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Safer settings - reflecting on practice

Course title: Safer settings - reflecting on practice

Course tutors: Early Years Quality and Attainment team

Target group: This course is for leaders and managers with supervisory responsibilities, safeguarding designated persons in Early Years practitioners in private, voluntary and independent early year's settings and experienced child-minders.

About this course

The aim of the training is to:

  • Strengthen safeguarding practice and build confidence of Designated Persons for Safeguarding, through reflection and peer support
  • To consider and share practice on the implementation of current and relevant safeguarding policy and practices.
  • To consider how reflective practice can be used when considering threshold levels in accordance with the Pathway to Provision document


  • To strengthen the Designated Person including Childminder’s role in supporting setting staff to reflect upon what they observe, information shared and the actions required to ensure children are kept safe and families are supported
  • To increase participants confidence and understanding of the benefits and impact reflective practice contributes to early years and childcare settings.

These sessions will build on the initial Safer Setting Network sessions and provide an opportunity for continued development for previous delegates.

Course dates and venues

Date Time Venue How to book
18 March 2019 09:30 - 11:30 Mansfield Woodhouse Children's Centre
Swan Lane
Mansfield Woodhouse
NG19 8BT
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19 March 2019 18:30 - 20:30 Ollerton Children's Centre
Dukeries Complex
Whinney Lane
NG22 9TH
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20 March 2019 13:00 - 15:00 Assembly Hall
County Hall
West Bridgford
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The following costs will apply to this training course:

  • NCC EY provider: Free
  • NCPF Practitioner: Free.

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