This conference will be of interest to anyone whose role includes the safety, care & education of children, those who work in health, education, child care & community safety. Delegates will hear about the personal experiences of those who have been involved in an accident or have lost a family member due to an accidental injury. Representatives from the emergency services will give accounts of their roles in being first on the scene of injury incidents & other ‘real life’ stories will be followed by examples of what is currently taking place in Scotland to bring down the burden of injury
This full day session provides a clear outline of how the planned use of technology can transform the early years classroom. A range of practical and adaptable activities will be shared which will make an immediate impact in the classroom.
We’ve all heard about the "terrible twos" being one of the most challenging times in a child's development. This course provides an understanding of how early brain development, what may bring out challenging behaviours, and ways to manage and engage therapeutically with our youngest children.
Young children have strong inner drives to move, constantly showing us their need for & pleasure in movement. This course will inspire and support practitioners to develop outdoor environments that strongly promote physical development and encourage active, movement-based learning.
The outdoor environment can offer a wide range of experiences that strongly motivate young children to communicate thoughts, feelings and intentions. Jan will explore how practitioners can draw on children’s natural interests to develop outdoor provision that offers wonderfully rich potential for the development of communication and language.
Compassionate Connections learning resource is a highly experiential & participative way to facilitating learning. This 3 day facilitation programme will provide you with the skills, knowledge & understanding to use the resource in your role as a facilitator, teacher, manager or leader. (Participation is required on all 3 days)
Interested in developing your skills in research and consultation with children and young people? Keen to share your ideas with others? Want to explore exciting new approaches to research and consultation? CRFR CPD 2016 courses are now open for booking!
The aim of this very practical course is to give you an introduction to what mindfulness actually is, where it originates and what it can do for children.
ASH Scotland is offering training designed to equip workers with knowledge skills and confidence to better support parents/carers to protect their children from second-hand smoke (SHS) and provide strategies to assist them. This training fits in with the Scottish Governments 'Take it right outside' campaign and the GIRFEC principles of helping to keep children safe, healthy, respected and nurtured. The training also fits with protecting children's rights, improving their life chances and other key outcomes of the Scottish Government Early Years & Child Poverty Strategies.
A seminar with Suzanne Zeedyk