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Do you want to learn how to enhance children's early learning experiences through innovative and engaging educational methodologies?
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Innovative Educational Approaches

Course Contents

Topics covered:
        1- The Waldorf Steiner Approach
        2- The Montessori Method
        3- The Reggio Emilia Approach
        4- The Pikler Approach
        5- Forest School
This fully-online course comprises 5 in-depth weekly sessions, with programme materials available for 14 weeks to allow students to work through contents at their own pace, in any location or setting. An interactive ebook and weekly assessment structure aids easy material revision, as does our extensive group forum where individuals can interact with the course assessors and other students.

Innovative Educational Approaches explores various early childhood educational methodologies that aim to create engaging learning environments, as well as foster cognitive and social-emotional development of young children. The course is designed to help nannies explore and understand the basics of these methodologies, allowing them to implement them with children in domestic homes. By the end of the course, nannies will have acquired the knowledge, skills, and confidence to implement these innovative educational approaches in their caregiving practice effectively.

Innovative Educational Approaches

Course Features

Level: Intermediate - Advanced

Study time: 75 hours

Assessment format: Exam and Essay

  • Course Overview

    Specifically designed for nannies, Innovative Educational Approaches is a transformative course that provides the tools and knowledge to harness the power of early childhood educational methodologies in the family home. From foundational concepts to practical implementation, nannies will learn how to create nurturing spaces where children can explore their creativity, enhance communication skills, regulate emotions, and develop a lifelong love for learning. 
  • Certification Included

    Upon successful completion of this course, students earn an International Nanny Institute certificate. Gaining this qualification is an excellent way to impress future employers, as it is issued by a well-established, premium, leading nanny agency, International Nanny Ltd. 

Career Session

Enrol today and reap the benefits of a career webinar session with International Nanny founder, and recruiter expert, Dr. Zaida R. Pérez. In this session, you will gain valuable insights about career options and job opportunities. 
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Meet the Academic Team

Sam Sach

Sam is an Early Years teacher from the UK, with Qualified Teacher Status and Early Years Professional status. She has worked across the Early Years sector, including working as a nanny, and has a master's degree in Childhood Studies and Early Years. Sam currently works as a trainer and assessor for Early Years practitioners and Special Educational Needs coordinators, which fits well with her own passion for professional development and raising standards across the sector.

Tamazine Rosa

Tamazine is a qualified teacher with a background in early childhood development. She holds a bachelor's degree in Human Development and Family Studies from Pennsylvania State University, a PGCE from Sunderland University and a BDA Accredited Level 5 Certificate in Dyslexia. During the past 15 years, Tamazine has worked in both private and public sectors of early years and primary education and has held various positions including working as a maternity night nurse, a nanny, a caretaker/educator of young children with Special Needs and a Classroom Learning Specialist. 

Dr. Zaida Rodrigo Pérez

Zaida has over 20 years of experience in Higher Education, lecturing and researching at an International level.
Zaida holds a PhD in Management; she is a Chartered Marketer and has PGCE.
Zaida has been highly interested in psychology and child development. Therefore, she was awarded a University Certificate in Psychology from Derby University; she is a Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator and has a dual Master’s Degree in Child and Adolescent Psychology and Emotional Intelligence.

Investing in your educational and professional development by enrolling in the Innovative Educational Approaches course ensures you can:

Increased Job Opportunities

Enhance your qualifications and differentiate yourself in the job market to propel you towards new job opportunities that can lead to higher-paying positions.

Showcase your Adaptability

Develop skills in tailoring early childhood methodologies to meet the unique needs, interests, and developmental stages of each child. 

Personal Fulfilment

Enrolling in a course about early childhood methodologies can fulfil your personal desire for growth, learning, and making a positive impact on children's lives.

