Early Years Peer Observation Training

Are you looking for something completely unique to share best practice in early years observations within your setting and develop observations in early years skills with your staff? Then look no further than our peer observation training resource Peer Observations: the 5 Minute Method!

We’ve taken our sister company’s popular early years Peer Observation training course and developed it into a deliver-it-yourself training package. This product comes complete with activities, delivery notes, and finally, a PowerPoint slideshow for both managers and staff. Importantly, it also comes with a Peer Observation Matrix. This is a skills analysis tool for everyone in the setting that means making progress is easy.

The early years observations package contents are of the highest calibre, something you have come to expect from the Foundation Focus brand. Course delivery time has been designed to be one 2 hour session for staff and one hour long session for managers, including activities and discussion. Timings can be tailored to suit the specific needs of your staff and most of all your setting.

This early years Peer Observations training product can be purchased from our shop.

The Learning Objectives from this Peer Observation: the 5 Minute Method course are:

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  • Supporting staff in reflection on their own practice
  • Staff getting the most out of observing and being observed
  • Helping staff feel confident when they are being observed
  • Preparing staff for an observation by an Ofsted inspector
  • Preparing managers to support staff through supervisions


Peer Observations in Early Years

This early years Peer Observation training and development tool is available on a USB and has an accompanying folder with all the contents printed out for you. In addition, we can personalise this with your logo, nursery name etc, for a small fee.

You are free to use the peer observations in early years training as many times as you like. If the contents are updated due to regulatory changes then we will offer you an update for a small fee.

Alternatively, our reputable sister company, MBK Training Ltd., can deliver this Peer Observation in Early Years course for you in their modern training facilities and also your setting. Contact them if you would like to receive a quote.