Enabling Environments

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Cheryl has 26 years experience within the Early Years Sector in a variety of roles including Family Support, Local Authority Early Years Development, Training and Lecturing, Early Years Consultancy with a focus on Quality Environments and Engagement and supporting Nurseries to improve outcomes at inspection

An enabling environment is key to a child’s overall developmental opportunities, experiences and emotional connections with those other than their parents and carers. But how do we provide an environment that supports this? This presentation will explore the importance of an enabling environment, how we can specifically provide an emotionally safe environment, the impact if we don’t and how we need to remain open to new ways of working in this current climate. Including developing our understanding of a trauma informed approach to best support and care for our children who may of experienced heightened levels of stress and anxiety. We will also explore the importance, now more than ever, of a home/nursery connection to support the home learning environment.


Included in this session: 

  • The opportunity to 'meet' Cheryl and discover ways of connecting with her
  • Recorded presentation
  • Copy of Presentation: A downloadable PDF document of Cheryl's slides with room for writing notes

CPD Certificate
On completion of the modules in this session and the submission of your reflection you will be awarded a certificate which you can download and save/print to evidence your participation as part of your Continuous Professional Development.

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