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Course Overview

Designed for educators, caregivers, and parents, this course is your gateway to igniting the imagination, nurturing young minds, and fostering a lifelong love for reading through the art of storytelling.

Course Overview:

  • Duration: Self-paced learning, accessible 24/7.
  • Modules: Six engaging chapters, covering essential aspects of storytelling and promoting a love for reading.
  • Format: Video lessons, interactive quizzes, peer discussion forums, downloadable resources.
  • Community: Join a supportive online community of fellow learners, educators, and caregivers.

Key Learning Objectives:

  1. Why Reading is Crucial for Young Children: Explore the cognitive, emotional, and social benefits of reading in the early years.
  2. Develop Your Own Storytelling Skills: Learn the art of captivating storytelling, from voice modulation to character development.
  3. Igniting a Passion for Reading: Discover strategies to inspire young readers and create a lifelong reading habit.
  4. The Importance of Diverse Story Books: Understand how diverse stories enrich the reading experience and promote inclusivity and empathy.
  5. Conducting a Story Audit: Evaluate and enhance your story provision, ensuring it reflects the diversity of the world and your children’s needs.
  6. Supporting Parents with Their Child’s Reading: Strengthen the partnership between home and early years settings, empowering parents to become active participants in their child’s literary journey.

Course Benefits:

  • Enhance Your Storytelling Skills: Develop the art of captivating storytelling and engage young minds effectively.
  • Promote a Love for Reading: Discover strategies to kindle a passion for reading in young children, setting the stage for a lifetime of exploration.
  • Create Inclusive Environments: Learn how to curate diverse storybook collections and foster inclusivity in your early years setting.
  • Strengthen Parental Involvement: Build bridges between home and childcare settings, empowering parents to support their child’s reading journey.
  • Join a Community: Connect with a network of educators, caregivers, and parents passionate about nurturing young readers.

Who Should Enroll:

  • Early years educators and practitioners
  • Childcare providers and nannies
  • Parents and caregivers
  • Anyone passionate about promoting reading and storytelling in young children

Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a certificate of completion, recognizing your dedication to Creative Storytelling in the Early Years.