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Acknowledging And Celebrating First Nations of Australia: A Starting Point - 2 Part Webinar Series

Explore how to deliver respectful experiences of Indigenous histories, cultures and languages, and who to engage with in order to embed authentic First Nations perspectives into your program. 

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 4, 5, 6, 3

ProgrammingAboriginal AustraliaFirst Nations PeopleIndigenous AustraliaOOSH

Upcoming Dates

05 Jul & 12 Jul 22

04 Aug & 11 Aug 22

07 Sep & 14 Sep 22

Program and Practice

Nesa Accredited pd

Literacy In The Early Years - Webinar

- Can you identify emerging literacy skills? 

- Do you know of strategies and tools educators can provide to support these emerging skills?  

- Are you aware of the difference between reading to learn and learning to read? 

This session will help you to understand how to integrate literacy activities into your program, and how to support emerging literacy skills in children.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 5

Programming

Upcoming Dates

Wed, 06 Jul 22

Fri, 05 Aug 22

Tue, 06 Sep 22

Program and Practice

Nesa Accredited pd

Loose Parts Play - Webinar

Many educators are aware of loose parts and have incorporated them into their program, but how much do we understand about loose parts theory? 

Unpack the Theory of Loose Parts in order to understand how they promote discovery and problem solving through inquiry-based learning. 

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 3, 4, 5

ProgrammingOOSH

Upcoming Dates

Wed, 06 Jul 22

Tue, 02 Aug 22

Thu, 01 Sep 22

Program and Practice

Creating a Courageous Culture in Play - Webinar

Risky play is a popular topic in the early education sphere. In this exciting session, renowned outdoor educator and playground designer Lukas Ritson will share why we should be encouraging children to be courageous rather than risky, as well as how to conduct active risk and play assessments.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 3, 5

Upcoming Dates

Thu, 7 Jul 22

OOSH

OOSH Active Supervision - Webinar

Build your knowledge of a range of supervision techniques for before, after and vacation care programs that not only ensure the health and safety of children, but provide a means for building relationships. 

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

2, 3, 7

ProgrammingLeadership

Upcoming Dates

Fri, 8 Jul 2022

Fri, 16 Sep 2022

Wed, 12 Oct 2022

Health and Safety

CHCPRT001: Identify & Respond To Children And Young People At Risk (RTO ID 90842) - 3 Part Webinar Series

CELA has been delivering child protection training as a Registered Training Organisation for over 10 years. This session covers the responsibilities of mandatory reporters in NSW, teaches how to identify significant harm and risk factors, and outlines what's required in the provision of child-safe environments.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

5, 7, 2

Child Protection

Upcoming Dates

11, 18, 25 Jul 22

13, 20, 27 Sep 22

24, 25, 26 Oct 22

Program and Practice

Nesa Accredited pd

Numeracy In The Early Years - Webinar

  • Does using the word 'mathematics' in an ECE setting make you feel uncomfortable? 
  • What mathematical concepts are relevant in a play-based setting? 

This session includes an overview of basic early years mathematics and numeracy skills to give educators the confidence to incorporate numeracy concepts and mathematical based experiences in a play-based program.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 5

Programming

Upcoming Dates

Wed, 13 Jul 22

Wed, 17 Aug 22

Mon, 19 Sep 22

Governance

The Law And Regs For Nominated Supervisors - Webinar

This webinar has been designed to help you to keep ahead in this ever changing climate so that you know your responsibilities and where to find trusted information, and feel confident in supporting your families. 

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

7, 2

OOSH

Upcoming Dates

Thu, 14 Jul 2022

Wed, 17 Aug 2022

Fri, 2 Sep 2022

Program and Practice

Practical Approaches To Programming For New And Inexperienced Educators - Webinar

This 2 hour webinar will identify your current documentation practices and how this fits into the cycle of planning.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 7

Programming

Upcoming Dates

Thu, 14 Jul 2022

Thu, 22 Sep 2022

Fri, 21 Oct 2022

Relationships with Children

Emotion Coaching And Self-regulation - Webinar (2.5hr)

Relationships expert Michelle Cuthbertson will help participants to discover the principles of emotion coaching and self-regulation and how to use associated strategies in your day-to-day relationships with all children, including those who present with behaviours of concern.  

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 5

child relationshipsCommunicationBehaviourSelf-regulationOOSH

Upcoming Dates

Fri, 15 Jul 2022

Tue, 23 Aug 2022

Wed, 14 Sep 2022

Program and Practice

Nesa Accredited pd

Understanding Play Theory - Webinar

Do you sometimes feel conflicted about what should be ‘banned’ or ‘allowed’ in children’s play themes? 

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 relationshipsOOSH

Upcoming Dates

Fri, 15 Jul 22

Thu, 25 Aug 22

Fri, 23 Sep 22

Relationships with Children

Nesa Accredited pd

Children's Rights Children's Voices: Working with a Rights-Based Approach - Webinar

Participants will explore the concept of the rights of the child with links to the EYLF, Code of Ethics and the National Quality Standards, and how to embed the rights of the child in practice. 

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 5

WellbeingBehaviour

Upcoming Dates

Tue, 19 Jul 22

Tue, 16 Aug 22

Wed, 21 Sep 22

Our Learning and Development Approach

Over 7,000 early educators, across all qualification levels, participated in learning and development with CELA in 2021. 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.

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.

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.

RTO Accredited Training

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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