Working in children's services: Teamwork
This course is designed to provide aspiring and trainee educators with an understanding of the importance of working well in a team. It looks at the variety of teams that can be found in a service, the advantages of good teamwork, and some negative effects of letting the team down. Learners will examine some of the skills that will make them a valuable team member, and look at why differences within the team should be appreciated and accepted.
This course is suitable for new and trainee educators, as well as students who would like to become early childhood educators and want a better understanding of what the role entails.
The course is also suitable for educators seeking professional development, or for early childhood services wanting to provide holistic professional development for staff members.
- The variety of teams in a service
- The skills that make a valuable team member
- Why differences should be appreciated and accepted
- The advantages of teamwork
- The effects of letting the team down
By completing this course, learners will have a greater understanding of the skills they need to be an effective team member. The course will also allow services to provide consistent professional development that all staff members can complete individually and at their own pace.