Training Planner 2022 Autumn

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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05/10/229:3012.30Safeguarding – Introductory level
Trainer:New Pathways
The aim of this introductory level course is to ensure anyone working within early years is aware of the different aspects and requirements of safeguarding children in Wales.
Course fee appliesOnline
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10/10/2213:3015:30GDPR Getting it Right!
This session aims to provide people to have a better understanding of the legal requirements relating to GDPR and the actions they need to take to ensure compliance. 
Booking fee appliesOnline
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07/11/2217.0019.00GDPR Getting it Right
This session aims to provide people to have a better understanding of the legal requirements relating to GDPR and the actions they need to take to ensure compliance.
Course fee appliesOnline
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29/11/229.0013.00Safeguarding Following a Report
The aim of this course is to ensure participants understand the stages of the safeguarding process following report
Course fee appliesOnline
Wellbeing - be your best self
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13/10/229.3012.30Developing Emotional Intelligence in Early Years
27/10/229.3012.30
03/11/229.3012.30
Trainer:Catherine Corry
This programme provides an opportunity for people working with young children to develop their own emotional intelligence skills and competencies and role model best practice even in challenging situations with consistency. This is a three part course. 
Course fee appliesOnline
Healthy and Confident Individuals
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12/09/2218.0020.00Teatime with Alice Sharp
Early Years Wales are thrilled to welcome Alice Sharp for a ‘Teatime with Alice’ where she will provide reflective conversation around ‘Creating a Reflective Pedagogy of Play’
Course fee appliesLocation: NewportMembers only
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16/09/2218.0020.00Teatime with Alice Sharp
Early Years Wales are thrilled to welcome Alice Sharp for a ‘Teatime with Alice’ where she will provide reflective conversation around ‘Creating a Reflective Pedagogy of Play’
Course fee appliesLocation: FlintshireMembers only
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08/10/229.0013.00Connection Before Correction
17/10/2218:0019:00Follow up session
This training will introduce delegates to ideas around using attachment and relational based approaches, alongside more traditional behaviour management strategies, as a way of promoting positive behaviour and supporting children's social-emotional development, resilience, and well-being.
Course fee appliesOnline
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22/10/229.3012.30Active Baby and You
This training examines, in depth, the physical development and physical literacy of babies and young children in the first 1,000 days.
Course fee appliesLocation:  Vale of Glamorgan
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25/10/229.3012.30Play. Move. Thrive
This training will provide practitioners with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to support children to be ‘fully physical’
Course fee appliesLocation: Neath Port Talbot
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16/11/229.3016.00Active Baby at Home – Train the trainer 
17/11/229.3016.00
This 2-day training course will provide practitioners with the skills, knowledge and resources needed to deliver the 6-week Active Baby at Home, physical literacy family programme.
Course fee appliesLocation: Prestatyn
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26/11/229.3012.30Active Baby and You
This training examines, in depth, the physical development and physical literacy of babies and young children in the first 1,000 days.
Course fee appliesLocation: Caerphilly
Inspired by Curiosity
Trainer: Nia Beynon
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29/09/2218.0020.00Mam-gu’s brilliant button box! Imperfectly perfect- the magical world of loose parts!
If you believe that children need the opportunity to be presented with countless opportunities to design, create, and learn but are unsure where to begin or want to learn how children really benefit from loose part play, then come along to this session to be further inspired!
Course fee appliesLocation: Cardiff
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22/11/2218.0020.00Getting the environment right
The environment plays a key role in this development. We will be researching into the ‘three environments’ and finding ways to adapt current practice to address the present needs of children and practitioners
Course fee appliesLocation: Newport
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19/01/239.3012.30Loving the language! Feeling empowered to use Welsh and other languages
In this training session, we’ll be looking at the benefits of bilingualism (and more!) and if introduced at an early stage, how this can change children’s lives forever
Course fee appliesLocation: Ystrad Mynach
Ambitious, Capable Learners
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27/09/229.3011.30Positive Interactions
Trainer:Jenny Barber
This course will explore how children acquire language and stages of development
Booking fee appliesOnline
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27/09/2213.0015.00Quality Observations
Trainer:Jenny Barber
Observation is a vital tool that helps practitioners address the needs of early years development. This course includes tips for writing quality observations
Booking fee appliesOnline
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05/10/2218.0020.00Cymraeg in Care
Trainer:Matt Anthony
Join Matt Anthony, Early Years Wales’ Welsh Language Development Officer to discuss and explore Legislation, Welsh Government Policy and Standards for the Welsh language
Booking fee appliesOnline
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06/10/229.3011.30Two-year-old behavior
Trainer:Jenny Barber
This course focuses on how early years practitioners can work effectively with two-year-old’s.
Booking fee appliesOnline
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06/10/2213.0015.00All About Child Development - Stage not Age
Trainer:Jenny Barber
This course explores the importance of understanding child development to enable us to effectively support children’s developmental journey.
Booking fee appliesOnline
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20/10/2218.0020.30A practical approach to Story Telling
Trainer:Laura Henry-Allain MBE
This course aims to inspire Inspire & empower practitioners to provide authentic meaningful opportunities for children and families to recognise themselves in literature and celebrate their uniqueness using the right vocabulary about our amazing differences.
Course fee appliesOnline
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21/11/2218.0020.00Difficult conversations with Parents
This course will explore how best to engage with parents using effective communication strategies
Booking fee appliesOnline
Foundation Phase
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21/09/2216:0018:00Identifying the needs, skills, and progress of learners through observation and planning
Trainer:Debbie Keyte - Hartland
This webinar will help participants to assess and evaluate their systems of observation and planning
FreeOnline
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19/10/2216:0018:00Playing and Learning Outside:  Engaging the development of imagination, creativity, and curiosity
Trainer:Debbie Keyte - Hartland
Playing and learning outside is considered as a vital part of the day that should be as lengthy and as rich as possible
FreeOnline
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08/11/229.3015.30Schematic Learning
Trainer:Stella Louis
This session aims to widen and deepen your understanding about schemas and the process of play. It will also explore what schemas are, how they develop, where they come from and why they matter.
FreeOnline
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16/11/2216.0018.00Building Confidence at Inspection
Trainer:Debbie Keyte - Hartland
Articulating your vision, pedagogy, and practice in developing authentic and meaningful learning
FreeOnline

 

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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 
         
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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

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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.
 
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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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