Donaldson in Early Years – pedagogy, practice, planning SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)
This course will highlight what really matters to children and the relevance and importance of first-hand experiences. It will focus on the types of learning environments schools need to create to fully support the New Curriculum vision for Early Years.
Course objectivesThe course will focus on the following discussion points:
- what are the principles and features of excellent early years practice and pedagogy which never change?
- what is rich, meaningful, authentic learning and how do we plan for a learning environment that can support experiential and schematic learning?
- how can we invite, entice and engage our ‘littlest learners’ to encourage independence and creativity?