This course is for Early Years practitioners who want to develop their passion for child centered learning where children will thrive and make progress. If you firmly believe that early education should hold inquiry, exploration and hands on experiences at its heart this is for you. Is your vision for your setting that your pupils should be confident and self-motivated who will be ready to access the next stage of their learning? Join us to explore the delicate balance between child initiated and adult lead learning.
Creativity and fun
Exploring when play becomes learning
Can we plan for creativity?
Creativity versus progress? Making sure our pupils learn
Planning that maximises imagination
Role play: more than dressing up but seeing the world from a different perspective
Keeping it open – learning opportunities that don’t end with a fizzle
The route map – what destination do you have in mind for your children?
The role of the adult, when to lead and when to watch
Making a difference to tomorrow – a commitment to try something new