Introduction to Birth to Five Matters

Course Information

Birth to Five Matters

Birth to 5 Matters is a CPD Booster sessions. These shorter sessions are designed to offer you some quick inspiration or targeted support in specific areas of your practice. 

EYFS guidance written by the sector, for the sector.

Birth to 5 Matters

While you may be familiar with that tagline, this training session will take a closer look at what that means. We will also consider the benefits this process had to writing the document, and the quality of the materials produced. 

Introduction to the session

In this session then we will then be looking at the new, non-statutory guidance Birth to 5 Matters. And get to know the benefits and scope of this comprehensive guidance. We will draw on previous guidance for the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), and see the new materials this guidance offers.

EYFS guidance, Birth to 5 Matters was written by the sector, for the sector. And having led one of the specialist writing teams, I look forward to taking you through this comprehensive resource.

Underpinned by DfE Professional Development Standards

Each session is structured to offer you the knowledge, understanding and support you need to re-examine your practice with confidence.  With activities for you to work through, and questions to challenge your current thinking, it will help you to reflect.

Certificate of Attendance

As you work through the sessions and participate in discussions, you will identify the practices you need to celebrate. And gain the help you need to challenge others.  

Ready for more?

If you have enjoyed my introduction to the Birth to 5 materials, please check out some of my other courses. If you would like another CPD Booster you can try Learning to read or maybe Getting Mathematical.

If you would like to consider practice a little deeper with some setting wide reflection and development, check out School Readiness… or Lifelong Learning. Here we will look at nurturing the features of learning in all our children – from birth – as we offer them the best start to all their tomorrows.

Or embark on a setting wide Accreditation and become a Nurturing Childhood setting. The only accreditation with accompanying materials and courses for your parents.

Course Instructor

Dr Kathryn Peckham Dr Kathryn Peckham Author

Introduction to Birth to 5 Matters

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