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The Psychology for Learning and Teaching in the Early Years – Northern Centre

Course description

Understanding how young children learn is critical to effective practice; however professionals are often faced with a variety of competing psychological theories and explanations. This in-depth seminar will offer a broad understanding of these psychological theories which attempt to explain how we develop as learners.

Throughout this thought provoking day Dr. Ioanna Palaiologou will demonstrate that all educational practices are underpinned by one or more of these theories and that both theory and practice evolve over time. Delegates will be given the opportunity to explore and identify problems in learning and the implications for the teaching of young children and together begin to discover the possible psychological reasons for such difficulties.


  • Gain a deeper knowledge of psychology theory.
  • An understanding of how the different theories relate to the development of learning.
  • Clarity around the implications this has for teaching young children.
Course type One Day Course
Led by Dr. Ioanna Palaiologou
Price £200.00 exc. VAT

Additional Delegate
£150.00 exc. VAT
Audience Headteachers, Senior Leaders & EYFS Leaders

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