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Early Years Practitioner

The Stonebridge College Guide to Becoming an Early Years Practitioner

March 28, 2018

What are the early years? The early years age group describes children aged up to five. The first few years of a child’s life are crucial. Children need to be ready to start school, and that means they must have developed mentally, socially and emotionally. Working[...]
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Early Years: An A-Z Guide

November 23, 2017
child playing with blocks

Do you want to pursue a career in early years education? If you have always dreamed of becoming an early years practitioner, but you don’t have the relevant qualifications, now is the time to act. Embark upon our Diploma for the Early Years Workforce[...]
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What skills do you need to become an early years practitioner?

May 25, 2017
Become a preschool assistant through online training

With more parents than ever before returning to work, the childcare industry is booming. For employees, it’s a flexible career path that fits around family commitments and frequently comes with an easy commute. In an early years position, your[...]
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How do you apply for early years jobs?

May 26, 2016
Early years jobs. Two children sitting by the sea.

Where can you find early years job vacancies? You can look for jobs online. Here are some great sites to try out: Not every vacancy will be advertised nationally.[...]
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Get the training you need to work with early years

May 5, 2016
Work with early years. Baby and toddler lying on a bed.

Why is work with early years so important? More and more research is showing that the first few years of our lives are hugely important for our development. Without the correct care and mental stimulation, children will be negatively affected in later[...]
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Storytelling for Early Years Educators

February 9, 2015

Who doesn’t like a good story? Every child I have ever come across loves having stories read to them at any time of day (or night!) As they grow older some children for various reasons stop reading or listening to stories, but happily begin reading[...]
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