International Nursery & Preschool Teacher Short Courses

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is the means by which professionals maintain and enhance their knowledge and skills. The world is moving ever faster so on-going CPD is essential to support you in your current role as well as helping you with career progression.  CPD is all about upgrading knowledge, skills and capabilities to remain effective and compliant. 

 

By taking a planned and structured approach to continuous learning throughout your career you’re more likely to:

  • Perform better in your current job

  • Gain a competitive advantage over peers

  • Achieve greater choice, employment mobility and earning potential

  • Boost your self-confidence

  • Develop your professional capability and enhance your reputation

 

We offer online short courses written by subject matter experts from Laser Systems UK and endorsed by CACHE UK. These are valuable programmes that have been developed on latest research and advancements which enable you grow professionally. This can help you in choosing a career path in specialist areas.

However, we offer packages with classroom training for a better understanding of the courses. 

Please contact us with your needs and we will be happy to tailor solutions for you or your organisation.

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On successful completion of this course, you will get a certificate of achievement from CACHE 

course structure

Filmed tutorials, planning resources and tools, presentation, and good practice example videos, Additional activities and suggested extended reading 

cost per course

Rs.6500 + GST

Continuous Professional Development Courses

(CACHE Endorsed Certificate)

Managing people

Fees: Rs.6500+GST

Duration:

12 - 16hrs

Mode:

Online, Self-paced

Explore leadership styles and gain an understanding of the benefits and pitfalls of focussing on developing the team and getting the task done. Learn more about the role of a manager and ways in which managing effectively involves helping team members to learn from their experiences. In particular, this course will look at Kolb's learning styles and how this research and the further work of Honey and Mumford enables team members to develop their skills in the workplace. You will learn how to give and receive feedback assertively and how to define non-assertive and aggressive behaviour. Finally, you will look at the skills that are required to manage change effectively.

Learning outcomes:

  • You will learn that managing people requires skill, patience, and a level of sensitivity that enables them to pick up how people are feeling

  • You will learn about the role of the manager and their responsibilities

  • You will learn about Kolb’s Learning Circle

  • You will learn how coaching can provide people with more skills and knowledge that enables them to take on new roles

Level: Experienced

Effective supervision in the early years

Fees: Rs.6500+GST

Duration:

12 - 16hrs

Mode:

Online, Self-paced

In this course, aimed at room leaders and managers, you will be introduced to the concept of supervision and its important role within a well-managed setting, particularly in terms of safeguarding. You will also be introduced to some basic points of good practice with regard to implementing supervision processes in your own setting.

This short course is intended to be used as ongoing CPD for existing managers, or as a part of a suite of leadership and management courses for introducing team-leader-level staff to new aspects of managerial practice

Learning outcomes:

  • You will learn what is meant by ‘supervision’

  • You will learn the importance of supervision within a daycare setting

  • You will gain an understanding of the basic principles of supervision for application in your own setting

Level: Experienced

First time leadership

Fees: Rs.6500+GST

Duration:

12 - 16hrs

Mode:

Online, Self-paced

In this course, explore the difference between leading and managing. Consider the ways in which you can adapt from being a friend to a line manager. Gain an understanding of the art of negotiation and look at your values and beliefs and how this affects your actions. Finally, explore your ability to manage time effectively.

Learning outcomes:

  • You will learn about the diffences between leading and managing

  • You will learn ways in which you can negotiate with your team to achieve a win-win situation

  • You will learn about key skills associated with time management and get an opportunity to reflect on how you perform in this area

  • You will learn how a good leader can keep a sense of balance and evaluate the reasons for challenging circumstance

Level: Beginner

Building a team

Fees: Rs.6500+GST

Duration:

12 - 16hrs

Mode:

Online, Self-paced

In this course, you will explore the stages of team development. Learn about team roles with particular reference to Meredith Belbin's team role research. Explore the ways in which a leader can lead a team effectively, how they build the team, and how they learn to let go and delegate. Finally, the course will cover behaviour drivers of team members and how having an understanding of what drives people will enable you to get the best from you team members.

Learning outcomes:

  • You will learn how teams are developed

  • You will learn how to delegate effectively

  • You will learn that driving and motivating team members is very important

Level: Beginner & Experienced

Understanding leadership and management

Fees: Rs.6500+GST

Duration:

12 - 16hrs

Mode:

Online, Self-paced

In this course, you will think about the role of a leader and what an effective leader does. Explore a wide variety of leadership styles and the importance of communication. Learn how to deal with conflict in a way that leads to successful resolution.

Learning outcomes:

  • You will learn about the roles and responsibilities of those in leadership and management roles

  • You will learn what a leader does and give consideration to what type of leader you are or might want to become

  • You will learn about different leadership styles and the importance of adopting different styles for different situations

Level: Beginner

Managing safeguarding

Fees: Rs.6500+GST

Duration:

12 - 16hrs

Mode:

Online, Self-paced

Managing safeguarding focuses on communication and information sharing, as well as highlighting the need to evaluate policies and practices. Discover practical exercises designed to enable practitioners to support all areas of safeguarding through reflection and promotion of multi-agency working.

Learning outcomes:

  • You will learn the details of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

  • You will learn about the human rights that safeguarding encompasses

  • You will learn how these rights are equally appropriate for other vulnerable groups

Level: Beginner & Experienced

EYFS: Literacy

Fees: Rs.6500+GST

Duration:

12 - 16hrs

Mode:

Online, Self-paced

This short course, aimed at those working in an early years setting or those with young children, explores how to encourage early literacy. It looks at how literacy and communication skills are central to children’s intellectual, social, and emotional development, and how the world of literacy begins at a very early age.

