Free course

Understanding early years environments and children’s spaces

Free statement of participation on completion

This free course, Understanding early years environments and children's spaces, considers some of the different environments children encounter in their early years. It encourages you to develop your reflection of children's environments and provides opportunities for you to investigate and evaluate young children's experiences and your role in supporting them.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • reflect on personal learning practices, identifying strengths and areas for improvement
  • analyse perspectives on how young children learn and develop
  • demonstrate a critical understanding of young children’s environments
  • analyse how early years practitioners can support young children’s learning.

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