Observation, Planning and Assessment

Observation, Planning and Assessment

When working within an Early Learning and Childcare setting it is important that you understand how to observe children. Observation is central to all that we do for children; we use it to assess their development and find out their interests. This allows for challenging activities to be provided for the children to progress their learning and development. 

Aim of the Course: 
This course is designed to recap the curricular guidance to show how it influences the way in which you observe and assess the children’s development. The course will also give some best practice pointers on how to plan for children’s development. 

Learning Objectives: 
On completion of this course you will be able to:
Describe and demonstrate what the Pre-Birth to Three National Guidance and Curriculum for Excellence are.
Distinguish between different learning styles and understand how to support these.
Explain Hart’s Ladder of Participation and its implications for your practice
Demonstrate the effectiveness of good observation.
Identify different techniques for observation and assessment.
Explain what the best practice points are when it comes to planning.

Suitable for: Early Learning and Childcare training staff and practitioners - not suitable for managers
To Book
You can book online using the buttons below. Or for more information or to book via. telephone please contact NDNA's training department on: 01484 40 70 70 ext. 240

£75.00 for NDNA Members
£100.00 for Non-members

Important Delegate Information
Prices include a delegate pack with copies of all the slides and handouts, refreshments and a certificate of attendance. 
Please note lunch is not provided. 
This venue has full wheelchair access.
Residential parking is available - spaces cannot be guaranteed and charges may apply

NDNA Training in Scotland
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22/03/2017 09:30 - 22/03/2017 16:30
Little Acorns Day Nursery Royal Cornhill Hospital Cornhill Riad Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire AB25 2ZH

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