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September 2021
Alliance Spotlight - The Home Learning Environment 23/09/2021 18:30 - 19:30 The home learning environment has a significant and lasting impact on children’s development. Parents/carers are their child’s first and most enduring educators and working in partnership with them is key to ensuring children are given the best opportunity to reach their full potential.
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Virtual Classroom - The Prime Time - Inspirational Practice for Children from birth to 2 Years 28/09/2021 10:30 - 14:30 In this workshop we explore the importance of the early years of a child’s life and how maximising learning opportunities can shape their future development
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Virtual Classroom - Exploration of the Curriculum and Articulation of Teaching 28/09/2021 18:30 - 05/10/2021 20:00 Do you know the intent of your curriculum? Can you talk with confidence about how you lead children to learn?
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Alliance Spotlight - Process over Product 29/09/2021 18:30 - 19:30 In this engaging 1-hour session we shine the spotlight on process over product and explore just what that means in early years. Come along and see how we can discover the joy of doing rather than the end result and identify the difference between process art and product art.
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October 2021
Alliance Spotlight - Makaton Awareness 05/10/2021 10:00 - 11:00 We are delighted to be able continue to offer the ever popular hour awareness sessions. These sessions will give you a basic awareness of Makaton.
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Virtual Classroom - Safeguarding Designated Person. 05/10/2021 10:00 - 12/10/2021 12:00 As the Designated Person you need to be confident to deal with potential safeguarding incidences as they arise. The training is a requirement of the Early Years Foundation Stage and Working Together to Safeguard Children (2018) and should be updated every two years. The course content covers the required knowledge and skills and acts as a refresher for those currently undertaking the role.
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Virtual Classroom - SEND in the Early Years 05/10/2021 13:00 - 16:30 There are fundamental elements to working with children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in the early years. This interactive virtual classroom covers relevant law and policy together with developing an inclusive ‘can do’ approach. It will provide participants with underpinning knowledge to work with children with SEND in early years settings.
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Virtual Classroom - Looking towards your OFSTED inspection (childminders). 05/10/2021 18:30 - 12/10/2021 20:00 Do you want to gain an overview of what happens before, during and after an inspection? Click on View Details to find out more
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Virtual Classroom - Getting to Grips with the EYFS - Part 1, an overview of the changes 06/10/2021 10:00 - 12:00 In this 2-hour interactive session we explore the changes to the EYFS
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Virtual Classroom - The Prime Time - Inspirational Practice for Children birth to 2 Years 07/10/2021 18:30 - 14/10/2021 20:00 In this virtual classroom we explore the importance of the early years of a child’s life and how maximising learning opportunities can shape their future development
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Virtual Classroom - Children's Progress Matters 12/10/2021 09:30 - 13:00 Are you confident in your ability to demonstrate children’s progress and attainment? Can you identify the impact of your curriculum?
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Virtual Classroom - Makaton Level 1 12/10/2021 09:30 - 19/10/2021 12:00 These are suitable for practitioners 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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Virtual Classroom - Getting to Grips with the EYFS - Part 2, Supporting Documents - an overview of the non-statutory guidance 13/10/2021 10:00 - 12:00 In this 2-hour interactive session we explore the structure and content of the non-statutory guidance Development Matters, as well as the alternative Birth to 5 Matters guidance, and how the support early years educational programmes.
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Virtual Classroom - Supporting Children for whom English is an Additional Language 14/10/2021 10:00 - 21/10/2021 11:30 Do you want to feel confident in supporting children who have English as an additional language? Find out more here
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Virtual Classroom - Getting to Grips with the EYFS - Part 3, Supporting the prime areas of learning and development 19/10/2021 10:00 - 12:00 This 2-hour interactive session will consider the educational programmes for the prime areas of learning and development, and discuss how each interlinks to play a vital role in children’s attitude and aptitude for future learning.
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Virtual Classroom - Quality Outdoor Learning Environment for 2 Year Olds. 19/10/2021 13:30 - 20/10/2021 15:00 Having access to nature and the outdoors has been shown to improve children’s development and love of learning. How can you ensure that the outdoor play opportunities in your setting meet the needs of 2-year-olds and provide a beneficial learning environment for them?
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Virtual Classroom - Getting to Grips with the EYFS - Part 4, Supporting the Specific Areas of Learning and Development 20/10/2021 10:00 - 12:00 Building on the prime areas of learning and development, this 2-hours session will explore the four specific areas of: literacy, mathematics, understanding the world and expressive arts and design.
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November 2021
Virtual Classroom - Makaton Level 1 09/11/2021 18:00 - 17/11/2021 20:00 These are suitable for practitioners 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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Virtual Classroom - Makaton Level 2 25/11/2021 09:30 - 30/11/2021 12:00 These are suitable for practitioners 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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Alliance Spotlight - Makaton Awareness 25/11/2021 18:30 - 19:30 We are delighted to be able continue to offer the ever popular hour awareness sessions. These sessions will give you a basic awareness of Makaton.
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December 2021
Alliance Spotlight - Makaton Awareness 02/12/2021 10:00 - 11:00 We are delighted to be able continue to offer the ever popular hour awareness sessions. These sessions will give you a basic awareness of Makaton.
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Alliance Spotlight - Makaton Awareness 07/12/2021 18:30 - 19:30 We are delighted to be able continue to offer the ever popular hour awareness sessions. These sessions will give you a basic awareness of Makaton.
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