School Improvement & Development Conference 2023: Book your early-bird place

Assessing Learning in the EYFS: Developing Observations of Children

One of the most important roles of the early years practitioner is to assess the progress of children to ensure that the learning opportunities are correctly matched to the individual child’s needs.

  • Explore what makes a good observation
  • Develop your understanding of the different ways in which to ‘observe’
  • Explore how to use these observations to plan effectively for children’s next steps

About this INSET

Accurate observations of children are crucial in ensuring that children progress through the curriculum at an appropriate rate and are supported or extended where needed. This training will:

  • Look at a variety of ways of managing observations
  • Explore how to effectively moderate observations
  • Help you to ensure that observations are used to best effect

This INSET is appropriate for EYFS staff.

  • Early years practitioners
  • Early years leads
  • Staff new to the early years

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