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Early Years Education Foundations

  • Emotions & Feelings
  • Ben Jones
  • 2 Hours
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Qualified Educators


2 Hours


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8 Videos


Welcome to "Nurturing Connections," a transformative journey led by experienced educator Ben Jones, designed to empower educators and parents with the knowledge and tools to effectively support the emotional development of children through the principles of co-regulation. In this comprehensive course, participants will embark on a structured exploration of self-regulation, co-regulation, and their pivotal roles in fostering resilience and emotional well-being in young learners.

Skills you'll learn

Lesson Content

1. An Introduction to Self-Regulation


In our inaugural lesson, we'll dive into the fundamental concept of self-regulation and its profound impact on children's development. Drawing from the groundbreaking work of Dr. Stuart Shanker, we'll explore the intricate nuances of the five domains of self-regulation, setting the stage for deeper exploration in the following lessons.

2. Understanding Co-regulation


Delve deeper into the transformative power of co-regulation as we explore its role in nurturing emotional development in children. Through an introspective lens, we'll challenge preconceived biases and shift towards actively supporting children's journey in developing self-regulatory skills and the fundamental role we play.

3. Self-Care Is At The Very Heart Of Co-Regulation


Take a moment for introspection as we examine our own behaviors and self-regulatory abilities. Recognizing the profound influence of adult role models, we'll explore strategies for self-care and enhancing mental well-being to authentically support children's emotional growth.

4. Establishing Positive Relationships


Relationships lay the cornerstone for effective co-regulation. Join us as we explore the profound impact of nurturing connections and attachments on children's emotional resilience. Learn how to cultivate relationships and attachments that foster trust, safety, and emotional security.

5. Harnessing Your Co-Regulation Superpower


Discover the power of social learning in shaping children's emotional development. From mirror neurons to the subtle nuances of non-verbal communication, gain insights into how children absorb and emulate emotional cues from their superhero's (you!).

6. Empowering Children Through Your Routines & Environments


Explore the critical role of routines and environments in facilitating co-regulation and preventing dysregulation triggers. Gain practical strategies for designing environments and structuring the rhythms of your day that empower children to navigate challenges independently while promoting self-regulation.

7. A Step By Step Guide To Emotional Coaching


Next up we delve into the art of emotional coaching, as this lesson provides actionable strategies for offering in-the-moment support and learning to children. Learn how to guide children in understanding emotions, navigating feelings, and fostering empathy and resilience.

8. Practical Strategies To Deliver Co-Regulation


In our final lesson, equip yourself with practical, real-life strategies for implementing co-regulation practices in diverse settings. From classrooms to homes, discover actionable insights and techniques aimed at empowering educators and parents in nurturing children's self-regulatory skills effectively.

Meet your teacher

As an owner of multiple settings across the United Kingdom, I truly understand the difficult challenges our industry and the people within it face on a daily basis. Which is why I'm so resolute in providing change for our industry through a platform that offers meaningful and accessible learning, to not only improve practice and children's outcomes, but also to provide the incredible people within our community with a meaningful voice to share their work and passion.

'Something all childminder's should invest in...'

Working alone can sometimes mean that my motivation and inspiration can run low. But since finding The Early Years Network I no longer feel like I am developing my practice on my own. The personable and really informative videos allows me to create variety throughout the day through really detailed learning and development for myself.

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Are there quizzes on the platform?

The Early Years Network is all about meaningful learning that will transform the way you interact with and educate young children, not attempting to fill your head with information for the sake of a quick superficial quiz.

Are videos available in different languages?

Unfortunately for the time being videos are only available in English, but maybe one day...

Can I access The Early Years Network if I don't have an early years qualification?

YES! Content on The Early Years Network has been created for people interested in early years regardless of age, experience or academic background. We have something for everyone whether you are a childminder, parent/carer or an early years professional.

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Whilst The Early Years Network is not an accredited body we do offer skill-based learning helping people transform knowledge and theory into meaningful change and improvement to their practice, environments and curriculum. Our Network Courses are created and hosted by leading experts within their academic fields, and upon completion of each course learners will be provided with a certificate to evidence their achievement.

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What is The Early Years Network?

We are a learning and development platform dedicated to the magical world of early years! We cover a wide range of topics, from child brain development to the importance of safeguarding and child wellbeing, through high-quality and immersive video content.

What subjects are covered on The Early Years Network?

We cover everything Early Years from ‘Cognitive Development Theories’, to the science behind play and even how to build the best rocket ship out of cardboard (you won't want to miss that video!). If you can think of a topic in early years we've probably got a video on it!

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