Our program-focused professional development training is designed to inspire and enhance the skills of your entire team. With a focus on early and middle childhood education and care services, our range of practical courses will address the learning needs of your whole team.

 

These courses are designed to help educators analyse their current knowledge and practices and to understand requirements under the regulations and National Quality Standards. They will help services to focus on and plan for continuous improvement.

 

Our highly experienced facilitators use a variety of interactive techniques to ensure that all levels of educators get the most out of each session. Our aim is to develop and enhance educators’ skills and knowledge so that they feel confident and comfortable when translating their learning and the Early Years Learning Framework and My Time Our Place into professional practice.

 

Our incredibly popular courses focus on a range of practical skills including:

  • Programming
  • Documentation
  • Assessment and rating
  • Children’s behaviour

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Email: training@cela.org.au or call: 1800 157 818

 

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Practical Approaches to Programming and Documentation – NESA Registered PD

“Getting an audience is hard. Sustaining an audience is hard. It demands a consistency of thought, of purpose and action over a long period of time.” – Bruce Springsteen

 

So much of our time is spent planning and documenting children’s learning that sometimes we ask: who are we doing it for? This interactive and thought-provoking workshop will identify who your audience is and how best to communicate with them. We will explore how to capture and sustain their interest as well as visually representing the ideas of educators and children. This is an essential workshop for those wanting their audience to engage with their planning, program and documentation.

 

QUALITY AREAS – 1, 4, 5, 6 & 7

 

 

Completing Practical approaches on Programming and documentation will contribute 5 hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Registered PD
addressing 3.3.2 and 6.2.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

  Date:

Thu, 25 Jul
Mon, 23 Sep

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Practical Approaches to Programming and Documentation – Action Learning Series – NESA Registered PD

Transform your learning into high quality practice. Our new action learning series consists of the following:

  • 2 hour webinar session
  • Self-paced learning supported through our online platform
  • Face to face session

So much of our time is spent planning and documenting children’s learning that sometimes we ask: who are we doing it for? This interactive and thought-provoking workshop will identify who your audience is and how best to communicate with them. We will explore how to capture and sustain their interest as well as visually representing the ideas of educators and children. This is an essential workshop for those wanting their audience to engage with their planning, program and documentation.

 

Participants will need to commit to the full series.

 

QUALITY AREAS – 1, 4, 5, 6 & 7

 

 

Completing Practical approaches on Programming and documentation contributes 5 hours of QTC Registered PD addressing 3.3.2 and 6.2.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.
Participants must attend the full series to be eligible for the accredited hours

  Date:

Mon, 3 & 24 Jun

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Taking Literacy Outdoors – NESA Registered PD

This workshop will provide practical ideas for reaching your more physically active learners. We will explore the benefits of risky play for children and ways to encourage healthy risk taking, while learning how risk promotes social competence, self-regulation and problem solving.

 

We will also discover how to involve literacy experiences in the different types of physical play that occur outdoors in ways that enrich the play and promote understanding around the purpose of reading, writing and communicating.

 

QUALITY AREAS – 1, 2,3,5 & 6

 

 

Completing Taking Literacy Outdoors contributes 5 hours of QTC Registered PD addressing 2.5.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.
Participants must attend the full series to be eligible for the accredited hours.

  Date:
Thu, 18 Jul

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Acknowledging and Celebrating Aboriginal Australia – A starting point – NESA Registered PD

As mainstream services, we often feel that we should be acknowledging and celebrating Aboriginal Australia in our service program. But where do we begin? And how do we enable others to understand the importance of this rich and diverse culture?

 

This workshop is designed to provide educators with a clearer understanding of how to acknowledge and celebrate Aboriginal Australia in their service. We will explore ideas/ strategies about how and who to engage with and why it is important to embed aboriginal perspectives into the service program.

 

QUALITY AREAS – 1,4,5 & 6

 

 

Completing Acknowledging and celebrating Aboriginal Australia – a starting point will contribute 5 hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Registered PD addressing 1.4.2 and 1.2.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

  Date:
Fri, 7 Jun
Tue, 15 Oct

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Interested in our courses but can’t make the date or location?

Don’t worry, we can tailor the course to your needs and are happy to come to you.

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Expert training from CELA

As the peak body for Australia’s early and middle childhood education sector, CELA has developed a reputation for excellence in early and middle childhood professional development. Our highly experienced facilitators have trained thousands of industry professionals across Australia.

Meet our facilitators

CELA’s Learning and Development facilitators come from a wide range of early education backgrounds, equipping them with practical sector based experience which is second to none.  All our facilitators have a common passion for meaningful growth in every educators practice, resulting in better outcomes for children.

 

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