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Using Provocations to Support Learning: Practical Ways to Use Provocations Across the Early Years Setting

Provocations are eye-catching, interesting or unusual objects that 'hook' children in and inspire talk. They are an engaging way to develop children’s interests in different topics and there are many ways in which they can be used.

  • Explore how provocations can be used to develop child-led learning
  • Give examples of a variety of provocations
  • Develop your understanding of provocations
1 hour
£99 + VAT
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About this course

The Path to Success tells us that children need exciting experiences to enable them to better engage with a variety of topics, and spark their curiosity in new knowledge and ideas.

This training will:

  • Explore how provocations can be used to develop children’s questioning skills
  • Develop your understanding of how to successfully use provocations to engage children in learning
  • Support you in developing a more child-led approach to learning



This course is appropriate for EYFS.

  • EYFS Leads
  • EYFS Practitioners
  • Staff new to the EYFS


If there are no livestream dates currently planned, please contact us on 01206 625 626 or email us at and we will work with you to find a suitable date.

How to access this course

This course is easy-to-access in any of the below formats...

  • On-demand recording, with 30 days access to watch at a time and location to suit you!
  • School-wide license, for every member of staff in your school to watch for a period of 30 days. Please contact us to purchase your school-wide license for this course.
  • An INSET or after-school twilight at your school, tailored to your requirements. Contact us for your personalised quote.

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This course as an INSET Day

Our in-service training provides exciting and dynamic ways to inspire, challenge and develop your staff, whether they are Teaching Assistants, Teachers or Senior Leadership.

Your first point of contact would be with our Head Office team, who will identify your needs and priorities and ensure that the accompanying training materials we provide are of the very best quality.

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