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October 2021

from 200€

2 – 3 hours

CPD Accredited Certificate


This Course Has Been Designed With Children And The Childcare Practitioner At The Forefront Of Our Minds.

Coming From A Background Of Child Development And Wanting To See Our Children And Young People Succeed In All They Do, It Is Vital That We Are Providing The Right Care And Education At This Most Pivotal Time In Their Lives.

The Course Will Run Over 4 Weeks, For One Evening Per Week.

Please Contact Us For Group Bookings At Your Location.


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Certificate in Play-Based Learning and Curriculum Development

By The End Of This Course, Participants Will Be Able To:

  • Understand What Early Childhood Education Is.
  • Acknowledge Children’s Rights In Relation To Play, Learning And Development.
  • Demonstrate The Importance Of Play.
  • Relate To And Understand The Term ‘Nurturing Pedagogy’.
  • Know How To Support Children In Learning Through Play.
  • Acknowledge Learning Theories And Their Role In Child Development.
  • Understand And Use Various Aspects Of Early Childhood Curriculum.
  • Link Siolta, Aistear, Curriculum, And Pedagogy For Positive Outcomes In Early Childhood Education.
  • Show Competence In Curriculum Design & Implementation That Is Both Balanced & Inclusive For All Children, Including Those With Complex Needs.
  • Devise A Range Of Activities That Incorporate All Learning Styles.
  • Promote A Positive And Nurturing Learning Environment.


Most frequent questions and answers

No! In order to gain the accredited certificate, we only ask that you participate in the workshops. There is an 80% particpation rate in order to pass.

Our courses have been adapted to run online during the pandemic. We will continue to offer our courses online so we can support learners nationwide.

Don’t worry, we have you! Here is a link to using basic zoom controls. We recommend you log on the 10 – 15 minutes early the first class so you can test your mic and camera.

Yes! Most of our learners use their mobile devices to log in, due to convenience. We ask that you keep your camera on. If you can’t, don’t worry you can use the microphone and chat function to take part!

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