Ensuring that young children experience high quality enabling environments rests on the adults who create and lead the practice so that they can develop and learn in appropriate ways.
Practitioners are the most valuable asset in any early years setting. They are the single biggest contributor to the quality of provision, and they can be the driving force towards improvement (Nutbrown, June 2012, 3.1 p35)
This days training will focus on the key ways in which the quality of early years practice can be developed and strengthened at all levels making reference to the EYFS Statutory Duties; the Ofsted Framework and Thematic Reviews and of course children:
- Good to Outstanding – HOW?
- What are your starting points?
- Some key drivers in making the ‘leap’…..
- Shaping the early years curriculum: Key Statutory Requirements - Themes and Principles
- Observation, Assessment and Accountability: Leading learning
- Quality Teaching – Skilful Teaching: Looking at Ofsted’s interpretation of quality ‘teaching’… what does this mean for practice?
- Teaching and play in the early years – a balancing act? Looking into Ofsted’s Thematic Review
- Where to now? Action plans and next steps
Other related training includes:
- Working together to build good EYPP practice: leadership, teamwork and best practice
Trainer: Di Chilvers