Study Guide: The Level 3 Diploma for the Children & Young People's Workforce

A module-by-module guide to tackling the Level 3 Diploma for the Children & Young People's Workforce.

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Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce, Part 1: Supporting Children's Speech, Language and Communication

Understanding and promoting children's communication skills is a compulsory part of the new Level 3 diploma, says Mary Evans

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Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce, Part 2: Professional practice in early years settings

How has the act of reflecting on your own practice been turned into a qualification unit? Mary Evans finds out

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Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce, part 3: Promote children's welfare and well-being in the early years

The largest study unit in the Level 3 Diploma sounds daunting, but is highly valuable in theory and practice, says Mary Evans.

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Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce, Part 4: Promote Learning and Development in the Early Years

Aspects of the second-largest unit of the new diploma are spelled out by Mary Evans, with feedback from some of those involved.

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Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce, Part 5: Context and Principles for Early Years Provision

A unit that can help prepare new practitioners for dealing with parents and multi-agency working is examined by Mary Evans.

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Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce, Part 6: Understand how to support positive outcomes

This is a challenging unit, but one that is fundamental to providing high-quality care for young children, says Mary Evans.

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Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce: Part 7 - Understanding how to work well with others

Two comparatively small units aim to provide vital skills when it comes to working with colleagues, parents and professionals, says Mary Evans.

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Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce, Part 8: Engage in Personal Development

The challenges and benefits of reflective practice for early years practitioners are explored in depth in this unit, says Mary Evans.

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Level 3 Diploma for the children and young people's workforce, part 9: promote equality and inclusion.

By helping students to explore their own attitudes to diversity, this unit aims to ensure a more robust approach to inclusive practice in the nursery. Mary Evans...

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Level 3 Diploma for the children and young people's workforce, part 10: Understanding child development

Understanding child development acts as a springboard for students to examine their practice in greater depth. Mary Evans explains how this unit supports underpinning...

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Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce, part 11: Promote child and young person development

Helping young children move positively from one stage to the next is at the heart of this diploma unit explored by Mary Evans.

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Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce, part 12: Duty of care

This unit is all about balancing risk and opportunity in the interests of the child. Mary Evans unravels its complexities.

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Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce Part 13: Work with babies and young children

These optional units help practitioners to develop understanding and providing for the needs of the very young, says Mary Evans.

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Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce, p14: Promote creativity and creative learning

These optional units help practitioners to pursue children's creativity across all areas of the curriculum, says Mary Evans.

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Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce part 15: Promote children's physical activity and movement skills

This optional unit aims to give early years practitioners the confidence to model physical activities and encourage children to develop a life-long love of being...

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