These activities have been developed through the sharing of practice within the regional subject coaching networks, as part of the National Teaching and Learning Change Programme (NTLCP). They support the development of active learning approaches in the delivery of Society, health and development.

A child preparing for a painting activity

Developing objective observation skills

These activities are suitable for teaching Society, health and development programmes at level 2 but can also be adapted to levels 1 and 3. They are based on existing observation materials and booklets.

Observing children at play

Introduction to principles of lifespan development

These activities allow learners to explore review and extend the topic of lifespan development.

Learners in discussion with teacher/trainer

Introduction to safeguarding

These activities allow learners to work co-operatively to review and extend their learning of safeguarding and to consider the implications for workplace-based practice.