Baby Care Workshop – May 2018
Wednesday, May 30th, 2018
Last Saturday, Giraffe Childcare’s Training Academy hosted a training day for 40 baby group carers. Our senior crèche managers acted as our in-House workshop facilitators on the day, and the group broke up into smaller workshops for the afternoon. The topics ranged from preparing the learning environment for young infants, to curriculum planning and effective communication.
A big thank you to our Centre managers, the central support team and all the practitioners who made the day such a success!
Workshop 1: Safe Sleep, Effective communication and reporting systems
Workshop 2: Food, Allergies, Medication & First Aid
Workshop 3: Curriculum Planning and Development
Lunchtime – Funtimes in the sunshine!!
Workshop 4: Hygiene and Child Well Being
Workshop 5: staff/parental communication and child protection
We invest in our teams’ professional development and career and many of our managers and leaders started out with Giraffe as newly-qualified practitioners. We believe that through a commitment to our role as carers and educators, and on the job training, we make a positive difference to the lives of families, a children, our community and each other.
In recognition of their dedication, all of participants went home with a goodie bag full of treats as a thank you for all their hard work!
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