22/23 Promoting Cultural Diversity and Equality of Opportunity in EYFS (Delivery Partner: T&W Multicultural Development Team)

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Early Years


EAL Equality and Diversity
English as an Additional Language (EAL)

Event Details

Start Date and Time Thursday 23 March 1:00 pm
End Date and Time Thursday 23 March 3:00 pm
Qamar Maqsood
David Lord
Location Online Event
Parking No

Event Prices

Subscriber Credit Cost
Subscriber Cost 90.00
PAYG Credit Cost
PAYG Cost 90.00


This course will outline the statutory duties of practitioners to eliminate discrimination, promote equality of opportunity and foster good relations in EYFS. Ensuring the latest OFSTED criteria is met and examined in relation to individual settings.

Key strategies to support language development through quality first teaching and learning in a culturally and linguistically supportive environment for all learners, especially EAL, in EYFS.

It will provide practical suggestions for activities that introduce children to a diversity of cultures and to reflect the cultures of all children within the setting, opening children's eyes to different cultures, ethnicities and faiths, focussed on the festivals throughout a year.

A range of useful resources and websites will be recommended to delegates.

To book a place, please email cpdschoolimprovement@telford.gov.uk and include course title, date and time. 

T&W will invoice schools direct, however, should you wish to use credits, please contact CPD@UCS administration on 01743 297168 and we will make the booking on your behalf (credit cost 2.5)


Delegates will:

  • understand why the promotion of equality and diversity is essential in Early Years
  • understand the role of the setting in promoting equality of opportunity and fostering good relations under the 2010 Equality Act
  • develop approaches to exploring different cultures in Early Years that avoid stereotyping and tokenism and help children explore their own and others identities
  • be aware of practical ways of ensuring that the learning environment reflects the cultural experiences of all children, including those from minority ethnic groups
  • develop the use and development of first language within the setting
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