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Safeguarding Children for the Designated Lead

Starts: Saturday 9 October 2021 - 09:30 - 15:30
Venue : To Be Confirmed, -, - map
Who is this event for
For Settings and Childminders working with children aged 0 - 5 who are the Designated Lead, and Committee Members responsible for the EYFS.
What does this event cover
The session will focus on:

- The role and responsibilities of the Designated Lead.
- EYFS safeguarding and welfare requirements.
- How to make a referral to MASH.
- Multi agency working.
- Allegations made against the adult.
- Creating a safer early years environment.
Please note

The link to access the training will be circulated the day before the session is schedule to take place

Before the training, we recommend the delegates to:

  • To have the correct software on your device to join the virtual session.
  • To join in the virtual session 10 minutes earlier than advertised to allow for any IT issues.
  • Ensure you are in a room away from distractions or interruptions.
  • Ensure no under 18’s are present as we may present or show graphic content due to the nature of the training.
  • Have any present training materials on hand if requested

Child Protection Online (3 hours)

Starts: Thursday 14 October 2021 - 09:30 - 12:30
Venue : Virtual CPD Session, Digital Classroom, Virtual CPD Session map
Who is this event for
For all practitioners working in Settings and Childminders working with children aged 0 - 5, and Committee Members responsible for the EYFS.


What does this event cover

The online session will cover:

  • The signs and symptoms of abuse.
  • Referrals.
  • Allegations and Whistleblowing.
  • Record keeping and sharing information.
Please note

The link to access the training will be circulated the day before the session is scheduled to take place.

Before the training, we recommend the delegates to:

  • To have the correct software on your device to join the virtual session.
  • To join in the virtual session 10 minutes earlier than advertised to allow for any IT issues.
  • Ensure you are in a room away from distractions or interruptions.
  • Ensure no under 18’s are present as we may present or show graphic content due to the nature of the training.
  • Have any present training materials on hand if requested.

Safeguarding Children for all (EVENT FULL)

Starts: Saturday 16 October 2021 - 09:30 - 15:30
Venue : To Be Confirmed, -, - map
Who is this event for
For all practitioners working in Settings and Childminders working with children aged 0 - 5, and Committee Members responsible for the EYFS.

What does this event cover
The session will focus on:

• The importance of safeguarding and protecting children.
• Legislation and the requirements of the EYFS.
• Understanding the signs and symptoms of abuse.
• What to do if you are concerned about a child.
• Record keeping and sharing information.
• Safer working practice.

Please note

The link to access the training will be circulated the day before the session is scheduled to take place.

Before the training, we recommend the delegates to:

  • To have the correct software on your device to join the virtual session.
  • To join in the virtual session 10 minutes earlier than advertised to allow for any IT issues.
  • Ensure you are in a room away from distractions or interruptions.
  • Ensure no under 18’s are present as we may present or show graphic content due to the nature of the training.
  • Have any present training materials on hand if requested.

Early Years Forum

Starts: Tuesday 19 October 2021 - 14:00 - 16:00
Venue : Virtual CPD Session, Digital Classroom, Virtual CPD Session map
Who is this event for
For managers and leaders of Early Years Settings.


What does this event cover
This term we will be holding a virtual forum that offers the opportunity to hear about DfE and Ofsted updates as well as new developments in early years, both in Camden and nationally. These forums are a useful resource to help you support and improve your practice alongside the opportunity to network with other early years colleagues from different sectors.


Please note
Please send questions to earlyyeearstraining@camden.gov.uk beforehand. This will allow us to give an informed session.

The link to access the forum will be circulated the day before the session is schedule to take place

Paediatric First Aid (EYFS)

Starts: Tuesday 19 October 2021 - 09:00 - 16:30
Venue : To Be Confirmed, -, - map
Who is this event for
For all Early Years practitioners in Settings and Childminders working with children aged 0 - 5.
What does this event cover
This is a 12 hour paediatric first aid course that will take place over two days. (one day face to face and one day via Zoom)  As required by the EYFS safeguarding and welfare requirements, settings need to ensure that at least one member of staff with a current first aid certificate is present on the premises or on outings at any one time.

The course will focus on:
- problems of the respiratory system
- problems of the circulatory system
- problems of the nervous system
- miscellaneous problems.

In order to ensure a fair allocation of places, only two places per setting will be given in the first instance, with additional places being
allocated on a first come first served basis.

Important information:

Please bring photo ID, and inform the instructor if you have any serious health/ allergy issues. 

Full attendance is required so candidates should arrive early, lateness can mean exclusion from the course/assessments. Leaving the room during the course to attend to other matters may lead to non-certification.

CPR, Recovery position, and Control of Severe Bleeding assessments require floor work and kneeling, so all candidates should wear loose fitting trousers, and appropriate footwear. Please carry out a personal risk assessment for the practical activities on the course.

