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Parents as partners in the Early Years Foundation Stage

Course Tutors
Emma Wild, Rebecca Emery
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Target Audience
Classroom Teachers / Deputy Headteachers / Early Years Leaders / Early Years Practitioners / ECT (Early Career Teacher) / Headteachers / Middle Leaders / New Headteachers / Senior Leaders / Teaching Assistants
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Course Types
Course categories
Academies and Schools (including EYFS) / Early Years PVI Settings
Early Years Foundation Stage
Event Description
A new course for Early Years practitioners and leaders on how to effectively engage parents as partners to support learning and development, with a particular focus on strategies for harder to reach families and those from disadvantaged and vulnerable backgrounds.

An opportunity for practitioners to consider how to utilise their community partners, offer resources and promote experiences to enrich their curriculum and engage and excite parents.

Explore the new inspection and Early Years framework to unpick expectations regarding engagement with parents in order to support high-quality Early Years education.
Training objectives

  • consider current parent engagement opportunities and how these can be extended to support children and their families

  • discover how local partners can enhance parent partnership

  • find out new ideas to enrich the curriculum whilst also supporting the children and families practitioners work with

  • inspire and engage parents in the setting/school community

Learning outcomes

  • learn new strategies to engage parents

  • create an inclusive setting/school learning community

  • enrich the curriculum utilising the community

  • support transition throughout the setting/school

Additional Information
This training course is aimed at those working with 3-5 year olds only.

The cost of attending this training is £69 (excluding VAT) per delegate.
Closing Date
Monday 24 January 2022
Session Session date Session time Session venue Map
1 25 January 2022 13:00 - 16:00 Livestorm Webinar
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