Private, Voluntary and Independent (PVI) and Childminders

Welcome to Royal Greenwich- Early Years & Childcare Induction

Description
This course is essential if you are a registered provider in Royal Greenwich. This is an opportunity to meet the Early Years team, understand the requirements as set out locally and network with other providers
Impact Statement

By the end of the course, you will

  • be familiar with the Service Level Agreement and partnership working with Royal Greenwich
  • understand the legislative and statutory requirements with which you need to comply to deliver early years or childcare
  • be clear about approval, funding arrangements and payments process for 2, 3 and 4 year olds
  • know how to register and use the Early Years Provider Hub
  • understand how GDPR affects you
Audience

Newly registered providers


Date
19th January 2019 (9:00am - 12:15pm)
Room B.12 a & b
Venue
The Woolwich Centre
Tutors
Early Years & Childcare Team
Cost
Free of charge
To make a booking please Login or Register

Getting it Right

Description
This course is a must for newly registered providers or those expecting an Ofsted inspection. The course focuses on supporting providers to achieve best practice and to deliver high quality experiences and positive outcomes for all children.
Impact Statement
By the end of the course, you will

  • improve the quality of your practice
  • be Ofsted ready!
  • ensure that children in your care receive the best learning, development and well-being outcomes
  • explore and test out your understanding of the EYFS
  • network with other providers and share best practice
  • develop good working partnerships with Royal Greenwich
Audience

Newly registered PVIs and Childminders


Date
19th January 2019 (1:00pm - 4:15pm)
Room B.12 a & b
Venue
The Woolwich Centre
Tutors
Early Years & Childcare Team
Cost
Free of charge
To make a booking please Login or Register

Paediatric 1st Aid

Description
Dynamo Concise will provide the Level 3 course in partnership with Highfield (the awarding body). Their aim is to deliver top quality training services in Paediatric First Aid
Impact Statement
  • Aims and principles of first aid.
  • Prevention of cross-infection during first aid procedures.
  • Basic life support (CPR).
  • Management of the unconscious casualty.
  • Assessment and treatment of a casualty who is wounded, bleeding or shocked.
  • How to deal with burns, poisoning and eye injuries.
  • Assessment and treatment of common major and minor illnesses, including fractures, dislocation, head injuries, epilepsy and diabetes.
  • Managing asthma attacks and choking.
  • Legal aspects of first aid at work – record keeping and use of equipment
Audience

PVIs and Childminders


Date
22nd January 2019 (8:45am - 3:30pm)
23rd January 2019 (8:45am - 3:30pm)
Venue
Dynamo Concise, 79 Pickford Lane, Bexleyheath, DA7 4RW
Tutors
Dynamo
Cost
£45
Please bring £5.00 with you on the day for your accredited certificate. On the day you will be emailed a certificate of attendance from Dynamo Concise. You should then receive the accredited certificate in the post within a month of completing the training.
To make a booking please Login or Register
Date
26th January 2019 (8:45am - 3:30pm)
2nd February 2019 (8:45am - 3:30pm)
Venue
Dynamo Concise, 79 Pickford Lane, Bexleyheath, DA7 4RW
Tutors
Dynamo
Cost
£45
Please bring £5.00 with you on the day for your accredited certificate. On the day you will be emailed a certificate of attendance from Dynamo Concise. You should then receive the accredited certificate in the post within a month of completing the training.
To make a booking please Login or Register
Date
6th February 2019 (8:45am - 3:30pm)
7th February 2019 (8:45am - 3:30pm)
Venue
Dynamo Concise, 79 Pickford Lane, Bexleyheath, DA7 4RW
Tutors
Dynamo
Cost
£45
Please bring £5.00 with you on the day for your accredited certificate. On the day you will be emailed a certificate of attendance from Dynamo Concise. You should then receive the accredited certificate in the post within a month of completing the training.
To make a booking please Login or Register
Date
9th February 2019 (8:45am - 3:30pm)
16th February 2019 (8:45am - 3:30pm)
Venue
Dynamo Concise, 79 Pickford Lane, Bexleyheath, DA7 4RW
Tutors
Dynamo
Cost
£45
Please bring £5.00 with you on the day for your accredited certificate. On the day you will be emailed a certificate of attendance from Dynamo Concise. You should then receive the accredited certificate in the post within a month of completing the training.
To make a booking please Login or Register
Date
9th March 2019 (8:45am - 3:30pm)
16th March 2019 (8:45am - 3:30pm)
Venue
Dynamo Concise, 79 Pickford Lane, Bexleyheath, DA7 4RW
Tutors
Dynamo
Cost
£45
Please bring £5.00 with you on the day for your accredited certificate. On the day you will be emailed a certificate of attendance from Dynamo Concise. You should then receive the accredited certificate in the post within a month of completing the training.
To make a booking please Login or Register
Date
20th March 2019 (8:45am - 3:30pm)
21st March 2019 (8:45am - 3:30pm)
Venue
Dynamo Concise, 79 Pickford Lane, Bexleyheath, DA7 4RW
Tutors
Dynamo
Cost
£45
Please bring £5.00 with you on the day for your accredited certificate. On the day you will be emailed a certificate of attendance from Dynamo Concise. You should then receive the accredited certificate in the post within a month of completing the training.
To make a booking please Login or Register

