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Families and Communities

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

Early childhood educators play a vital role in reducing vulnerabilities in children. This session will give you the ability to support children with complex and difficult life experiences. 

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

4, 5, 6, 1

child relationshipschildren and family wellbeingProgramming

Upcoming Dates

Wed, 18 May 22

Wed, 08 Jun 2022

Wed, 29 Jun 22

Relationships with Children

An Introduction To The Circle Of Security® For Early Educators - Webinar

Learn strategies to strengthen relationships with children, and reconsider responses to children's emotions and behaviour with licensed Circle of Security facilitator Michelle Cuthbertson. 

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 4, 5

Upcoming Dates

Wed, 18 May 22

Wed, 22 Jun 22

Wed, 20 Jul 2022

Program and Practice

Inquiry Based Learning - Webinar

How can we help foster curiosity, thinking and a sense of wonder in young children? Embedding inquiry based learning into everyday practice is a great place to start. This two hour session will explore how educators can foster a joy of learning and a sense of awe and wonder in children. 

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 3, 5

Programming

Upcoming Dates

Thu, 19 May 2022

Wed, 20 Jul 2022

Fri, 19 Aug 2022

Staffing

ECE Active Supervision - Webinar

Through a range of activities such as identifying key times for supervision, risk assessments and supervision plans, this session will enable participants to have a conscious understanding of what active supervision means in their daily practice in order to engage with children while maintaining their safety.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

2, 4, 7

LeadershipOOSH

Upcoming Dates

Thu, 19 May 2022

Fri, 1 Jul 2022

Tue, 30 Aug 2022

Program and Practice

Do You See What They See - Webinar

This session aims to inspire educators to reflect on their practice and find ways to highlight the understandings that children formulate about the world during play. Participants will explore how to use their observations to plan environments that form deeper connections to children's exploration and discovery.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 5, 3

Behaviour

Upcoming Dates

Fri, 20 May 2022

Thu, 23 Jun 2022

Wed, 03 Aug 2022

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

Mon, 23 May 2022

Tue, 14 Jun 2022

Relationships with Children

Nesa Accredited pd

5 Ways To Better Conversations With Children - Webinar

Communicating well with children is essential to their development. Learn 5 strategies to enhance your interactions and conversations with children in order to help them feel safe and secure, and to build strong relationships. 

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

5, 1, 4

child relationships

Upcoming Dates

Tue, 24 May 22

Tue, 28 Jun 22

Thu, 21 Jul 22

Program and Practice

Nesa Accredited pd

Neuroscience And Behaviour - Webinar

Drawing from current research in relation to how children’s brains grow and develop, this session will support you to identify a child’s stress related behaviour and develop an understanding of how the brain and body work together to create behavioural responses.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 5, 7

BehaviourOOSH

Upcoming Dates

Wed, 25 May 22

Fri, 17 Jun 2022

Tue, 26 Jul 22

Relationships with Children

Emotion Coaching And Self-regulation - Webinar

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

Thu, 26 May 2022

Wed, 29 Jun 22

Governance & Compliance

Responsibilities of the Approved Providers in relation to serious incidents - FREE Event

Join Rebecca Kondek and Joanne Lutherborrow from the NSW Department of Education for the final Governance and Compliance micro event on Friday 27th May, 10am - 11am, as they unpack the responsibilities of the Approved Provider in relation to understanding, managing and preventing serious incidents.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

Approved Provider

Upcoming Dates

Fri, 27 May 22

Program and Practice

Nesa Accredited pd

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

30 May & 03 Jun 22

05 Jul & 12 Jul 22

04 Aug & 11 Aug 22

Relationships with Children

Supporting Children with Sensory Processing Difficulties - Webinar

Discover how to support a child with sensory difficulties within the learning environment with early intervention expert Blake Stewart.   

This session provides opportunities for educators in early childhood education and OOSH settings to understand the body’s physiological response to sensory stimuli, how the body processes sensory input, and its effects on behaviour. 

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 3, 5

BehaviourProgrammingchild relationships

Upcoming Dates

Mon, 30 May 2022

Mon, 1 Aug 2022

Fri, 9 Sep 2022

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