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FREE online learning

If you have some spare time during this period why not take a free online learning course or two!  There are a range of options to choose from including

  • The Open University who offer introductory, intermediate and advanced online courses in a variety of subjects including attachment in the early years, understanding children: babies being heard, exploring books for children: words and pictures, early years team work and leadership
  • Virtual College who not only provide Prevent COVID019 online training but offer other subjects such as safeguarding children and health and well-being
  • The Communication Trust who offer a short course: introduction to speech, language and communication which supports practitioners to understand more about children’s speech, language and communication development as well as how to identify children who might be struggling to develop these important skills
  • Colleges who offer accredited level 2 courses
  • Dorset Learning Online where you are able to access over 30 courses.  Includes titles under the headings of safeguarding and welfare requirements, learning and development, disability and special educational needs, equality and diversity and leadership and management

Find out more about what is available



20 May 2020

Julie Goodfellow
Early Years and Childcare
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