Training Planner

This page aims to offer opportunities to learn and develop skills that support good practice in the early years.

We offer both face to face and virtual training through our training planner below and you can also find more opportunities to learn in our virtual learning section.

  • It is the responsibility of the attendee to supply an email address and be aware of the reasons for this and agree to data to be used. Please ensure that details are kept up to date, all correspondence will be sent via email.
  • If you need to cancel a booking, this must be completed within 48 hours before the course start date and time. This can be done via email to [email protected]. This is to ensure that we accommodate anyone on the waiting list and trainers receive the updated attendance list in order to prepare for the session.
  • Booking fees are non-refundable. For events that have course fees, refunds will only be considered if notification of cancellation is received 48 hours prior to the course start date and time. 

Please read our terms and conditions in full before booking on any event.  

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Shifting from non-racist to anti racist practice

Whole organisation and setting approaches. An early years focus.

Working with Early Years settings raising the youngest of our society, Early Years Wales know that introducing an anti-racist journey for babies and young children at the earliest opportunity is very important; how this is delivered needs to be addressed in a different way to how older children are often introduced to cultures and customs that children may not have been exposed to yet.

Free to Leaders and MangersOnline

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Mini First Aid Session


As part of Child Safety week, we are thrilled to have Mini First Aid join us to offer a refresher course.

£5 Booking FeeZoom

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CPD: Creating a Safeguarding Culture


This 1-hour session aims to help you think about how to create and/or strengthen a safeguarding culture within your setting by offering tips, ideas and practical resources that you can then adapt to your own setting and staff.


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Catching the Learning Wave

with  Nia Beynon

This training aims to support all Home-based and childcare practitioners and aims to provide a professional space for learning and conversation led by Nia Beynon.

£20 Booking FeeOnline

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DARPL Series

Whole organisation and setting approaches. An early years focus.

Our DARPL work centres on professional learning for those working in educational settings to develop delegates' understanding of anti-racism, which should lead to a development of anti-racist practice.

Free - Open to all Early Years Practitioners.Online

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Through the Eyes of a Child


This is for practitioners who attended previous webinars and would like to share their journey on implementing the resource into their practice.

Free (by invitation only)Online

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A Whole Body Approach to Learning in the Early Years

with keynote speaker Sally Goddard Blythe, author of 'Well Balanced Child'
Court Colman Manor, Pen-y-Fair, Bridgend, CF31 4NG

This professional learning day will focus on the relationship between physical development and learning in the early years.

This event is open to settings who offer funded Foundation Learning Nursery places (three to four year old education) or have attended/supported our Play Move Thrive suite of training.

£10 Booking Fee

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These are opportunities for leaders and managers of settings to meet online and share conversations that are important to the sector and to running and leading staff in settings around Wales. We are facilitating these opportunities to network and share conversations.


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6th June


Child Safety
With parents and families under ever more pressure, how can we help them to ensure that their children's safety really can be sorted? For Lunch and Learn in Child Safety Week, CAPT's Senior Consultant, Ian Evans, will be taking about the charity's work, priorities and resources, sharing some of the vital but often simple steps which can save lives.
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11th July 


Update on Food and Nutrition
How to encourage children to eat a wide range of healthy food and tips on following the national guidance and ideas for healthy meals and snacks.
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Early Years Wales in conjunction with Alice Sharp Ltd are offering a unique training package designed to use as team training at your convenience. The package includes four masterclasses. These can be purchased for the special price of £80.

This will provide access to the webinars for 4 months from the date of registration and can be accessed to suit you and your team.

Session 1: Under 1s
Enriching play for under 1s. Every baby's learning journey is unique, so how do we identify strategies to ensure every baby feels like they are being listened to, considered and celebrated.
Session 2: 0-2 years
Babbling with babies and talking with toddlers. Delegates will explore simple conversation, talking for instructions, talking thoughts and complex conversation skills.
To build skills in dialogic reading and pole-bridging.
Session 3: 0-2 years
Planning and responding to under three's play. The aim of this session is to understand playfulness and how to reflect and respond to every child's engagement.
Session 4: 2 years
It's marvellous to be two. To understand and support the thinking and theory around every child's innate talents, the environment and experiences they are exposed to.

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Curriculum for Wales 2022 training resources

Developed by Cwlwm, this course offers a clear and lighthearted presentation into the methodology and development of Curriculum for Wales 2022.

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Information and videos to support the journey.
The professional learning journey has been developed to help guide schools through the structural and professional learning aspects of preparing for Curriculum for Wales. It helps you find your way through the different models for professional learning, and plan your own journey 

Diversity and Anti- Racist Professional Learning

DARPL brings together a diverse team of providers with lived and professional experience through a professional learning and resource hub with a Welsh perspective in raising a multi- disciplinary racial consciousness, as we work together within the new Curriculum for Wales.

Professional learning for those working in education to develop an understanding and development of anti- racist practice

Foundation Phase professional learning modules

A suite of modules designed to assist Foundation Phase practitioners to reflect on practice and provision in the following areas: Outdoor learning; Child development; Transitions; Observation; Play and play-based learning; Authentic and purposeful learning. The suite also contains an Introduction manual, which will need to be understood before undertaking the learning in the modules, as well as a frequently asked questions guide.
Prevent Training 
This resource consists of 4 short videos (by Addysg Oedolion Cymru | Adult Learning Wales) to raise awareness and understanding of the Prevent Duty in Wales. The statutory guidance refers to the importance of Prevent awareness training to equip staff to identify children at risk of being drawn into terrorism and to challenge extremist ideas.

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Regional offices

Wherever you are located, Early Years Wales aims to have an office near you. If you require our support, feel free to give us a call where we can discuss your query or arrange for one of our support staff to meet with you.

Our office hours are Monday – Friday (9am – 5pm)