Training Opportunity – Improving Health: Developing Effective Practice

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Improving Health Developing Effective Practice (IH:DEP) is a free blended learning course to enable participants to increase their confidence in improving health and tackling health inequalities by providing a framework which will guide and encourage the development of effective and reflective practice. It combines eLearning and face to face workshops accredited at SCQF level 9 […]

CPD places still left in Aberdeen

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There are places still left on the below CPD training sessions in Aberdeen City:- Meeting the needs of two-year-olds through outdoor play  Learning in the Outdoors: creating an inclusive environment for young children Pete Moorhouse- Introducing Woodwork in Early Years Education Pete Moorehouse – Intelligent materials: making learning irresistible Pete Moorehouse – Encouraging creativity: Creative […]

Aberlour Futures delivers first training in new centre

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Aberlour Futures moved to new premises at the end of 2018 and have recently hosted their first training session in their new ELC training centre. Staff and practitioners attended an Elementary Food Hygiene course and enjoyed the new building… “Very nice building; friendly staff, very organised and efficient” “I do like the building, location is […]

New Early Education Training Events!

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We have a number of new training seminars now advertised in our events calendar being provided by Early Education on Heuristic Play, Poetry in Early Years and Planning in the moment with young children. If you would like your Early Learning & Childcare event or training included in our events calendar just send the details […]

Aberlour Futures Publishes New Aberdeen City Training Programme

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ELC Academy training partner Aberlour Futures has published their Safeguarding and Protecting Aberdeen’s Children and Young People training programme from August to December. Training is for individuals who work across Children’s Services within Aberdeen City only and there is no cost to attend. Please read the course descriptors carefully and select only the courses which […]

NEW SQA Forest Kindergarten Award

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The SQA recently announced a new SCQF Level 7 work-based award for Forest Kindergarten. The award has been developed in partnership with the Forestry Commission Scotland and is aimed at practitioners who would like to set-up off-site visits to woodlands or nearby green space. The National Award recognises the value of woodlands as an integral […]