Evidencing children's progress in the EYFS - Impacting on children's learning
Friday, 3 February 2017 from 09:30 to 15:30 (GMT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Evidencing children's progress in the EYFS
Using progress information to impact on children's learning
This course is aimed at all practitioners working with young children in the EYFS.
Aims and objectives - During this session, participants will have opportunities to:
- become familiar with the Ofsted expectations
- consider how to provide evidence of children’s progress, for individuals and for different groups, such as Early Years Pupil Premium, funded two year olds
- discuss ways to assess children’s starting points
- examine the range of information to be collected to support practitioners to make ongoing assessments of children’s achievements
- discuss a variety of systems (electronic systems versus paper based)
- reflect on ways to ensure assessments are accurate
- explore how to support all children to make good or outstanding progress
Penny Cartwright is an independent early years consultant and trainer. For over twenty years she worked in an advisory capacity for the London Borough of Lewisham, supporting and promoting quality improvement. Her last role was Team Leader for the Early Years Improvement Team. Previous roles included Strategic Lead for the Every Child a Talker programme, School Improvement Officer with responsibility for early years, Early Years Advisor and Early Years Advisory Teacher. The work of the advisory team in Lewisham was judged as Outstanding by the National Strategies.
Penny has an extensive track record of improving quality across a wide range of early years provision, working with leaders and practitioners in schools, private settings and with childminders. She provides advice, support and training for schools, settings, childminders and local authorities.
Penny believes passionately that all children deserve high quality learning environments, indoors and outdoors, that will support them to become confident and independent learners, inspire them and motivate them to want to learn. Penny is co-author of the successful publications ‘A Place to Learn – Developing a stimulating learning environment’ and ‘Focus on Planning – Effective planning and assessment in the early years’ produced by LEARN.
Terms and Conditions - By purchasing this ticket online I agree to the following terms and conditions:
Payment: Payments are made on-line in advance of the event taking place. You may attend the event without having booked and paid for the place you may be turned away from the event.
It may be possible to make an online payment on arrival at the event to gain entry where places are available, but this facility cannot be guaranteed.
Timekeeping: Prompt time keeping is essential in ensuring a professional learning environment. Late-comers may be refused admission to the course/training event where entry may be detrimental to the learning of others.
Cancellation:If you are no longer able to attend the course, please notify us by email STEEPcontact@gmail.com, giving us at least 48 hours notice. If you fail to do this your full course fee will be retained.
In the event the organiser has to cancel or reschedule the event, your booking will be transferred to the next available date or a full refund provided.
Refund policy: Refunds will only be given if the attendee gives 48 hours notice of non-attendance. After this time no refunds will be given.
When & Where
South Thames Early Education Partnership and Teaching School Alliance. (STEEP)
STEEP- the South Thames Early Education Partnership;
Six South London, Nursery Schools and Children’s Centres, with a long history working with children and families.
- Support and Training for Childminders,
- Initial Teacher Education,
- CPD for Early Years professionals in schools and settings.