After studying this course, you should be able to:
understand some principles underpinning early years legislation, policy and practice
understand some requirements of local and national frameworks both statutory and non statutory which guide the education and provision of early years settings and the work of children's services in safeguarding and promoting children's welfare
identify and reflect on personal values and those of others
reflect on personal experience and practice, identify strengths and weaknesses, and apply this to practice issues
develop the ability to work and communicate effectively with parents, families, colleagues and other professionals to safeguard and promote children's welfare and to support children's development and learning.