Demonstrate knowledge and confidence to work more effectively in supporting and teaching children in early years and primary.
Apply the course as a tool for teaching and classroom support.
Demonstrate an understanding of the advice available to consider teaching as a career.
Giving children in primary school the right support is vital.
On this course you’ll hear from education experts, school staff and school children who provide insight into how children learn, the learning environment, and communicating in school.
You’ll explore some of the theories underlying people’s behaviour that could impact learning in school, and you’ll reflect on your own experiences in the classroom to help build on your confidence and working practices.
By the end of the course you’ll be better equipped to improve the support you provide in the education of children.
An introduction to values, beliefs and attitudes
Understanding the unconscious
Looking at your own biases and reflecting upon them
Reflecting on your own values
This course is for teaching assistants and support staff in early years and primary school. It will also be of interest to teachers returning to work, newly qualified teachers, as well as providing a refresher for current teachers. Parents of children in schools may also find this course useful in helping them to support and encourage their children’s learning.
This course focusses on teaching and learning in primary schools. If you work in a secondary school, you may like to join: Supporting Successful Learning in Secondary Schools.