Effective Learning and Teaching in EYFS

  • What’s best? Who’s right? Manage conflicting advice on what constitutes best practice and provision in the Early Years

  • Support young children to be ‘school ready’ in the best sense and to make a successful transition into Year 1

  • Explore the creative, inquiry-based potential of continuous provision and children’s self-initiated learning

Pam Mundy

Pam Mundy

Date: 27th Jun 2019

Pam is an internationally renowned consultant, trainer and keynote speaker. She also worked with the Department for Education representing the Curriculum Foundation on the recent EYFS Review. Her training style is engaging and practical with a strong focus on developing and supporting emotional development.

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An exploration of what makes effective EYFS practice

  • Key themes for effective learning and teaching

  • Proposed changes to EYFS 2020

  • Current national and international evidence of ‘best practice’

  • New research and practical application of cognitive development strategies in the Early Years

  • Ensure curriculum continuity through Nursery and Reception into Year 1

  • Be confident in championing effective early learning as the basis of future learning and whole-school improvement


Make this happen in all schools and settings

Balance adult-led and child-led learning: ‘deliberate practice’

Audit practice: identify potential change and development

Identify the ‘non-negotiables’ for Early Years practice

Transition – a two way process: working effectively with Year one teachers

Planning: responding to, extending and scaffolding learning

Reassurance: being confident in recognising what is effective


Delegates receive a toolbox of:

Best-practice examples of playfulness AND progress

Examples of assessment techniques

Short- and long-term plans

Online post-course support

Delegate file including CPD certificate

First delegate rate

£299 + VAT

Additional delegate rate

£279 + VAT

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