Theories underpinning the EYFS

Endorsed by CACHE

This course looks at the psychological theories of early childhood learning and development that inform the Early Years Foundation Stage.

Course description

This course:

  • Looks at the psychological theories of early childhood learning and development that inform the Early Years Foundation Stage.
  • Refreshes the knowledge and understanding of level 3 and above qualified practitioners and provides an introduction to psychological theories of learning and development to those who are new to the early years sector.
  • Outlines the interrelationships of physical, emotional and cognitive factors in a child’s early development and considers the early years practitioner’s role in supporting young children’s secure attachment, learning and development.

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This course is included in the Early Years Alliance membership training package which is FREE to access for all members. 

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Key features and benefits

Price £15.49

Max. Duration 1 Hours

Target Audience Early Years

  • One module with multiple-choice questionnaire
  • One CPD credit
  • Optional narration of the course modules and questionnaires for accessibility
  • Personalised downloadable certificate
  •  70% pass mark
  • Printable modules for future reference
  • Course id: 173

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