Using phones during the course (other than for emergencies) may result in non-certification or being asked to leave the course.

There are 3 breaks during the day. The lunch period is usually 30 minutes. Please make arrangements so you can be in full attendance
 
Please note

Changes made due to Covid-19

The first day is a practical session for assessment.

The second day is a virtual platform (Zoom).

You will have to take part in both sessions in order to receive your certificate
Please read the full details on what changes have been made to the delivery of this programme due to Covid-19

A full risk assessment has been undertaken to ensure the safety of learners, staff and trainers during this event.
Time slots will be allocated for learners to arrive to limit congestions on arrival.
Temperature checks will be taken on arrival


The number of attendees has been reduced to the maximum of 8 learners
All participants are requested to carry out an individual risk assessment. (This will be emailed at time of booking)
A full induction of 'what to expect of the day' will be given on the morning.
The induction will be a full explanation of events, including:
How each learner will have their own manikin
There will be no shared resources
Social distancing
Breaks (please bring your own bottle of water and your own lunch/snacks)
Adequate supplies of soap, paper hand towels and hand sanitiser will be available.


Please email the earlyyearstraining@camden.gov.uk if you have any questions

As per our terms and conditions, we need 48 hours notice if you need to cancel your place.


There are 2 sessions between Tuesday 19 October 2021 and Wednesday 20 October 2021

Childminding Forum

Starts: Thursday 21 October 2021 - 18:30 - 20:00
Venue : Virtual CPD Session, Digital Classroom, Virtual CPD Session map
Who is this event for
For all Childminders in Camden.

What does this event cover

These termly childminding forums provide a regular opportunity to meet up with your childminding colleagues and your Early Years Advisors to discuss a range of professional issues.

Please note
The forum will be via an online platform due to restrictions on face to face meetings.

Once you have booked on the forum you will receive a link on the morning of the event where you can log in and join the session. One of the team will be monitoring emails - so if you have any problems there will be someone on hand to support you to access the event.

Role of the Key Person

Starts: Tuesday 2 November 2021 - 14:00 - 16:00
Venue : Virtual CPD Session, Digital Classroom, Virtual CPD Session map
Who is this event for
For all Early Years practitioners working with children aged 0 - 5.
What does this event cover
This short course aims to raise awareness of the significance and value that you, as a key person has on a child’s life.

We will be exploring:
  • What it means to be a key person
  • Attachment theory
  • Supporting settling and transition
  • Observation and record keeping
  • Parent partnerships and supporting home learning links.
Please note

Developing Routines and using Transition Objects for children with SEND

Starts: Wednesday 3 November 2021 - 09:30 - 11:30
Venue : Virtual CPD Session, Digital Classroom, Virtual CPD Session map
Who is this event for
For all early years practitioners and childminders working with children aged 0-5.

What does this event cover
This course is designed to give you practical strategies to support children with additional needs, particularly those with Autism or social communication needs, in your setting who find transition times challenging.  
 
Attendees will understand: 
  • The importance of routines for a child with autism or social communication needs. 
  • How to develop meaningful routines in nursery. 
  • The importance of visual support. 
  • What transition objects are and how to use them. 
  • Tips on what to avoid. 
  • Tips on how to be successful
Please note
There are 3 sessions between Wednesday 25 November 2020 Wednesday 2 December 2020 and  Wednesday 9 December 2020
There are 3 sessions between Wednesday 3 November 2021 and Wednesday 17 November 2021

Early Years Advisory Meeting

Starts: Wednesday 3 November 2021 - 14:00 - 15:00
Venue : Virtual CPD Session, Digital Classroom, Virtual CPD Session map
Who is this event for
For managers and leaders of Early Years Settings.
What does this event cover
EYFS Advisory drop in session/ surgery

An opportunity to talk, share and connect with early years advisors and managers from other settings on all EYFS aspects as we continue to navigate the pandemic

PLEASE NOTE THIS IS AN INFORMAL MEETING AND NOT THE EARY YEARS FORUM .

We will offer updates on current guidance from DFE and Ofsted as well as exploring topics affecting early years at present – watch out for updates and pertinent topics to be shared and discussed.

Drop in for 10 minutes or stay the duration – we look forward to seeing you virtually.



 

Please note

Expressive arts and design

Starts: Thursday 4 November 2021 - 09:30 - 11:30
Venue : Virtual CPD Session, Digital Classroom, Virtual CPD Session map
Who is this event for
For all Early Years practitioners working with children aged 0 - 5.
What does this event cover
This short workshop, will give attendees the opportunity to:

• Discuss what expressive arts and design is.
• Discuss activities that promote and support expressive arts and design within the EYFS.
• Look at how we can ignite and extend children’s interest and creativity.
• Discuss how we can work in partnership with parents/carers to share ideas, knowledge and experiences.

Please note