Continuous Professional Development
Some courses may incur small charges, however the majority are free
MOOC's are Massive Open Online Courses that have been developed by Universities across the world and in most part are free. There is a whole range of courses, Early Years, Communication, Business, Life Sciences and Management to name but a few. They include Professional and Certificated courses to help build up knowledge that can then lead onto graduate degree's, post graduate and Masters.
For more information visit: MOOC Website
Nursery Nook is a company we have used in the past to deliver Loose Parts training at our Workshop Days, James has now designed a range of online e-learning resources including Webinars on his website. Packages range from £5 and include Loose Parts, Boys Boys Boys, Letters and Sounds, EYFS for new staff, Early Mathematics, Characteristics of Effective Learning as well as Effective Transition.
For more information visit: Nursery Nook Website
Alistair Brice Clegg (ABC) Alastair is an Early Years speaker, consultant, teacher and author. We have tried to get him on several occasions for our conference but he is booked up 3 years in advance. Alastair has an online training company you can purchase e-learning from, however he also has a number of free TED talks and discussions he has given on the website that you can access. Alastair also has a Blog that he is updating with useful information during these testing times as well as home learning activities.
For more information visit: ABC Does Website
Elizabeth Jarman Many of you will remember Elizabeth as she has presented workshops many times for us, if you visit her website you will find many interesting articles and Blogs.
For more information visit: Elizabeth Jarman Website
Early Years TV features interviews, discussions and presentations from leading theorists and practitioners all designed to help your professional development as an Early Years Practitioner and Educator. Discover the latest strategies, tips and techniques to improve and inspire your practice and better support the children in your care.
For more information visit: Early Years TV Website
The Aim Group, offer free online Level 2 qualifications, courses include, behaviour that challenges, autism, common childhood illnesses, equality and diversity, mental health awareness and learning disabilities.
For more information visit: The Aim Group Website
East Riding Voluntary Action Service (ERVAS) support the community with online training through a project called BOOST, this is free training on subjects like, social media, equality and diversity, data protection and anti bullying online.
For more information visit: ERVAS Website
Hungry Little Minds is a national campaign to support parents and childcare providers with activity based resources for children from birth to five. You will find video clips, activities, songs and stories to support children's literacy skills.
For more information visit: Hungry Little Minds Website
Tiny Happy People has been developed by the BBC to support children's communication skills. It has a wealth of fun practical activities, tips and advice for parents to support children whilst at home.
For more information visit: Tiny Happy People Website