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December 2021
Alliance Connect: Winter challenges - is your early years setting prepared? 06/12/2021 12:30 - 13:30 Following with the launch of the Alliance’s Winter Toolkit, we will be hosting an Alliance Connect to facilitate discussion on how early years settings and services can best prepare for the unique challenges of winter.
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Alliance Spotlight: deep dive into the early years inspection judgements - Personal Development 07/12/2021 12:00 - 13:00 The ways in which educators support children’s character development is found in the care that is given and the sense of emotional security that is created. When provision is effective, children are prepared to take appropriate risks and challenges as they play and learn. In this session we will discuss the elements of personal development that are found in Ofsted’s grade descriptors.
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Alliance Spotlight: Makaton awareness 07/12/2021 18:30 - 19:30 This session will give you a basic awareness of Makaton and is suitable for both parents and early years practitioners.
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Alliance Connect: helping children look after their own bodies, health and wellbeing 08/12/2021 12:00 - 13:00 Helping children to look after their own bodies, health and wellbeing.
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Alliance Connect: helping children look after their own bodies, health and wellbeing 08/12/2021 18:00 - 19:00 Helping children to look after their own bodies, health and wellbeing
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Alliance Spotlight: exploring the characteristics of effective learning 09/12/2021 18:30 - 19:30 This session will look at how the characteristics of effective learning underpin all areas of learning. We will consider how these characteristics support children's self-regulation and enable children to become strong lifelong learners.
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January 2022
Alliance Spotlight: deep dive into the early years inspection judgements - Leadership and Management 11/01/2022 12:00 - 13:00 Effective leadership and management is the key to success. Ofsted’s grade descriptors refer to leaders having focus, integrity and a clear vision for their provision. This session will explore how these ideals can be realised to secure the best possible outcomes
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Makaton Level 1 13/01/2022 09:15 - 20/01/2022 13:15 This course is suitable for early educators who want to learn about Makaton and how to incorporate it into their setting’s daily routine. It is also suitable for parents.
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Makaton Taster Session 24/01/2022 18:00 - 20:00 This two-hour taster session will provide a brief introduction to the background of Makaton, what Makaton is, where it originates from, why it is used and who it is for. We will teach 34 basic signs and symbols (concepts) from the Makaton core vocabulary and 12 additional signs and symbols appropriate for early years settings
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Makaton Level 1 31/01/2022 12:30 - 02/02/2022 15:00 This course is suitable for early educators who want to learn about Makaton and how to incorporate it into their setting’s daily routine. It is also suitable for parents.
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February 2022
Makaton Taster Session 10/02/2022 10:00 - 12:00 This two-hour taster session will provide a brief introduction to the background of Makaton, what Makaton is, where it originates from, why it is used and who it is for. We will teach 34 basic signs and symbols (concepts) from the Makaton core vocabulary and 12 additional signs and symbols appropriate for early years settings
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March 2022
Makaton Level 1 02/03/2022 18:00 - 10/03/2022 20:00 This course is suitable for early educators who want to learn about Makaton and how to incorporate it into their setting’s daily routine. It is also suitable for parents.
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Makaton Taster Session 18/03/2022 12:30 - 14:30 This two-hour taster session will provide a brief introduction to the background of Makaton, what Makaton is, where it originates from, why it is used and who it is for. We will teach 34 basic signs and symbols (concepts) from the Makaton core vocabulary and 12 additional signs and symbols appropriate for early years settings
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Makaton Level 2 23/03/2022 09:30 - 30/03/2022 12:00 This course is suitable for early educators who want to learn about Makaton and how to incorporate it into their setting’s daily routine. It is also suitable for parents.
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