In over thirty years of Early Years teaching, creating a rich learning environment in a child led Early Years setting is always challenging.

This webinar will cover:

  • What a child guided environment looks like in any sized setting
  • Why a child led environment is so important for children
  • How a child led environment can make your life as an early years professional more rewarding
  • Practical examples of child led rich learning environments across the four Aistear themes - Well-Being, Exploring and Thinking, Communicating, Identity and Belonging

Course Tutor - Gillian Powell

Gillian is a part time lecturer in Applied Professional Practice and Pedagogical Framing on a Bachelor in Applied Early Years Education course delivered in the Cork College of Commerce by the Dundalk Institute of Technology. She owned and managed The Haven Montessori School in Bandon for thirty-two years. This early years setting catered for over fifty children and the emphasis was on outdoor education. Outdoor education in three early years settings in Ireland was the focus of Gillian's research during the course of a Masters in Education in University College Cork.

Course Duration and Delivery

Public Training This is a 2h course when delivered as a webinar.