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With several 'low key' but significant and impactful amendments to the EYFS coming into play as of last week (the 4th Jan 2023) it's crucial everyone within the industry is up to date and has a plan of action to swiftly tick the boxes necessary to comply with the changes.
In this class you'll be exploring all things 'change' within an early years setting and how you can best help your team overcome common challenges associated with change. We all know working in early years can be full of obstacles and unforeseen hurdles which alter or change our approaches, routines, teams etc...you name it! Being able to handle change and embrace some of the elements that come with change is so important for a successful early years team. This is why Emily has created this class all about managing change and how you can best lead your team to success during times of change.
1. What 'Change' Looks Like In The Early Years03:40
In this first lesson Emily lays the foundations for what's to come in the following lessons by providing some context and exploring some common types of change you'll find in the world of early years.
2. Creating The Plan For Change04:44
An essential component for reaching your goal and overcoming any obstacles to change is having a clear and coherent plan in place. In this lesson Emily will take you through some of the key factors in creating a plan, as well as, defining what success looks like for you.
3. The Kubler-Ross Change Curve02:44
In order to gain a deeper understanding of how change can affect people and the different stages we go through when coming to terms with change, Emily explores the concept of the 'Kubler-Ross' change curve.
4. The Importance Of Knowing Your People02:40
We all understand the importance of the 'Unique Child' in the world of early years, but this concept doesn't just disappear once a child leaves the early years. The people that work inside your setting are unique individuals as well, and deserve to be viewed in the same way we do children. In this lesson Emily highlights the importance of understanding your people and how this can help with managing change.
5. How Can You Support Change?03:31
In this final lesson Emily covers how you can support change and help people transition to their new realities most effectively. Embracing change can be really difficult for some people, which is why it's so important to have these skills in your arsenal.
6. Outro: Reflecting About Change01:34
So that's a wrap on all things change in the early years, join Emily in this final video as she recaps the key takeaways from this class about all things change in the early years.
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