Training for early years practitioners

Contact Us

Trish Thorpe
Workforce Development Officer
London Borough of Barnet

North London Business Park
Oakleigh Road South
N11 1NP

Phone number
020 8359 7602 


Training for early years and childcare professionals

Barnet has a continuing professional development programme for early years and childcare professionals that can be accessed from the Barnet Partnership for School Improvement (BPSI) website.

The training and development guide has been prepared in line with The Department for Education (DfE) requirements to improve the quality of early year’s provision and play work in Barnet.

The guide has been divided into themed chapters and many courses are targeted at different sectors within the early years and childcare profession.

  • Chapter 1 – Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)
  • Chapter 2 – Special Education Needs, Disability and Inclusion Early Years training
  • Chapter 3 – Safeguarding and Protecting children
  • Chapter 4 – Continuous professional development in relation to the welfare requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Chapter 5 – Other training information.