The Child's Developing Mind

The Child's Developing Mind

Free for apprentices
£60+vat for all other nursery employees.

Course Overview

Aims

To provide students

  • with a basic understanding of the functions of the conscious and subconscious minds, as they apply to young children
  • With an understanding of negative programming and how that can affect children later in life
  • With opportunities to develop resources / tools to support child safety in the road environment

Objectives

Students will be able to

  • identify the functions of the conscious and subconscious minds
  • Understand the psychological and physiological limitations of young children
  • Develop effective techniques to support a child’s basic understanding of safe practices in the road/traffic environment
  • Use positive programming techniques to reduce the risk of unintended consequences

Conscious Mind

  • Estimated that the conscious mind represents around 10-15% of the mind
  • Controlled by the left side of the brain
  • Applies Logic
  • Always analyses and criticises
  • Manages short term memories
  • Its language is verbal
  • Has a sense of humour
  • It acts a guard to the subconscious!

Subconscious Mind

  • Estimated that the subconscious represents around 80-85% of the mind
  • Controlled by the right side of the brain
  • Cannot analyse or criticise
  • Takes every piece of information literally
  • Cannot distinguish between pretend and real
  • Has no sense of humour
  • Its language is imagination (visual/Creativity)
  • Its main function is to protect the owner
  • It runs all programmes that it considers protective (life support)
  • Never forgets
  • Lives in the now with no sense of time

Course Pricing

Apprentices

Free
  • 12-hour inc e-learning module
    and practical training
  • For all Eden Apprentices.

Existing customers

£ 60
+VAT
  • 12-hour inc e-learning module
    and practical training
  • For existing Eden customers, that aren't apprentices.

New customers

£ 90
+VAT
  • 12-hour inc e-learning module
    and practical training
  • For new Eden customers.

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