L&D: Personal, Social & Emotional Development – Part 2/3

May 14th, 2013

Aspect: Self-confidence & Self-awareness


This is the third blog in our series on the 7 areas of learning & development (L&D). So far we have looked at what the 7 areas of L&D are and have discussed why they are important. We are currently looking at the first of the 7 areas of learning & development – Personal, Social & Emotional development. There are three aspects that fall within this area and our previous blog discussed the ‘Making Relationships’ aspect. In this blog we move to the second of the three aspects – Self-confidence & Self-awareness.

Self-confidence & Self-awareness

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I hope these suggested activities have given you some inspiration. You could incorporate them into your planning as ad hoc activities or as part of a wider theme. For example the Show & tell activity could be part of a month’s theme on cultures. In our next blog in the series we move to look at the final aspect within the Personal, Social & Emotional development area of L&D: Managing feelings & behaviour.

Thanks for reading,


Source used in the document:

Early Years Foundation Stage Framework, DfE 2012

Development Matters in the Early Years Foundation Stage, DfE 2012


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