Herts for Learning Online
:: Play, Learn, Achieve: Maximising Children's Learning Potential in Early Years ::
Outline
This conference will focus on the importance of supporting children's learning and development through purposeful play to maximise achievement and is a must for teachers and Early Years practitioners working with children aged 3-5 years in Nursery and Reception classes. Award winning author and lecturer Mine Conkbayir will share the importance of understanding neuroscience and the implications on early childhood practice. Ben Kingston-Hughes, the director of Inspired Children, will highlight the importance of play not just from a developmental perspective, but as a therapeutic process that can profoundly impact children's self-esteem, confidence and mental health. Delegates will be able to attend engaging, thought provoking and practical workshops throughout the day that will provide the opportunity for further reflection, reviewing strategies and activities to take back to the classroom.
Outcomes:
By attending the conference, participants will:
  • make connections between neuroscience and early years provision in supporting children's overall development
  • understand how play can help support emotional wellbeing in children and underpin their achievement
  • participate in seminars to explore successful approaches and activities that can be immediately applied in the classroom
Suitable for:
  • Assistant Headteachers
  • Classroom Teachers
  • Deputy Headteachers
  • Early Years Leaders
  • Early Years Practitioners
  • Headteachers
  • Newly Qualified Teachers
  • Support Staff
  • Teaching Assistants
Price £185 - early bird offer of £149 until 31st October 2018
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