Effective Supervision in Early Years
Learners will understand what is meant by ‘supervision’.
Learners will recognise the importance of supervision within a daycare setting.
Learners will gain an understanding of the basic principles of supervision for application in their own setting.
Advantages of this course
Supervision plays an important part in developing staff’s personal and professional development, as well as making sure that a setting consistently improves. This course outlines the benefits of supervision and the opportunities supervision presents, such as a chance to share concerns in a safe space. As stated by the Early Years Foundation Stage, effective supervision provides ‘support, coaching, and training for the practitioner’. In the reading section of this course, these terms are clarified and the different forms they can take in a professional setting are detailed. In regards to ‘effective’ supervision, the presentation included in this course explains how to implement an effective process, aimed at supervisors.
Additional activities encourage the learner to reflect on the learning. There is also suggested extra reading that gives both practical information and links to websites to expand knowledge.
Our CPD short courses are written by occupationally competent professionals and each lesson combines filmed tutorials, reading activities, quizzes and good practice examples for an engaging learning experience.
Many of our courses are endorsed learning programmes (ELPs) by awarding body, CACHE