Course Name:    The Leuven Scales (POMs)

Date:   4th October 2016                    Time:    9.15am - 3:00pm

Venue:    Harrington Nursery School, Harrington Street, Derby, DE23 8PE

Who The Course Is Aimed At:    EY's & Key Stage One Practitioners 

Name Of Facilitator/s:    Angela Colmar

Description:  The Leuvan Scales developed by professor Ferre Laevers and his team at The Centre for Experiential Education, Leuvan University in Belgium. The Leuvan Scales are an objective way of measuring and supporting children's well-being and levels of involvement.

Well being tells us to what extent the interactions between child and setting lead to the fulfilment of the child's basic needs; involvement tells us how much the child is engaging in activities and how challenging our approach is.  When these two conditions are fulfilled, we know both the social-emotional and cognitive development of the child is secured.

Key Aims:

  1. An understanding of the Leuvan scales and overview of process - orientated monitoring system
  2. An understanding of general interventions / more specific / individual interventions
  3. An understanding of the different uses and applications for the Leuvan scales and monitoring system
  4. A draft action plan of how the scales can be used in your school

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