques and templates
  • Multi-agency working and a directory of advice
  • Practical strategies to support children with specific conditions
  • Up to date information on the Children and families Act 2014

Based on the book 'Recognising and Planning for Special needs in the Early Years' (A Hands on Guide) by Chris Dukes and Maggie Smith

 Target audience: Early Years Professionals/Nursery Managers/ Lecturers and all childcare/EYPS/degree students/Child Minders/Parents/Local authority advisory staff

Training costs for all courses - please contact us for an individual quote.

 

What they say about our training:

Course evaluation feedback -

"A fantastic training morning, the group exercises gave us the chance to reflect upon our own experiences"

"An excellent morning with experienced professionals the trainers kept the course light and easy to understand"

 

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