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Expressive Arts and Design
Expressive Arts and Design

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Expressive Arts and Design (EAD) is one of the four specific areas of learning in the EYFS framework. The use of art and design can be one of the most powerful vehicles to develop creativity in children.

This course is aimed at giving you the tools to explore expressive art and design in early years; get in touch with your own creativity, develop ways of creating environments conducive to creative learning, and to enable your students to feel safe and confident in being more creatively expressive.

The learning objectives for this course are as follows:

  1. To enable the participants to gain insight into (EAD) Expressive Art and Design in Early Years
  2. To provide the participants with the opportunity to develop an understanding of the benefits and impact of EAD for pre-school children
  3. To provide the participants with the opportunity to develop their own EAD practice
  4. To enable the participants to learn and develop strategies to enable their students to feel confident engaging in EAD
  5. To enable the participants to explore strategies to help parents to facilitate their children’s EAD at home

This course will ensure your practice is in line with the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage, The Early Years Framework and The Foundation Phase. It will also support your continuous professional development in line with the Early Years Teachers Standards.

Should you wish to discuss your needs before accessing the course, please call 0800 774 7874.

If you are an organisation and you have 5 or more learners who require the above training please consider our face to face options.

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  • Includes Extensive Handbook
  • Includes LOR – Learning Outcome Report
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