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The Thinking Child

Event code EYC 21/033 
Event description This three hour workshop will challenge practitioners to develop skills, knowledge and concepts necessary to support children’s critical thinking and problem solving. There will be a combination of research evidence and practical ideas to develop adults confidence to support.

This session will run as an interactive Zoom session. Confirmed delegates will be e-mailed the link 24 hours prior to the session. Please ensure you are able to access Zoom at least 1 hour prior to the session. Please note that these are not recorded and therefore not available to watch at a later date and delegates need to attend as a live session.

If you have not received the link, please do not hesitate to contact us on 03000 418000.

If you have not used Zoom before and require helpful tips, we recommend having a look at these:
How to join a Zoom meeting for delegates
Join a test meeting to familiarise yourself 
Training objectives - Explore the research that supports the importance of higher order thinking
- Gain a repertoire of practical ideas and experiences in all areas of learning including Science Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
- Appraise the role of the adult in supporting the “thinking child”

Recent Feedback: "Thoroughly enjoyed this course, fun and interesting with lots of good ideas for developing working practices" " Demonstrates how we can get children thinking more for themselves- building life skills"
Key stages
All image Foundation image KS1 image KS2 image 
Subject areas EYFS General
Target audience
Childminder - Eligible / Childminder Assistant / Early Years Practitioner / Early Years Setting Manager / EY Teacher / Nursery Teacher / Team Leaders
target audience
Qualification level
Zoom course, use own computer, XXX XXX map
Training Provider The Education People - EYC Improvements and Standards
Admin contact Victoria Parker (
Alison Byatt / Alison Floyd
Part of SLA? No
Kent LA cost
Other LA/Academy cost
Independent/PVI cost
Number of credits 0
Funding information This event is chargeable.
20% VAT will be added at point of invoice
Start date Thursday 25 March 2021
Times 10:00-13:00
Number of sessions 1