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Portage Awareness Training Online training via Zoom


Summary (optional)

Using Portage Principles to support Child Led Play and Person Centred planning within the Early Years settings.

This course is for settings leaders and staff members with responsibility for ALN (additional learning needs) within your setting a maximum of two per setting on each course.

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Course Details:

DateTime VenueCourseCourse Fee
09/03/2021 (English Session) 6.30pm - 8pm Remote online training via Zoom  ALN Person Centred Practice (PCP)  in the Early Years FREE
10/03/2021 (English Session) 6.30pm - 8pm Remote online training via Zoom  ALN Person Centred Practice (PCP)  in the Early Years FREE
16/03/2021 (Welsh Session) 6.30pm - 8pm Remote online training via Zoom  ALN Person Centred Practice (PCP)  in the Early Years FREE
17/03/2021 (English Session) 6.30pm - 8pm Remote online training via Zoom  ALN Person Centred Practice (PCP)  in the Early Years FREE

 

Course aims and objectives:

An introductory awareness training on the principles and practices of the ‘Portage’ approach to supporting pre-school children (and their families) with additional learning / complex needs. 

This is an introduction to Portage delivered by an NPA Accredited Trainer.

The Portage Awareness Workshop aims to raise awareness, knowledge and understanding of the Portage Approach to working with children with additional needs and their families, and is suitable for a wide range of audiences including strategic leaders, middle managers, early years practitioners and parents. 

Central to the course are the ‘Portage Principles’ and the ways in which these principles can be applied by the early years workforce both in the home and in settings. 

The workshop looks at how developing Portage services in your settings can help to address key priorities for local authorities in implementing the Children and Families Act 2014 and developing early education for two year olds with ALN.  The NPA has set standards for the workshop content, and advises approximately half a day for delivery, however the length may vary according to audience and purpose.

This sessions will be 2 hours in duration and will aim to increase the knowledge of what Portage is, how it works and how it can be used in a pre-school setting to support a child’s learning process and help the child to develop.

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