Realise partners with early years CPD and webinar specialist


We are proud to announce that we have further improved our early years offering by forging a new partnership with a trail blazing online training platform.

Partnership announcement:

Realise has reached an agreement with Kinderly to give all its early years apprentices the chance to further develop their skills and knowledge by accessing Kinderly Learn’s webinars and early years courses.

Realise has 1,670 early years apprentices across more than 1,000 employers.

Expanding opportunities for early years apprentices:

Karen Derbyshire, Operations Director Early Years at Realise, said: “We are delighted to have partnered with Kinderly Learn to offer our apprentices even more opportunities to learn and develop their careers.

“Kinderly Learn offers CPD accredited webinars that our apprentices can watch either live or at a time that suits them and their employer, covering an incredible array of topics.

“We’re always looking for ways to improve the learning experience for our early years apprentices and this is another example of that commitment.”

Introducing Kinderly Learn – a hub for early years CPD

Created in partnership with UfI, PACEY, Bath Spa University and Achievement for All, Kinderly Learn has provided CPD to the early years sector through its online platform since 2020.

Weekly webinars aim to keep practitioners up-to-date with key changes in the sector, deepen their pedagogical knowledge and highlight strategies available to them.

There are more than 200 webinars available on-demand on the platform delivered by a wide range of early years experts as well as a new live webinar covering a range of topics every Wednesday evening.

Philippa Glass, Operations Director at Kinderly Learn, on the collaboration:

Philippa Glass, Operations Director at Kinderly Learn, said: “We’re really excited about partnering with Realise and extending our reach to help the sector provide affordable and accessible CPD.

“We are passionate about ensuring all children have a great start in life, regardless of their background or economic circumstances.

“We work with leading experts to ensure we provide a platform of reliable advice and latest thinking. I’m sure the Realise apprentices will really appreciate the additional support on top of the already excellent training they receive.”

Learners can choose the webinars that interest them. Topics include supporting challenging behaviour, supporting SEND, preparing for Ofsted, supporting learning and play, managing transitions and many more.

To find out more about Kinderly Learn, the CPD and webinar platform, visit:

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