Equality in the early years

 Training Opportunities

February / March 2013

 Introduction to Equality

Adam Conference Room, John Muir House, Haddington, EH41 3HA

Friday 15th of February 9.30am -11.30am or Monday 18th March 2-4pm

 An introduction to the principles of equal opportunities and its important in early year’s services. Find out about the Equality Act and how you can show that you are meeting the needs of all those who need to access your services.

 Including Children with Additional Support Needs

Esk Room 1, Brunton Theatre, Ladywell Way, Musselburgh, EH21 6AF

Tuesday 5th March:  9.30-11.30am

 An opportunity to think more about inclusion and gain practical advice about how you can include children with additional support needs in early years settings. This course is  delivered by the East Lothian Council Children’s Services Disability Team.

 Working with Gypsy Traveller Families

Adam Conference Room, John Muir House, Haddington, EH41 3HA

Tuesday 19th March:  9.30-11.30am

 Learn more about life in Gypsy Traveller families including culture, lifestyle and accessing services. Delivered by Shelter, this course will help you to think about how to work with and include Gypsy Travellers in your service.

 All Courses are FREE of charge and are open to all those working in early years services in East Lothian.

 How to Book

To book your place on any of the above courses, please contact Pauline McLaren on 01620 82 9947 or email pmclaren@eastlothian.gov.uk

Please let us know if you have any special requirements that will allow you to fully participate in each session e.g. access requirements.

For more information about any of these courses, please contact Rebecca Spillane, Equalities Officer on 01620 827134 or email equalities@eastlothian.gov.uk . If there is any training on specific equality issues that you are interested in taking part in, please email equalities@eastlothian.gov.uk

Equality in Early Years Training Feb and March 2013