National Portage Association: Portage Workshop 2 , The Learning Hub, Monday, 04. May 2020

Portage is a national charity which supports children with additional needs 0-5 yrs
This is an accredited training course delivered by National Portage Association Accredited Trainers.
The Portage Workshop is an introduction to the Portage Approach to working with children with additional needs and their families. Central to the course are the 'Portage Principles' and the 'Three Circle Model of Portage'.
This course will run over 2 full days and a half day, with a further follow up session.  All sessions need to be completed.
The course aims to:-

Give participants an understanding of Portage principles and the Portage model of support within Early Years provision or home
Provide strategies, tools and resources to support the development of play, communication, relationships and learning
Provide strategies to overcome the barriers to play for children with SEND
Strengthen partnerships with families
Give participants positive responses and approaches to children's behaviour

This course is suitable for:-

Early Years Practitioners, parents or anyone outside of Northamptonshire who would like to enhance their own professional development

Please note, local delegates within Northamptonshire need to book using the alternative booking form - Portage Workshop 1
For further information please contact:
Jacqui Joseph jjoseph@
Tracy Borg tborg@
Pauline Kirby pakirby@
Cost per delegate: £200
The course consists of 4 sessions on the following dates:-
Monday 4th May 2020 from 9.00am - 4.30 pm
Monday 11th May 2020 from 9.00am - 4.30 pm
Monday 18th May 2020 from 9.00am - 12.30 pm
Monday 22nd June 2020 from 9.00am - 12.30 pm
The venue is fully accessible.
Parking is available at 2 nearby carparks (payment required)


St John's Carpark - NN1 1HA


St Peter's Way Carpark - NN1 1TP


Refreshments will be included, however delegates will need to bring their own lunch for the full days.
You will receive a certificate on successful completion of the course.
Please note that if there are insufficient numbers to make this course viable, the event may be cancelled, and you will be informed in advance of the start date.



Monday, 04. May 2020, The Learning Hub, National Portage Association: Portage Workshop 2

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