An Introduction to Early Years Teacher Standards

Get fully up to date with the Teachers Standards (Early Years) by finding out about the latest requirements and how they have changed since you achieved Early Years Professional Status. This short course is great for anyone who qualified as an Early Years Professional or Early Years Teacher a while ago and is looking for a refresher.


Who is this for?

This short course is available to anyone who has achieved Early Years Professional Status or Early Years Teacher Status and is looking to refresh their knowledge.

What are the benefits?

This programme will bring you fully up to date with the latest Early Years Teachers Standards.

How is it delivered?

The course is delivered entirely online and will:

  • Introduce you to the Teachers’ Standards (Early Years)
  • Explain requirements for Early Years Teacher Status
  • Develop networking opportunities for existing EYPs
  • Provide opportunities for reflection and review

Typically, participants will finish the course within 18 weeks:


Content/ requirement

Week 0

Pre-course reading and task

Week 1

Webinar presentation

Week 3-5

2x study packs and online discussions

Week 6-10

2x study packs and online discussions

Between weeks 3 and 10

School visit

Between weeks 14 and 18



Assessment is through a 2,000 word assignment and on successful completion, you will receive a certificate that confirms you have successful undertaken a course of study focused on the Teachers’ Standards (Early Years).

What does it cost?

The course costs £75. This includes full access to the Best Practice Network learning environment for 6 months, as well as membership to our Early Years Network.

How to apply

Please complete the below form.

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