Learning outcomes:

  • You will see how important verbal communication is to literacy skills

  • You will find out more about the key skills needed to assist children to become motivated and independent readers

  • You will learn how early literacy starts with mark marking and emergent writing, alongside drawing

  • You will discover how to support reading development

EYFS: Communication

Fees: Rs.6500+GST

Duration:

12 - 16hrs

Mode:

Online, Self-paced

This short course, aimed at those working in an early years setting, explores one of the prime areas of the Early Years Foundation Stage: Communication and language. Learn the importance of good communication skills to a child’s life, and how to build children’s confidence with language and show them that what they have to say is important and valued. Consider the key role you play in this and how to be a role model effective communication. Additionally, you will learn how to reflect on how well you are communicating with children and others in your setting.

Learning outcomes:

  • You will learn to communicate with children in a way that supports the development of their speech, language, and communication, as appropriate for their age and stage of development

  • You will learn to understand you are a role model for young children and as such, should be positively interacting with those around them

  • You will learn how to support children’s speech, language, and communication development in line with statutory guidance for England

EYFS: Observing children

Fees: Rs.6500+GST

Duration:

12 - 16hrs

Mode:

Online, Self-paced

You will explore the observation cycle and the types of observations they might choose to carry out on a child. You will, by the end of the course, be able to define what makes an effective observation and how it might be used to decide a child's next developmental milestone. You will also cover rules relating to observation and confidentiality.

Learning outcomes:

  • You will learn that all children have unique qualities and needs

  • You will learn that it is important to seek permission before doing observations and there are many factors to take into account when doing observations

  • You will learn that there are two types of assessment – formative and summative

Outdoor Play

Fees: Rs.6500+GST

Duration:

12 - 16hrs

Mode:

Online, Self-paced

This short course, aimed at those working with children and young people, explores play and learning opportunities that can be facilitated outdoors. Discover the benefits of outdoor play to a child’s life, gain ideas for activities, and understand how to encourage children to expand and develop their imaginative play outdoors. Additionally, you will learn how to review your current outdoor play provision, plan a new space, and help children to manage risk.

Learning outcomes:

  • You will gain an appreciation of the outdoor environment and the opportunities it offers for healthy development

  • You will know how to encourage children and young people to develop their imaginative play outdoors

  • You will be able to review their current outdoor play provision and identify improvements

The role of the key person

Fees: Rs.6500+GST

Duration:

12 - 16hrs

Mode:

Online, Self-paced

In this course, learn about the role of the key person and the relationship the key person needs to build with the child's parents. Explore how to promote a child's personal, social, and emotional development and gain a better understanding of what this means in day-to-day practice. Look at factors that affect a child's ability to develop loving, secure relationships and study children's key emotional needs. You will also explore how children develop friendships.

Learning outcomes:

  • You will learn that it is important to develop a good relationship with the children in your setting

  • You will learn about the attributes of a practitioner who cares well for others

  • You will learn how to show wisdom and skill in deciding when something that is said to you should remain confidential and when it should be passed on

An Enabling Learning Environment

Fees: Rs.6500+GST

Duration:

12 - 16hrs

Mode:

Online, Self-paced

You will gain an understanding of the areas of learning you should find in any good play environment. Explore how these areas promote learning and development and the part practitioners may play in this. Discover how to create a room to learn using a planned approach and how to adapt your plans according to children's needs, wishes, and desires.

Learning outcomes:

  • You will learn that in a richly resourced environment, children will learn naturally from all that is around them

  • You will learn the importance of providing children with opportunities to learn independently and interact with their peers with minimal adult intervention

  • You will learn to consider the possibilities for creating a flow between the indoor and outdoor areas of the setting so that children can move freely between them

Understanding the revised EYFS

Fees: Rs.6500+GST

Duration:

12 - 16hrs

Mode:

Online, Self-paced

This short course is suitable for new early years practitioners, as well as those who are familiar with the original EYFS. The course provides a background to the EYFS before going on to look at revisions to the EYFS in more detail. Practitioners will be encouraged to explore the Statutory Framework and the accompanying guidance documentation. This course has been updated to include information about the most recent changes to the EYFS.

Learning outcomes:

  • You will learn about the formation of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)

  • You will learn about the key changes made to the EYFS for 2012, 2014, and 2017

  • You will learn about the prime and specific areas of development

  • You will learn about the formal assessments required by the EYFS

KEEP: The key elements of effective partnership

Fees: Rs.6500+GST

Duration:

12 - 16hrs

Mode:

Online, Self-paced

Explore how this document was written and the research that underpins it. Identify and define the main points of the document and how it relates to the EYFS Statutory Framework. Look at how the KEEP document might relate to your practice and how practitioners might use it to reflect on the practice in their setting.

Learning outcomes:

  • You will learn about the 6 Key Elements of Effective Practice

  • You will learn the importance of reflecting on your practice

  • You will learn that it is important all staff really appreciate that developing their knowledge, skills, and understanding is an essential part of their learning journey

Partnership with parents

Fees: Rs.6500+GST

Duration:

12 - 16hrs

Mode:

Online, Self-paced

Explore the importance of the partnership with parents and carers in a childcare setting. Learn how to make the partnership work effectively, how to engage with new parents and carers, and how to deal with conflict when it arises.

Learning outcomes:

  • You will learn the importance of partnership with parents and the many references to how childcare practitioners should engage with parents

  • You will learn about seeking new ways of bringing the home into the settings and enabling the setting to reach into the home

  • You will learn the reasons why people complain, together with practical skills to deal with concerns when they are received

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