£200

National Portage Association: Portage Workshop 2

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ONE Angel Square - The Learning Hub

St John's Street

Northampton

NN1 1ED

United Kingdom

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Portage is a national charity which supports children with additional needs 0-5 yrs

This is a certificated training course delivered by National Portage Association Accredited Trainers.

The Portage Workshop is an introduction to the Portage Approach to working with children with additional needs and their families. Central to the course are the 'Portage Principles' and the 'Three Circle Model of Portage'.

This course will run over 2 full days and a half day, with a further follow up session. All sessions need to be completed.

The course aims to:-

  • Give participants an understanding of Portage principles and the Portage model of support within Early Years provision or home
  • Provide strategies, tools and resources to support the development of play, communication, relationships and learning
  • Provide strategies to overcome the barriers to play for children with SEND
  • Strengthen partnerships with families
  • Give participants positive responses and approaches to children's behaviour

This course is suitable for:-

  • Anyone who would like to volunteer as part of the Northamptonshire Portage Team (see below for details)
  • Staff in Early Years Settings who are looking to achieve the Portage Stamp of Approval (further information can be found at www.portage.org.uk)
  • Early Years Practitioners, parents or anyone who would like to enhance their own professional development

Please note, local delegates within Northamptonshire need to book using Portage Workshop 1

If you would like to be a volunteer, you must first discuss this before applying for a place with either:

Jacqui Joseph jjoseph@northamptonshire.gov.uk

Tracy Borg tborg@northamptonshire.gov.uk

Pauline Kirby Pakirby@northamptonshire.gov.uk

Linda Blakey lblakey@northamptonshire.gov.uk

Cost per delegate: £200

2 delegates allowed per Early Year setting

The course consists of 4 sessions on the following dates:-

Friday 6th July 2018 from 9 - 4.30 pm

Thursday 19th July 2018 from 9 - 4.30 pm

Thursday 26th July 2018 from 9 - 12.30 pm

Friday 21st September 2018 from 9 - 12.30 pm

The venue is on the ground floor and is fully accessible.

Street parking is available in nearby pay and display carparks.

Refreshments will be included, however delegates will need to bring their own lunch for the full days.

Please note that if there are insufficient numbers to make this course viable, the event may be cancelled, and you will be informed in advance of the start date.




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ONE Angel Square - The Learning Hub

St John's Street

Northampton

NN1 1ED

United Kingdom

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

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