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Early childhood education and care

  • Date
    26.Apr.2017
    Venue: 
    Edinburgh
    Time: 
    Full day
    Event type: 
    Cost
    £89.00

    Foundations of Literacy: A Seminar with Sue Palmer

    Literacy doesn’t come naturally to human beings. In order to become committed readers and writers, children must first develop a wide range of abilities that underpin literacy acquisition – abilities that depend upon the right sort of support and experiences in their early years.Read more

  • Date
    18.May.2017
    Venue: 
    Edinburgh
    Time: 
    9.30-15.30 (full day)
    Event type: 
    Cost
    £79.00

    There's more to tears and tantrums: early years behaviours and you

    We’ve all heard about the "terrible twos" being one of the most challenging times in a child's development. However, before a child reaches even that early stage a lot of brain development has already taken place. This starts in the womb, and is affected by a number of factors from then on.Read more

  • Date
    26.May.2017
    Venue: 
    Edinburgh
    Time: 
    Full day
    Event type: 
    Cost
    £79.00

    Learning through play the Froebel way

    This workshop with the acclaimed Cowgate Under 5s Centre in Edinburgh explores practical ways to put Froebel’s theories into action in your own setting.Read more

  • Date
    31.May.2017
    Venue: 
    Glasgow
    Time: 
    Half day
    Event type: 
    Cost
    £0.00

    Gender and toys: what children think and its implications for practice

    There is currently a lot of interest and various campaigns highlighting how toys are restricting girls’ and boys’ play. But what do children think of “girls’ and boys’” toys? How do boys and girls actually play with toys? As a playworker, Sarah Goldsmith has set out to discover what primary school-aged children think about toys, how they play with them and how they learn and negotiate gender through this play.Read more

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  • Date
    23.Jun.2017
    Venue: 
    Edinburgh
    Time: 
    Full day
    Event type: 
    Cost
    £79.00

    Nursery to primary: easing transitions through play

    A key part of the drive to make transitions easier for children was Curriculum for Excellence’s proposal that more ‘nursery’-type learning through play should be practised in the early stages of primary.Read more

  • Date
    25.Aug.2017
    Venue: 
    Edinburgh
    Time: 
    Full day
    Event type: 
    Cost
    £79.00

    The Nurture Factor: Supporting better environments and learning for two-year-olds

    This one-day training workshop has been designed to provide an opportunity for all practitioners working in the early learning and childcare sector to focus on the particular needs of two-year-old children.Read more

  • Date
    05.Oct.2017
    Venue: 
    Edinburgh
    Time: 
    9.30-15.30 (full day)
    Event type: 
    Cost
    £71.10

    Developing empathy and resilience with early and primary years children

    This course offers a working understanding of what we can mean by empathy, how it develops and how we can help children whose capacity for demonstrating empathy has been impaired.Read more

  • Date
    23.Nov.2017
    Venue: 
    EDINBURGH
    Time: 
    Full day
    Event type: 

    There's more to tears and tantrums: early years behaviours and you

    We’ve all heard about the "terrible twos" being one of the most challenging times in a child's development. However, before a child reaches even that early stage a lot of brain development has already taken place. This starts in the womb, and is affected by a number of factors from then on.Read more

  • Date
    23.Nov.2017
    Venue: 
    Edinburgh
    Time: 
    9.30-15.30 (full day)
    Event type: 
    Cost
    £71.10

    There's more to tears and tantrums: early years behaviours and you

    We’ve all heard about the "terrible twos" being one of the most challenging times in a child's development. However, before a child reaches even that early stage a lot of brain development has already taken place. This starts in the womb, and is affected by a number of factors from then on.Read more