Portal Workshop: Self Update and EY Census

Target audience

Providers who need help to complete the Better Start return - new providers or new portal users in existing settings.

About this course

This course is a step-by-step guide on how to complete the Self Update and Early Years Census tasks on the Provider Portal.

Dates, times and venue

Date Time Venue
19 January 2021  6.30pm - 8pm  Microsoft Teams (Online)
 20 January 2021  10.30am -12.00 noon  Microsoft Teams (Online)

Course tutor

Technical Specialist Team




Book online using Eventbrite (19 January)

Book online using Eventbrite (20 January)

Further course information

The aim of this course is to enable portal users to navigate and complete the self update section of the portal, and how to complete and submit the annual Early Years census.

Existing instructions for the self update can be found here:

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If you cannot go on a course and want a colleague to go in your place: if there are still places left then your colleague must book their own place and you must cancel yours. Call 0115 977 2510 to change the booking.

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