Characteristics of Effective Learning

NDNA Scotland training

Girl with coloured blocksVital for lifelong learning - Embed the Characteristics of Effective Learning in your setting

Duration: Full day 
Who should attend: All childcare practitioners
Level: Introductory

What will I learn?

This NDNA childcare course will help you understand the three key ‘Characteristics of Effective Learning’ - Engagement, Motivation, and Thinking. These characteristics must be central to the planning and guiding of children’s activities. 

Key topics

  • Understand how children are born to learn and key policy recommendations
  • Attachment and the key person 
  • Motivating children to learn 
  • Bloom’s taxonomy 
  • The adult role in implementing the COEL in practice

Book this childcare course for your nursery by calling 01484 407070 for a quote.


Prices are based on up to 16 delegates (we recommend 10 as a minimum). A small extra charge applies for extra delegates. You will receive a certificate of attendance to demonstrate your ongoing professional development.

  Weekday  Saturday 
   Full Day   Full Day 
NDNA Member   £699  £765
Non-member  £806  £885

Find out more:

For more information contact our training team by calling 01484 40 70 70 or email