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

Enabling Environments: How to Develop Your Learning Spaces

The publication ‘Development Matters’ (Early Education, 2012) highlights the importance of: engaging environments where children feel safe to take risks and explore; where rich learning experiences are designed to meet individual needs; and all learning is valued.

  • Explore the idea of ‘risk-taking’ in the early years
  • Develop an awareness of what comprises an effective learning environment
  • Give practical suggestions on how to capitalise on learning opportunities
1 hour
£99 + VAT
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About this course

The environment in which children learn can be seen as being just as important as what they are learning therefore it is vital that learning environments are matched to children’s needs and interests in order to engage them in the learning process. This on-demand training session will:

  • Support you in reviewing your learning spaces
  • Explore the idea of involving children in the development of learning spaces
  • Challenge you to innovate within your setting to facilitate deeper engagement in learning



This course is appropriate for EYFS.

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


If there are no livestream dates currently planned, please contact us on 01206 625 626 or email us at and we will work with you to find a suitable date.

How to access this course

This course is easy-to-access in any of the below formats...

  • On-demand recording, with 30 days access to watch at a time and location to suit you!
  • School-wide license, for every member of staff in your school to watch for a period of 30 days. Please contact us to purchase your school-wide license for this course.
  • An INSET or after-school twilight at your school, tailored to your requirements. Contact us for your personalised quote.

Live stream and recorded courses

Recording course. Watch at home, at school or on the go.
Available anytime
Pause, search and watch again for 30 days.

This course as an INSET Day

Our in-service training provides exciting and dynamic ways to inspire, challenge and develop your staff, whether they are Teaching Assistants, Teachers or Senior Leadership.

Your first point of contact would be with our Head Office team, who will identify your needs and priorities and ensure that the accompanying training materials we provide are of the very best quality.

Like to run this INSET DAY in your school?

Send us an enquiry and we will get in touch to talk about your school's requirements.

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