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Getting The Environment Right! How To Create An Enabling Environment
Getting The Environment Right! How To Create An Enabling Environment

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An enabling environment is one of the key principles of the Early Years Foundation Stage. Psychologist Loris Malaguzzi referred to the environment as the ‘third teacher’. This is often misconstrued as meaning the physical environment, yet there is far more to it than that.

This course will help to unpick what is meant by ‘getting the environment right’ and will provide a practical and theoretical guide to this ‘third teacher’.

The learning objectives for this course are as follows:

  1. To know what the enabling environment looks like in your setting
  2. To unpick the role of the adult around building relationships with children and supporting and developing their independence
  3. To understand how to increase parental engagement
  4. To look at opportunities in the physical environment for children to develop knowledge, skills, and attitudes across all areas of learning – inside and out
  5. To understand the impact of challenging behaviour and know how teaching mindfulness and conflict resolution can support this
  6. To look at the Reggio Emilia approach to an enabling environment

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.

Upon booking this course, we will discuss the learning objectives and outcomes you wish to achieve based on the children in your care. We can provide you with an advanced version for seniors or managers or facilitate a train the trainer course.

Should you wish to discuss your needs before making a booking, please call 0800 774 7874.

If you have less than 5 learners who require the above training please consider our online version.

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  • Course Badge
  • Course Certificate
  • Includes Extensive Handbook
  • Includes LOR – Learning Outcome Report
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