All Training Areas

Leadership

The Directors Toolkit: Leadership & Advocacy - Webinar

In this session participants will think about leadership and their role and what makes a good leader, they will also learn to understand their own leadership style. Participants will also discuss current issues of advocacy and reflect on their own role as an advocate.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

7, 4, 5, 6

Leadership

Upcoming Dates

Thu, 29 Jul 21

Thu, 14 Oct 21

Program and Practice

Understanding Play Theory - Webinar

This session will unpack Play Theory as an important lens in which to view children’s engagement with the ‘unreal’ world.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 5

Programmingchild relationships

Upcoming Dates

Fri, 30 Jul 2021

Tue, 28 Sep 2021

Governance

Prepare Your Team For Assessment And Rating - Webinar

Assessment and rating can be a stressful process for educators and service leaders, but it needn't be that way!

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 5, 4

Assessment & Rating

Upcoming Dates

Mon, 2 Aug 2021

Mon, 27 Sep 2021

Tue, 26 Oct 2021

Governance

Self Assessment 1: Supporting The Why, What And How Of Quality Practices - Webinar

This 2-hour session will focus on the process of self-assessment and support participants to make visible their key practices against the NQS.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

7

Upcoming Dates

Tue, 3 Aug 2021

Mon, 13 Sep 2021

Tue, 5 Oct 2021

Governance

Self Assessment 2: Using The Self-Assessment Tool: Strategies To Turn QIP Strengths Into Visible And Evidence Based Practice - Webinar

In this session we will explore how the ACECQA Self-assessment tool can support the identification of key practices and evidence.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

7

Upcoming Dates

Tue, 3 Aug 2021

Tue, 14 Sep 2021

Tue, 12 Oct 2021

Program and Practice

Numeracy In The Early Years - Webinar

During this session you will be given an overview of basic mathematics and numeracy skills appropriate for this age group, and what this looks like in a play-based, ECEC setting. Educators will walk away with practical strategies and hands-on activities to aid them in developing their own understanding of numeracy, in order encourage children's curiosity for learning, problem solving and effective communication.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 5

Programming

Upcoming Dates

Wed, 4 Aug 2021

Fri, 1 Oct 2021

Fri, 19 Nov 2021

Program and Practice

Acknowledging And Celebrating Aboriginal Australia: A Starting Point - 2 Part Webinar Series

A guiding principle of the National Quality Framework (NQF) is that Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures are valued. But where do we begin, and how do we enable others to understand the importance of this rich and diverse culture?

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 4, 5, 6, 3

Programming

Upcoming Dates

4 & 11 Aug 21

8 & 15 Oct 21

Leadership

The Directors Toolkit: Working With Management: Planning & Policy - Webinar

This session will explore how to plan and develop policy including strategic planning, planning for ongoing quality improvement and succession planning.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

7

Leadership

Upcoming Dates

Thu, 05 Aug 21

Thu, 21 Oct 21

Program and Practice

How The Exceeding Themes Influence Your Practices - Webinar

This session will enable participants to ‘unpack’ each exceeding theme in relation to the what and why, and to understand the process of identifying how your practices go above and beyond.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

4, 7

Programming

Upcoming Dates

Fri, 06 Aug 21

Mon, 23 Aug 21

Tue, 19 Oct 21

Staffing

Educator Wellbeing: Filling An Empty Bucket - Webinar

This webinar will explore where you find your ‘flow’ and what depletes your energy. It is important for educators to identify what fills their bucket and enable them to be present when working with children and their team mates.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

4, 7

Wellbeing

Upcoming Dates

Mon, 09 Aug 21

Wed, 13 Oct 21

Families and Communities

Vulnerable & Valuable: Understanding And Working With Children From Disadvantaged Backgrounds - Webinar

During this webinar educators will reflect on what is disadvantage and how this impacts on a child’s development as well as behaviour, relationships and participation.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

4, 5, 6

child relationshipschildren and family wellbeingProgramming

Upcoming Dates

Tue, 10 Aug 2021

Wed, 20 Oct 2021

Leadership

The Directors Toolkit: The Team: Staff Relationships - Webinar

This session will look at team relationships, what makes an effective team, communication and conflict resolution. Participants will explore strategies to support the wellbeing of their team and provide opportunities for development of team skills and relationships.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

7, 4

Leadership

Upcoming Dates

Thu, 12 Aug 21

Thu, 28 Oct 21

Our Learning and Development Approach

Over 7,000 early educators, across all qualification levels, participated in learning and development with CELA in 2020. CELA has a strong vision and philosophy for professional learning, built over our 40 year history as the peak body for Australia’s early and middle childhood education sector. 

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CELA 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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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.

Inservice Training

Inservice Training

While our training calendar is extensive, we know that sometimes you need a more targeted approach. Our learning and development specialists can tailor your training to be delivered where, when and how you need it. 

Mentoring

Mentoring

We offer a unique mentoring program that can be completely tailored to your needs and specifications. Based on sound educational practice and specialist expertise, our mentors provide one-on-one and group sessions to support professional progress.

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CELA’s Registered Training Organisation (RTO ID: 90842) provides accredited, nationally recognised qualifications including our child protection training for childcare, early and middle childhood educators. We use high-quality, customised training and assessment materials written by subject matter experts to meet the unique requirements of the early childhood sector.

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