Our students love us

I wish I had taken this course earlier because I learned so much and it was very engaging. 
Caroline K.
I liked the course and found all the information very interesting. I was happy with the course. Thank you!
Eveline A. 
Very informative and extremely necessary.
Fiona D.
I liked the course because I could do it at my own pace and learn wherever I was. The explanations were great too.
Elisabeth U.
Very useful information and a good foundation of knowledge to apply to working with children, thanks!
Jana B.
Thank you very much for the great course!
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Money-Back Guarantee

We want you to feel completely satisfied with your learning experience, that's why we offer a 15-day money-back guarantee! If, within the first 15 days of the course, you find that it doesn't meet your expectations or you're not enjoying it as much as we hope, just let us know, and we'll issue you a full refund. We believe in the value of our programme and are committed to providing a positive and enriching experience that will help build your knowledge and confidence. Your satisfaction is our priority!
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Innovative Educational Approaches offers nannies a deep dive into popular methodologies in early childhood education. Throughout the course, nannies explore the fundamental principles, techniques, and practical applications of each methodology. They gain insights into creating dynamic and engaging learning environments, nurturing cognitive and social-emotional development, and tailoring approaches to meet each child's specific needs. Empowered with knowledge, skills, and confidence, nannies are encouraged to implement these innovative educational approaches in their daily caregiving practice. By doing so, they contribute to the holistic development of children, fostering a love for learning and supporting their overall growth and well-being.

Are you ready to develop your skill set as a professional nanny?

Innovative Educational Approaches

This course explores innovative educational approaches that enhance the development and learning of children.

Innovative Educational Approaches


Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I enrol in a nanny course?

In a competitive field like nannying, trust is paramount. By showcasing a recognised professional qualification on your CV, you distinguish yourself as a trustworthy and competent caregiver in the eyes of employers.
Moreover, our courses not only equip you with a comprehensive understanding of childcare but also provide you with a fresh skill set to excel in your future roles. You will emerge from our courses with enhanced expertise, ready to make a positive impact in your next position.

I already have experience with children, what can I gain by enrolling in an official International Nanny Institute course?

Whether you are currently working as a nanny or considering entering the field, it is never too late to enhance your professional profile and revitalize your skill set with a professional nanny qualification. Our courses are designed to introduce you to essential skills, concepts, and methodologies that can be seamlessly integrated into your daily routine, ultimately benefiting the children under your care. Embrace the opportunity to elevate your expertise and make a lasting impact in your role as a nanny.

Are all the courses fully online, or do I have to be present in a physical classroom?

All of our courses are entirely online. You can study on any device that has an internet connection, and there is no need to be present in a physical classroom.

Can I study offline or do I need internet connection?

Unfortunately our courses are not available offline, and you do need a stable internet connection in order to complete them.

Can I study on my iPad, tablet, iPhone or smartphone?

Of course, you can! The International Nanny Institute is fully responsive on all kinds of electronic and devices. For the best experience, you can use the mobile version of Google Chrome, if your device supports it.

What type of courses do you offer?

At the International Nanny Institute, our professional nanny courses are carefully developed to equip nannies for their caregiving roles. These comprehensive courses cover a wide range of topics, providing nannies with a deep understanding of effective childcare within a domestic environment.

How long will it take to complete the courses?

Our courses can take anywhere from 6 hours to 75 hours to complete depending on the course.

What happens if I don't pass the exams? Can I retake the course?

Rest assured, in the event that you do not pass the exams on your first attempt, there's no need to worry. You will have the opportunity to retake them. However, we highly recommend revisiting the readings, materials, and slide presentations, dedicating extra time to studying and adequately preparing for the exams. You are welcome to retake the exams as many times as necessary to ensure your success.

Once I complete the training courses, will International Nanny offer me a job?

Once you have successfully completed a course, you have the option to enhance your CV or resume with it and apply to a wide range of desired jobs or agencies. Additionally, as a student of our Institute, you are encouraged to explore the various opportunities available on the International Nanny website, giving you an added advantage with our Institute's certificate.
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