Managing Challenging Behaviour

Description
Impact Statement
By the end of the course, you will

  • understand basic behavioural theory and how to use ABC’s to identify triggers and consequences of children’s behaviour.
  • understand the links between children’s feelings and behaviour
  • be confident in using a range of strategies to prevent children’s behaviour escalating within a setting
  • understand the importance of building positive relationships and working in partnership with parents
Audience

PVIs and Childminders


Date
2nd February 2019 (9:15am - 12:30pm)
Room 4
Venue
Woolwich Town Hall
Tutors
Purple Parenting
Cost
£45
To make a booking please Login or Register

Introduction to Safeguarding Level 1

Description
This is an essential course for all practitioners working with children. All early years practitioners have an important role to play in identifying concerns, sharing information and taking prompt action in order to ensure that children receive the right help at the right time.
Impact Statement
By the end of the course, you will

  • recognise that safeguarding is everyone's responsibility
  • understand the safeguarding continuum and the importance of early interventions
  • recognise the indicators of abuse and neglect
  • know what action to take locally and feel confident to challenge others if there is insufficient change for the child
  • understand the impact of negative parental behaviours on child development
Audience

PVIs and Childminders


Date
2nd March 2019 (9:00am - 12:15pm)
Room 4
Venue
Woolwich Town Hall
Tutors
Daphne McKenna
Cost
£45
To make a booking please Login or Register

Managing Allegations

Description
All providers need to be able to respond quickly and appropriately and to allegations, complaints and concerns against the setting, staff and other professionals in order to safeguard children
Impact Statement
By the end of the course, you will

  • understand policy context and procedural arrangements for managing allegations against staff
  • learn from Serious Case Reviews
  • be clear about the thresholds and process of referral to LADO
  • understand your responsibilities and have clear guidance on what to do in event of an allegation
  • recognise and respond to indicators of abuse and neglect allegedly perpetrated by staff/ professionals
  • develop culture of safe working practice within work environment & minimise risk of allegations being made.
Audience

PVIs and Childminders


Date
2nd March 2019 (1:00pm - 4:15pm)
Room 4
Venue
Woolwich Town Hall
Tutors
Daphne McKenna
Cost
£45
To make a booking please Login or Register

Baby Brain

Description
This is course is essential for practitioners working with babies and very young children. Babies and very young children have a strong need to be close to their parents and primary care givers. As the key person or childminder, you are best placed to help the youngest children in your setting to safe, secure and loved. When babies feel secure they release a hormone called oxytocin which feeds the development and growth of their brains. However when babies feel less secure or overwhelmed, they may exhibits signs of a stress response by going into fight, flight or freeze mode preventing them from engaging, playing and learning.

Impact Statement
By the end of the course, you will

  • understand how early interactions have a direct impact on neurological, emotional and social development
  • recognise the importance of secure attachment and be able to identify insecure attachments and separation anxiety
  • be able to support good brain development and how to develop secure and nurturing attachments


Audience

PVIs and Childminders


Date
9th March 2019 (9:00am - 12:15pm)
B.12 a & b
Venue
The Woolwich Centre
Tutors
Early Years & Childcare Team
Cost
£45
To make a booking please Login or Register

Schemas

Description
Schemas are patterns of repeated behaviour which allow children to explore and express developing ideas and thoughts through their play and exploration. Babies and young children learn best through opportunities to engage in active learning through hands on experiences.




