Sustainability in the Early Years

Sustainability in the Early Years

Lead your nursery in creating sustainable impact

A CACHE-accredited Course

Introduced in 2021, the course was developed by specialists in Early Years and sustainability
June O’Sullivan, CEO of the London Early Years Foundation (LEYF), and Nick Corlett, LEYF’s
Sustainability Lead. Together they have over 40 years’ combined experience in the sector.

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What’s the aim of the course?

The aim of this course is to explore how to introduce
the principles of sustainability through pedagogy,
process and practice, enabling Green Champions in
Early Years settings.

Delivered in six sessions, every two weeks, the
course will explore each of the learning outcomes
in detail listed below.

What will this certification mean
for you?

  • Your expertise in sustainability will raise the next generation of responsible global citizens
  • You will have lots of new ideas for activities to stimulate and nurture young minds
  • You will improve your career capital and value to your nursery as a sustainable lead
  • Building a sustainable nursery will save you money while educating a new generation

Details:

Timing: Six modules presented every two weeks
Location: Delivered online via video conferencing
Course materials: Included and sent to you in advance of your course start date
Course duration: 12 weeks
Cost: £550 (£100 deposit due upon enrolment and remaining £450 due 2 weeks before start of course)
Entry requirements: You must be currently working in Early Years

Course Outline

 

Module 1

 

What is the outcome of this module?

Build a holistic sustainability approach
through the pedagogy, policies and
provision of the setting.

Module 2

 

What is the outcome of this module?

Understand how sustainable practice can
impact the Early Years sector.

Module 3

 

What is the outcome of this module?

Build a holistic sustainability approach
through the pedagogy, policies and
provision of the setting.

Module 4

 

What is the outcome of this module?

Develop routine procedures for
sustainability in early years practice
with particular reference to how we can
decrease food wastage and consumption
of materials and resources.

Module 5

 

What is the outcome of this module?

Be able to teach respect and responsibility in
relation to sustainability.

Module 6

 

What is the outcome of this module?

Develop a reflective approach towards
placing sustainability at the heart of policy
and practice.

Start dates 2022

 

Cohort 2

13th May – 22nd July 2022, 9am-1pm (Fridays, fortnightly)

 

Cohort 3

30th Sept – 9th Dec 2022, 9am-1pm (Fridays, fortnightly)

 

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