Throughout 2020-21 CDC, nasen, I CAN, The Communication Trust, Contact and Dingley's Promise will be providing training to EY professionals and parents across England. See below for the latest information about training on:
- 2021 National Seminars
- Working with parents
- Speech, Language and Communication needs
- Whole Setting SEND
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In Spring 2021 the EYSEND Partnership will be providing the following national online seminars:
- 16th March: Transitions - Sharing What We Know Works - delivered by Dingley’s Promise (register here)
- 18th March: Understanding Parental Co-Production and Inclusive Practice - delivered by Contact (register here)
- 23rd March: ‘Ordinarily available provision’ in the Early Years (via the Local offer) - delivered by CDC (register here)
- 25th March: Whole Setting SEND and the importance of joining the dots - delivered by nasen (register here)
- 30th March: EYSEND - Home Learning Environment - delivered by NCB (register here)
Working with parents/carers of children with SEND from Contact
This online workshop gives practitioners practical ideas about supporting disabled children and their families. Find out more and register by clicking the links below:
Family workshops from Contact
Free virtual workshops to deliver family support services during these challenging times, including:
- Money Matters
- Encouraging Positive Behaviour in Young Children
- Wellbeing for parents of children with additional needs
- Helping your young child sleep
- Support for speech and language issues in young children
Transition from nursery to Reception and Reception to Year One webcasts from nasen
nasen have now released three new webcasts and supporting documents for Early Years practitioners, SENCOs, teachers, teaching assistants and parents. These resources will support with the transition for all children, particularly those with SEND who are moving from nursery to Reception and Reception to Year One.
Transition practice training offer from Dingley’s Promise
Dingley’s Promise's online training for early years and schools SENCOs, as well as LA staff responsible for planning transition ensures your transition practice supports all.
This training has now been completed.
FREE online training offer from I CAN – Core and in-depth training
Core training: I CAN has developed two free webcasts for early years practitioners, SENCos and managers to find out about how to support SLCN in early years settings. The webcasts can be viewed at any time, at home or in the setting. They make excellent material for a staff meeting. The webcasts can be followed up with a free live webinar that participants can book to help them implement their learning. See below to book.
In- depth training: This is available to anyone who has been involved in the above core training or has had some previous SLCN training. The in-depth training (also free) consists of a course of two webinars, held two weeks apart, and has been designed and produced by a specialist speech and language therapist. The course looks in detail at ensuring that the support offered in early years settings is quality, with positive impacts for children with SLCN.
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To book a webinar place at core or in-depth level, visit www.ican.org.uk/eysend-partnership/
If you are receiving specialist support from I CAN and would like to book specific webinars for your area, do contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Find our training 'steps to success' document here, which details the process for maximizing this opportunity.
Meeting the Needs of Every Child training for Early Years practitioners from nasen
FREE online course that provides Early Years Practitioners with a thorough understanding of inclusive practice for SEND in Early Years settings.