March 4, 2019

This edition includes: Ofsted Big Conversation, UK Council for Internet Safety, Children's Centre Childminding Groups, Elklan and Come Talk with Me.

Information for settings & childminders

Ofsted Big Conversation – Event Cancelled

Ofsted Big Conversation has been cancelled due to the Ofsted representative no longer being able to attend. We will let you know when an alternative date has been arranged.

UK Council for Internet Safety

Guidance to help those who work in Early Years settings consider their practice and to take steps to safeguard both children and adults online. Online safety guidance for managers and practitioners.

Children’s Centre Childminding Groups

Stokewood and Winton childminding group is closing and the last session is Monday 25 March. 

Townsend and Queens Park childminding groups dates and times are currently being revised for April, as soon as this decision has been made we shall inform you.

Elklan Speech and Language Support for 0-3s

A fantastic opportunity for staff working with babies and toddlers! We are pleased to offer Elklan 0-3s course starting on 18 March. This course focuses on early language development, gives practitioners theoretical knowledge and practical strategies to promote and extend communication. It will be delivered in only 7 sessions!

For full details please look on CPD online!

Safeguarding Information

Safeguarding Information Update

The Pan-Dorset Multi Agency Safeguarding Policies and Procedures Manual has been updated. 

Please see updated information on the Early Years Safeguarding web page.

CPD opportunities

Please check for upcoming courses