CELA has been supporting the professional needs of the early and middle childhood sector for 40 years. Our early childhood and middle childhood professional development programs have been designed by sector experts to support the NQF outcomes, the EYLF and MTOP. Every course provides a practical, hands-on approach to professional development training for all levels of experience and qualification.
As the peak body for Australia’s early and middle childhood education sector, we have developed a reputation for professional development excellence. Our highly experienced facilitators have trained thousands of industry professionals across Australia.
NESA endorsed provider
Community Early Learning Australia (CELA) is endorsed to provide NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Registered Professional Development for teachers accredited at Proficient Teacher Level. Every course offered by CELA contributes to the Teacher Identified PD component of the accreditation requirement and can be customised to meet the needs of your team.
Can’t make training at our venue or on the dates specified? Don’t worry, we can come to you. All of our NESA endorsed professional learning opportunities can be delivered at your service. For more information please call 1800 157 818 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our early and middle childhood professional development courses are grouped into four categories:
These short courses will inspire early childhood educators with the latest information and research on behaviour and development along with useful strategies and program ideas.
Courses designed to address the learning needs and enhance the capabilities of your entire early education and care team.
A rich schedule of courses to give early childhood educators the tools and strategies they need to grow their career as an outstanding educator.
Management and Committee
Management training designed to give new and experienced managers the knowledge and skills to lead with confidence and clarity, as well as training to help management committees’ understanding of compliance and their responsibilities under the NQF.
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Fully flexible training to meet your team’s needs
Or choose from our calendar
We offer a wide range of early and middle childhood professional development and training opportunities for all levels including educators, directors and committee members. All training sessions count towards NESA accreditation.
Our training calendar supports the development of both the early childhood and middle childhood education and care sectors. The calendar includes diverse topics covering leadership and management skills, growth in professional practice, and excellence in delivering the best outcomes for children. An exciting program of contemporary learning that will leave you feeling inspired and ensure that you’re on top of the latest research and thinking.
Need specific training on a date and topic that suits you?
Our expert educators will tailor the content to meet the needs of your team. You choose the date, location and topic and we’ll come to you.