A variety of Welsh and bilingual resources have been produced specifically for Cam wrth Gam candidates and students. These resources assist candidates/students to prepare a portfolio, plan activities to use during their work placement in order complete their training successfully.
Resources available are as follows:
Dysgu Chwarae (CD-Rom)
This Cd-Rom is a bilingual resource on the Foundation Phase, which has been created specifically for Cam wrth Gam students who are studying to become early years practitioners. The resource is also valuable to all practitioners working in an early years setting.
This is a comprehensive resource of 180 activities supported by three hours of short video clips to assist with preparing exciting educational activities to use in the Foundation Phase. This resource includes six themes, with each theme sub-divided into ten teaching areas. In each section there are three activities that promote the areas of learning of the Foundation Phase. Printable resource sheets are included for each teaching area and all activities.
Dysgu Chwarae . . . gyda Dewin 1 (Welsh language only)
this includes two Cd-Rom's that coincides with the Dysgu Chwarae themes which includes interactive games and activities for children up to 7 years old
|£14.99 each from Siop Mabon a Mabli|
|Defnyddio Dewin (Welsh language only)||This DVD includes 5 units on how to use the Dewin puppet|
|An Introduction to the Foundation Phase Framework||This DVD shows how to plan in the Foundation Phase. Examples are provided on how to use Dysgu Chwarae to enrich the provision and specific task which have been created by the practitioner.|
|Learning Through Landscapes||This DVD emphasises the importance of the outdoor environment within the Foundation Phase and how to enrich the provision within this field.|
|Gweithredu’r Cyfnod Sylfaen||This DVD provides valuable guidance for students training in the early years field. It shows good practice within the Foundation Phase, from the planning with the children to the leadership of the practitioners but most importantly it shows children enjoying learning through play.|
|Dysgu Trwy Chwarae||This DVD shows good practice when introducing language and communication skills for children in the outside environment within the Foundation Phase. It also presents ideas on how to create outdoor areas suitable for the Foundation Phase.|
|Getting Started||This video helps new candidates starting the Childrens Care, Learning and Development Level 3 course to use the holistic approach to studying from Day 1. The video demonstrates the importance of working with an assessor to develop an assessment plan and shows an example of an actual assessment in an early years setting.|
|Health and Safety||This video helps candidates to understand and implement health and safety procedures in the early years setting and also how to conduct a risk assessment.|
|Special Educational Needs||This video demonstrates the importance of inclusion in early years settings and includes a presentation ‘Living in a Disabling World’ by Alison John who is an advocate of inclusion.|
|Child Development||This video presented by Lynwen Roberts. Looks at how we can understand the language, emotional, social and physical development of pre-school children through basic observation.|
|Behaviour Management||This video presented by Brian Evans looks at managing behaviour in early years education and provides a tool kit for implementation in settings.|
|Young Artists||This video presented by Rhiannon Steeds, looks at how we can assess child development through art. The video provides a framework to assess child development from ages of 18 months to 5 years old.|
|Byd Geiriau||A delightful series aimed to develop the vocabulary of pupils in the early years.||£14.99 each from Siop Mabon a Mabli|
|Candidate Resources||A collection of useful videos and documents for candidates|
|Resource Room||The Resource Room at Mudiad Meithrin's Integrated Centre, Aberystwyth can be used by candidates and students. It houses a collection of books and reference resources on various aspects of early years care and education.|