The aim of this course is to support early years practitioners to understand the importance of play and interaction and the positive impact this has on children’s learning and development.
The 3 hour training session includes an introduction to play theories, links between play and interaction with children's development and learning. Practical tips and strategies to support interaction in a setting.
By the end of the training participants will be able to:
Understand the importance of play and interaction. Understand how play impacts on a child’s development—research into brain development and cognition, language, emotional and social skills as well impact of play deprivation. Understand how children’s play develops, including schemas To be confident in using a range of practical play skills depending on children’s ages and stages.
This course is offered to you at £30 per delegate. Please make sure that you or your staff can attend before booking as we do not accept cancellations. Any no-shows or cancellations will be charged a further administration fee of £30.
Please ensure that you arrive at least 15 minutes before the course is due to start. Latecomers will be asked to leave and will be charged an administration fee of £30.
Confidentiality must always be observed The trainer will focus on the specific learning and will not engage in conversations inappropriate to the task in hand. Learners will be openly encouraged to do the same. Each individual is responsible for their own learning and if there is anything they feel they should raise regarding the training they should do so with the trainer during the session Each individual is expected to make a contribution, which will be valued and listened to Individuals should respect the learning environment and try not to disrupt the training There should be mutual respect within the group for individuals and their experiences Naive questions will be considered the norm
DUTY OF CARE
We commit to speaking confidentially whilst on this training. However, if you share anything with us (during or after the training) that is cause for concern, we have a duty to follow it up. This may mean speaking to your manager, to Ofsted, to Social Care or to the LADO
Registered Childminders and Nurseries/Pre-School