Supervision and Appraisal in Early Years Settings

Producer: Virtual College Ltd

Duration: 1.5 hours.
This product is an online product and is a single-user, 1-year licence.
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Overview

CPD Certified - on average contributes 1 - 2 hours towards your CPD.

Promotion at work is an exciting time but a new post with supervisory duties can often feel daunting, with fear of the unknown and worries about the additional responsibilities the role may bring.

As a result, this module provides advice and guidance that will help you make a smooth and fulfilling transition to a supervisory role and help to ensure that you enjoy a positive professional working relationship with you work colleagues. The module aims to provide learners with an introduction to the main issues relating to supervisory roles in childcare settings. It addresses some of the fundamental skills that are needed in order to be an effective supervisor, including, engaging and motivating staff, developing staff and releasing their potential through the supervisory process.

This module is aimed primarily at those working in an early years setting who have been newly appointed in supervisory roles. However the information is also applicable to anyone working in a supervisory role within a childcare setting.

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

This product allows the student to print a certificate from the course on sucessful completion.

The recommended settings to run this course are:

- Minimum Internet Explorer 6/Netscape Navigator 7
- Flash enabled – Minimum V6
- Popup windows enabled
- Minimum Windows 2000 Operating System
- Silverlight may also need to be installed for some courses
- Most ECDL courses will require a download of the ActivX component from within the course

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Topics

The modules covered within this course are:

- Welcome and Learning Objectives
- Background
- Induction
- Appraisal

Objectives

On completion of this course learners should be able to:

- explain why induction and appraisal are important parts of the supervisory process
- outline key elements of the induction and appraisal processes
- provide examples of the types of difficult issues that may arise for people working with young children, and offer ways in which they may be dealt with during appraisals
- list how to deliver and receive positive feedback

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