Enabling Transition

Programme Introduction

The transitions process is essentially the ongoing process of change for children, families and educational settings to facilitate children’s movement from one situation or setting to another.

The ‘Enabling Transition’ programme includes the importance of positive transitions from pre-school to primary school, good pedagogy practice to enable smooth transitions and compiling Transition Reports.

The Resource Documents section contains printable handouts to support the programme content and a Certificate of Participation is saved to the educator profile on completion.

*PLEASE READ YOUR 'NOTES FOR THE COURSE' BEFORE STARTING YOUR PROGRAMME*

Programme Content

  • Highlights the key role that properly managed transitions have on the child’s well-being and future capacity to learn.
  • Describes preparing children as a joint effort between the Educator, the child, parents and the new teacher.
  • Preparation for transitions from the Educator perspective – preparing the child, informing parents and connecting with the new teacher.
  • Provides the Educator with prompts for making comments under each Aistear learning theme in the transition report.
Key Learning Outcomes

The importance of a positive transition from Pre-School to Primary School’. Educators will develop an understanding of why the way in which transitions are prepared for and handled is key to how children will cope with change and transition throughout their lives.

‘A learning partnership’. The learning from this will inform the educator of the different role each partner has to play in the process.

‘Good Pedagogy Practice to enable Smooth Transitions’. The learning from this piece ensures that educators can plan ahead and contains a range of practical curriculum activity ideas to nurture children's emotional strength and resillience. 

‘Compiling Transition Reports’. Educator learning from this piece is a completely practical ‘HOW TO’ guide to completing a transition report based on evidence collected through learning stories and observations. Supporting handouts are provided.  

 

 

02 Hours

€20.00

Presentation with video/audio

Easy to follow components

Downloadable reference documents

Test multiple choice questions

Certificate of Completion

Notes for the course

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