Parents Courses

Please see the individual courses listed below for more information, learning objectives and who the courses are suitable for. 

By the end of this course you will:DFElogo

  • Explain what is meant by a ‘Courageous Conversation'
  • Discuss the most effective communication skills to use when holding courageous conversations
  • Predict what it's like for a parent
  • Outline how to effectively manage a situation where parents are non-accepting of the situation.

Who should complete this course?
This is suitable for anyone who works in early years, e.g. nursery practitioners, pre-school practitioners, playgroup practitioners and childminders
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Welcome to NDNA’s Home Learning Environment course.

This course will give you an increased understanding of the importance of home learning, its impact on long-term outcomes for children and your role in contributing to this.

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Describe what a good home learning environment provides
  • Explain its importance in helping children do well and the impact this has as they move through school
  • Identify some of the barriers to creating a good home learning environment
  • Develop new strategies for helping to overcome these barriers
  • Further improve your partnership with parents
  • Reflect on your own practice and develop new ideas to further support parents.

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Who should complete this course?
This course is suitable for individuals working with children in early years, e.g. nursery practitioners, pre-school practitioners, playgroup practitioners and childminders.