Achieving Success in Sustained Shared Thinking and Quality Interactions

EYFS

Course Details

This course provides opportunities to look at the Early Education Sustained Shared Thinking and Emotional Wellbeing Scales (EYSSTEW) and the findings from the research project ‘Interacting or interfering’. It will consider how environments can support children to develop deeper thinking through the growth of their fascinations, interests and questions.

Kay will incorporate DVD clips, case studies and practical experiences to support delegates’ understanding, including examples from three settings to demonstrate how practitioners can form strong relationships with the children in their care.

Reflecting upon strategies to support the development of strong relationships and quality interactions.

Learning Outcomes

•Reflect upon PSED and the importance of the key person role in supporting strong relationships.
•Develop an understanding of sustained shared thinking and how to use the EYSSTEW to evaluate your own practice and improvement.
•Gain a deeper knowledge of interaction, using the research project from Julie Fisher to improve thinking about your own interactions.
Course Date Fri 27 Sep
Duration 10:00 - 15:30
Location Wakefield
Venue Address YPO, 41 Industrial Park, Wakefield, WF2 0XE
Target Audience Techers/TA's/Foundation Stage Leaders
Lunch 12:30 - 13:15
Price £129
Voucher Value £50

Course Tutor

Kay Rooks
Kay is the director of three kindergartens, in addition to working as a nursery teacher in an infant academy. She has a wide experience of teaching and management within the field of early years and KS1. For twelve years she was an early years adviser, working with childminders, settings, schools and multi-agency professionals. Kay has a personal interest in creating enabling learning environments for children, particularly in the areas of personal, social and emotional development and in developing children’s language, communication and early literacy skills.