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Early childhood education and care

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

    SOLD OUT: 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
    23.Aug.2017
    Venue: 
    Edinburgh
    Time: 
    9.30-15.30 (full day)
    Event type: 
    Cost
    £89.00
    CPD hours: 
    6

    Chatta: Language and Communication training session

    Children in Scotland is delighted to partner with Chatta to offer an interactive, practical training session aimed at developing communication and language among children in early years settings. The session will feature: An overview of the importance of spoken language An introduction and overview...Read more

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

    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
    22.Sep.2017
    Venue: 
    Glasgow
    Time: 
    9.30-15.30 (full day)
    Event type: 
    Cost
    £80.10
    CPD hours: 
    6

    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
    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
    03.Nov.2017
    Venue: 
    Edinburgh
    Time: 
    9.30-15.30 (full day)
    Event type: 
    Cost
    £80.10

    Attachment-led early years practice: a seminar with Suzanne Zeedyk

    In our society, caring for children usually includes a large component of professional input. We use the language of ‘services’ to describe that input. Yet the science tells us that children aren’t looking for services. They want relationships. Human beings are physiologically driven to seek out...Read more

  • Date
    16.Nov.2017
    Venue: 
    Glasgow
    Time: 
    9.30-15.30 (full day)
    Event type: 
    Cost
    £71.10
    CPD hours: 
    6

    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. It will consider how we can ensure that the environments we create are effective and appropriate so that children have nurturing and high quality learning experiences.Read more

  • Date
    17.Nov.2017
    Venue: 
    Aberdeen
    Time: 
    9.30-15.30 (full day)
    Event type: 
    Cost
    £80.10
    CPD hours: 
    6

    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
    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

  • Date
    02.Mar.2018
    Venue: 
    Edinburgh
    Time: 
    9.30-15.30 (full day)
    Event type: 
    Cost
    £80.10
    CPD hours: 
    6

    Schemas and the characteristics of effective learning: a seminar with Stella Louis

    This seminar, led by renowned early years consultant, Stella Louis, aims to provide delegates with a deeper understanding of the complexities involved in schematic exploration, and how these link directly to how children become engaged and sustained in self-chosen activities.Read more