Impact Statement
By the end of the course, you will:

  • identify schematic play and associated patterns of behaviour
  • understand play and behaviour as communication by children and what that tells us about their interests and how best to follow their lead
  • be able to better support other practitioners in understanding their observations of children
  • learn methods for including these observations in to the assessing and planning for the children’s next steps in development.
Audience

PVIs and Childminders


Date
9th March 2019 (1:00pm - 4:15pm)
Room B.12 a & b
Venue
The Woolwich Centre
Tutors
Early Years & Childcare Team
Cost
£45
To make a booking please Login or Register

Observation, Planning and Assessment

Description
This course is suitable for all practitioners working with under 5s and is most appropriate to practitioners new to EYFS, practitioners who less confident or experienced or where it is identified as an area of development.
Impact Statement
By the end of the course, you will

  • know the Planning Cycle - how to use observations, planning and assessment to meet children’s needs
  • have suggested formats, how to evaluate planning and assessment formats and ways of explaining why you are doing what you are doing.
  • develop your skills in observing children and look at writing useful observations – what to include and how to assess what this tells you.
  • track learning using observations to build up a picture of a child and to assess what stage of development a child has reached.
  • focus on the EYFS guidance and how to use it including ‘Development Matters’, ‘Early Years Outcomes’ and other non-statutory guidance to support our understanding of child development.

Audience

PVIs and Childminders


Date
16th March 2019 (9:00am - 12:15pm)
Room 6
Venue
Woolwich Town Hall
Tutors
Early Years & Childcare Team
Cost
£45
To make a booking please Login or Register

The Gender Gap

Description
All children are unique and develop at varying rates. Nationally and locally there is a small gap in achieving good level of development at the end of EYFS between boys and girls. This course has been previously delivered to parents with positive impact on boys’ behaviour. It is now open to practitioners who are keen to understand and support the development of all children with a focus on the impact of gender on outcomes.
Impact Statement
By the end of the course, you will

  • have awareness and challenge gender stereotypes in an effort to better understand how boys learn, play and behave
  • understand importance of actively encouraging boys to talk more about their feelings and thoughts to develop language and emotional skills
  • understand your contribution to building confident, resilient boys who bounce back from problems.
  • examine new ideas for children to explore non gender specific play
  • develop new ways of encouraging positive behaviour


Audience

PVIs and Childminders


Date
16th March 2019 (1:00pm - 4:15pm)
Room 6
Venue
Woolwich Town Hall
Tutors
Early Years & Childcare Team
Cost
£45
To make a booking please Login or Register

Introduction to Designated Safeguarding Person Lead Level 3

Description
This course builds on Level 1 and 2 and will cover the role and responsibilities of the designated person, context, process and procedures, thresholds for intervention, how to respond to concerns and how to make your setting safer. It provides an update on the most recent legislation changes that affect Safeguarding and Child Protection.
Impact Statement
By the end of the course, you will

  • understand the role and responsibilities of the Designated Safeguarding Lead
  • recognise need for collaborative work with other agencies to identify, assess and meet needs of children where there are safeguarding concerns
  • have awareness of impact of parenting issues, such as domestic abuse, substance misuse on parenting capacity.
  • recognise importance of family history and functioning in assessing risk
  • be able to work with children and family members to address safeguarding issues as appropriate
  • identify and address lack of co-operation /superficial compliance within the context of their role
Audience

PVIs and Childminders


Date
27th April 2019 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
Room 6
Venue
Woolwich Town Hall
Tutors
Daphne McKenna
Cost
£90
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Intermediate Safeguarding Level 2

Description
This is an essential course for childminders, room leaders, managers and Designated Safeguarding Leads. This course builds on the knowledge and explores complex issues around Safeguarding and Child Protection.



Impact Statement
By the end of the course, you will



  • have explored ways of working with complex family situations
  • have increased awareness of specialist safeguarding issues such as domestic violence, FGM and substance misuse.
  • consider Serious Case Reviews in depth
  • recognise need for professional curiosity, proactive partnership working and ways of developing confidence in staff to be alert to the risks surrounding children.
  • know what makes a good quality referral to social care
  • update your knowledge of recent policy and legislative changes
Audience

PVIs and Childminders


Date
4th May 2019 (9:00am - 12:15pm)
Room B.12 a & b
Venue
The Woolwich Centre
Tutors
Early Years & Childcare Team
Cost
£45
To make a booking please Login or Register