Early years – C4EO offer for Early Years Practitioners


The Government has set a challenging agenda for the Early Years sector over the next few years with the implications of the ‘Childcare Bill’, the children’s centre  consultation, the revised Ofsted Inspection Frameworks, together with the introduction of the health and education Integrated Review for two year olds and the Reception Baseline Assessment.

C4EO provides sector specialist Tailored Support to help review practice and improve the quality and impact of Early Years services for children and their families.

C4EO can offer:

  • Coaching, mentoring and skills development for staff in meeting the challenges of policy changes and reducing budgets.
  • Using international research and best practice in terms of ‘what works well’ to inform developments and assure quality of services at the front line.

How C4EO can help:

Specific areas of support that have been provided include:

  • Advice, guidance and training in implementing the Early Years Pupil Premium, the Integrated Two Year Old Development Check with settings and Early Years teams.
  • Specialist support in delivery of the family literacy project Raising Early Achievement in Literacy (Making it REAL) in partnership with the Early Childhood Unit at NCB, which sets out to improve the quality of early education and care of young children.
  • Expert training on the ‘Parents, Early Years and Learning’ (PEAL) programme which provides a model for engaging with parents in their children’s early learning.
  • Training on the delivery of quality provision for two year olds covering a detailed understanding of the
    importance of PSED, increased knowledge about parent partnership and the home learning environment and steps to quality improvement.
  • The development of assessor practice in early years and playwork which aims to increase the underpinning theory of assessing potential problems and good
    practice.
  • Training on how to encourage the participation of children through listening programmes such as the Mosaic approach.
  • Training on the use of the SEND Toolkit for policy leads and practitioners.


C4EO draws on specialists from different professional backgrounds across all areas of children’s services depending on the need identified, using the best available evidence,
research and practice.


Early years – C4EO offer for Early Years Practitioners Brochure

 

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