14 January 2020
By Heidi Foster

Threads of Success Training Update January 2020

Please find below an update of courses taking place over the next couple of months that still have available places. To read more, or book your place please click on the links below.

Marketing for Promotion and Success

Effective marketing will help you to maintain the long-term sustainability of your setting...

Date: Monday 27 January 2020 
Time: 09:30 - 12:30 
Venue: Aylesham Business Hub, Ackholt Road, Aylesham, Canterbury, Kent, CT3 3AJ 
Individual price: within Kent: KCC funded; outside Kent: £60 +VAT
Group price: within Kent: KCC funded; outside Kent: £385 +VAT.

How to Break Even and Avoid Bad Debt

Is your setting financially viable? Are you covering all your costs? Are you accruing or carrying bad debts? This course...

Date: Monday 27 January 2020 
Time: 13:30 - 16:30
Venue: Aylesham Business Hub, Ackholt Road, Aylesham, Canterbury, Kent, CT3 3AJ
Individual price: within Kent: KCC funded; outside Kent: £60 +VAT
Group price: within Kent: KCC funded; outside Kent: £385 +VAT.

The Prime Importance of Communication and Language

This one day course will support your understanding of...

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Date: Monday 3 February 2020 
Time: 09:30 - 15:30 
Venue: Swanley Banqueting - Clock Tower Pavilion, St Marys Road, Swanley, Kent, BR8 7BU
Individual price: within Kent: KCC funded; outside Kent: £118 +VAT

Date: Wednesday 12 February 2020 
Time: 09:30 - 15:30 
Venue: Hythe Imperial Hotel & Spa, Princes Parade, Hythe, Kent, CT21 6AE
Individual price: within Kent: KCC funded; outside Kent: £118 +VAT

Date: Wednesday 26 February 2020 
Time: 09:30 - 15:30 
Venue: Trinity Resource Centre Limited, Holy Trinity Church, St Marys Avenue, Margate, Kent, CT9 3TN
Individual price: within Kent: KCC funded; outside Kent: £118 +VAT

Date: Thursday 27 February 2020 
Time: 09:30 - 15:30 
Venue: Maidstone Masonic Centre, Cornwallis Suite, Courtenay Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 6LF
Individual price: within Kent: KCC funded; outside Kent: £118 +VAT

A Successful Charity

The aim of this course is to identify and understand...

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Date: Wednesday 5 February 2020 
Time: 18:30 - 21:30
Venue: Judd's Folly Hotel, Syndale Park, London Road, Faversham, Kent, ME13 0RH
Individual price: within Kent: KCC funded; outside Kent: £60 +VAT
Group price: within Kent: KCC funded; outside Kent: £385 +VAT.

Date: Wednesday 4 March 2020
Time: 09:30 - 12:30
Venue: Mercure - Dartford Brands Hatch Hotel, Brands Hatch, J3 M25, Dartford, Kent, DA3 8PE 
Individual price: within Kent: KCC funded; outside Kent: £60 +VAT
Group price: within Kent: KCC funded; outside Kent: £385 +VAT.

The Prime Importance of Physical Development

This training builds on practitioner's knowledge, understanding...

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Date: Thursday 6 February 2020
Time: 09:30 - 15:30
Venue: Tudor Park Marriott Hotel and Country Club, Ashford Road, Bearsted, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 4NQ
Individual price: within Kent: KCC funded; outside Kent: £118 +VAT

Early Years Special Educational Needs Coordinator Training for the new SENCo

The Early Years SENCo training for the new SENCo provides an...

Date: Wednesday 12 February 2020 
Time: 09:30 - 15:30
Venue: Aylesham Business Hub, Ackholt Road, Aylesham, Canterbury, Kent, CT3 3AJ
Individual price: within Kent: KCC funded; outside Kent: £118 +VAT
Group price: within Kent: £420 +VAT; outside Kent: £665 +VAT.

Date: Thursday 13 February 2020 
Time: 09:30 - 15:30
Venue: Trinity Resource Centre Limited, Holy Trinity Church, St Marys Avenue, Margate, Kent, CT9 3TN
Individual price: within Kent: KCC funded; outside Kent: £118 +VAT
Group price: within Kent: £420 +VAT; outside Kent: £665 +VAT.

Personal Development EIF Workshop

Consider the effectiveness of provision on...

Date: Tuesday 25 February 2020
Time: 09:30 - 12:30
Venue: Howfield Manor Hotel, Howfield Lane, Chartham Hatch, Canterbury, Kent, CT4 7HQ
Individual price: within Kent: £40 +VAT; outside Kent: £60 +VAT
Group price: within Kent: £210; outside Kent: £385 +VAT

Best Practice Guidance Workshop for Early Years Settings

The workshop will provide an introduction to the new...

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Date: Monday 2 March 2020 CANTERBURY SETTINGS ONLY
Time: 09:30 - 12:30
Venue: Riverside Vineyard Church, Thanet Way, Whitstable, Kent, CT5 3JQ
Individual price:KCC funded for settings within Kent 

Date: Monday 9 March 2020 SWALE SETTINGS ONLY
Time: 09:30 - 12:30
Venue: MIDAS Centre - Meadowfield School, Meadowfield School, Swanstree Avenue, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 4NL 
Individual price: KCC funded for settings within Kent 

Bring on the Boys

Interactive workshop to strengthen practitioners knowledge and...

Date: Tuesday 3 March 2020
Time: 13:00 - 16:00
Venue: Aylesham Business Hub, Ackholt Road, Aylesham, Canterbury, Kent, CT3 3AJ
Individual price: within Kent: £40 +VAT; outside Kent: £60 +VAT
Group price: within Kent: £210; outside Kent: £385 +VAT

English as an Additional Language in the Early Years

To be able to confidently support...

Date:  Wednesday 4 March 2020
Time: 09:30 - 12:30
Venue: Trinity Resource Centre Limited, Holy Trinity Church, St Marys Avenue, Margate, Kent, CT9 3TN
Individual price: within Kent: £80 +VAT; outside Kent: £118 +VAT
Group price: within Kent: £420; outside Kent: £665 +VAT

Entering or Developing? Making Accurate Judgements in the Early Years

This half day course will support you to understand the requirements for...

Date: Thursday 5 March 2020
Time: 09:30 - 12:30
Venue: Maidstone Masonic Centre, Cornwallis Suite, Courtenay Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 6LF
Individual price: within Kent: £40 +VAT; outside Kent: £60 +VAT
Group price: within Kent: £210; outside Kent: £385 +VAT

Targeted Support for Communication and Language

This targeted level communication and language training builds on...

Date: Tuesday 10 March 2020
Time: 09:30 - 12:30
Venue: Maidstone Masonic Centre, Cornwallis Suite, Courtenay Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 6LF
Individual price: within Kent: £40 +VAT; outside Kent: £60 +VAT

Early Years and Childcare Service Business Conference - One Peak at a Time

If you find running a childcare business in...

Date: Wednesday 11 March 2020 
Time: 09:30 - 16:30
Venue: Village Hotel Maidstone, Castle View, Forstal Road, Sandling, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 3AQ
Individual price: £110 +VAT

The Kent County Council funded offer

The Kent County Council (KCC) funded offer via The Education People is available to providers of early education and/or childcare within KCC’s geographical boundaries, registered with Ofsted or the Department for Education and/or with KCC to deliver Free Entitlement places; this includes:

  • Private, voluntary and independent group providers
  • Out of school childcare providers
  • Eligible childminders
  • Schools and academies admitting children under four.

*Please note that non-eligible childminders can access some elements of the offer only.