Exemplary Practice Courses

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

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This course will share the key aspects of exemplary practice for staff working with babies with ideas to support a stimulating environment and exciting experiences.

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

  • Recall and match the development stages for babies
  • Describe best practice for developing communication with parents and families
  • Identify ways that babies and young children learn and how babies communicate
  • List the aspect of the characteristics of effective learning.

You will also be given the opportunity to create a plan for development for your own setting based on what you have learnt.

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This course will give you an increased understanding of how to provide exemplary practice in the toddler (1-2 year old) room.

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

  • Explain how to support the uniqueness of the toddler and how this supports their development
  • Match the correct behaviours to the appropriate age band
  • Outline how child initiated and adult led learning should be balanced to meet individual children's needs
  • Match the correct support activity to the appropriate characteristics of effective learning
  • Recall the key areas of the learning environment for toddlers
  • Define how the learning environment supports key development stages for toddlers
  • Explain how the balance of indoor and outdoor learning and development opportunities for toddlers meet their individual needs.

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This course will give you an increased understanding of how to provide exemplary practice in the two-year-old room.

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

  • Match the key stages of development for a two-year-old
  • Recall the key areas of positive relationships in supporting children's development
  • Select the key areas of the learning environment needed to support developmental stages for two-year-olds.

You will also be provided with a template to create a plan for development for your own setting based on what you have learnt.

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This course will give you an increased understanding of how to provide exemplary practice in the preschool room.

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

  • Match the key stages of development for three, four and five year olds
  • Recall the key aspects of scaffolding learning and supporting the zone of proximal development
  • Select key statements about free-flow play for three to five year olds
  • Relate what you have learnt about the unique child, the relationships and the environment and design a plan for development for your own setting.

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