Understanding the behaviour of a pre school child - Pathways taster

Ref: C2226276

Discover how to support a child’s social and emotional development On this taster session, students will consider the possible reasons behind challenging behaviour and how they can support behaviour development. The focus is on parents and carers supporting children’s social and emotional development that helps to prepare them for more formal education.

Course aim

To develop an understanding of why young children might behave in a certain way and share ideas for supporting children’s social and emotional development.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Identify likely causes of challenging behaviour in very young children
  • Describe a strategy for supporting social and emotional development
  • Identify next steps on the schools and parenting Pathway

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • Activities may include tutor presentation, small group work, working in pairs, class discussions, short tasks and research

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • All materials will be provided

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • Become involved as a volunteer for a WEA partner or another organisation

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Understanding the behaviour of a pre school child - Pathways taster

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Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2018
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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