• New Golden Tickets!

    After feedback from providers, we have recently re-designed our Golden Tickets entitling parents/carers to 15 hours funded childcare a week. All parents/carers need to do is show their chosen provider the ticket to enable their child to receive 15 hours funded childcare. The next batch of tickets issued in August will have the new design; Continue reading →

  • Button Batteries – Where are yours?

    The Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB) has recently published its independent investigation into the death of a three-year-old who swallowed a button battery. Tragically, the report highlights that too few parents know about the dangers button batteries pose or how to manage the risks. The Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT) are supporting HSIB to raise Continue reading →

  • Autism Training

    Autism Training (Early Years Programme) – Tier 2 for Practitioners Monday 23 September and Tuesday 24 September 2019 (2 Days) Passage House Hotel, Hackney Lane, Kingsteignton, Newton Abbot TQ12 3QH £85 This is a two day course to support all practitioners working directly with children on the autism spectrum. Course objectives: Enabling practitioners to develop Continue reading →

  • Paediatric First Aid training – new blended learning

    Did you know that as well as the standard 2 day taught course, we now offer paediatric first aid as blended learning? The training consists of an e-learning module followed by a taught course (skills day). This blended style of learning will allow greater flexibility and will cut down on travel costs (you will only Continue reading →

  • Early Years Job Adverts – w/c 24/06/19

    Please find listed below a list of early years job adverts placed this week: Nursery Nurse – Sunflower Day Nursery Nursery Nurse (2 posts) – Sunflower Day Nursery Nursery Teacher / Early Years Teacher – Axminster Primary Academy Early Years Breakfast Club and After School Club Childcare Assistants (2 posts) – Kingwood Childcare Senior Nursery Continue reading →

  • NSPCC Talk PANTS Campaign

    NSPCC Talk PANTS campaign and materials encourage parents and carers to have simple conversations with their children which can help keep them safe from sexual abuse. Devon Children and Families Partnership following a review into sexual abuse has asked that all early year’s providers share the NSPCC Talk PANTS campaign with their children and families.

  • Not receiving course notifications from DEL?

    When you book onto a course via the DEL training website you should receive a course notification email confirming your booking. If you have not been receiving course notifications, please make sure that you check your spam as sometimes messages go straight into the spam folder and can be missed. Some email providers will let Continue reading →