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Program and Practice

Nesa Accredited pd

Bringing the EYLF V2.0 to Life: Critical Reflection and Ongoing Professional Learning in Practice

Do you want to establish a culture of critical reflection in your service where your team, children and families are all key contributors in a cycle of review?

Discover strategies that support educators to question established practices, engage with theories and action research, and think about why they work in particular ways.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Critical ReflectionEarly Years Learning FrameworkEYLF V2.0

Upcoming Dates

Mon, 17 Jun 24

Tue, 16 Jul 24

Mon, 12 Aug 24

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

WellbeingBehaviourChild relationships

Upcoming Dates

Tue, 18 Jun 24

Thu, 29 Aug 24

Mon, 23 Sep 24

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 relationshipsOOSHPlay

Upcoming Dates

Tue, 18 Jun 24

Wed, 14 Aug 24

Mon, 4 Nov 24

Families and Communities

Nesa Accredited pd

Recognising Vulnerability to Support Children’s Wellbeing and Development - Webinar

Would you like to feel more confident and capable when working with children and families who are experiencing vulnerability or disadvantage?

During this session, educators will learn how a strengths-based approach to building resilience can support the wellbeing and positive outcomes for children experiencing vulnerability or disadvantage.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 4, 5, 6

Child relationshipsChildren and family wellbeingProgrammingFamily relationshipsBehaviour

Upcoming Dates

Wed, 19 Jun 24

Wed, 21 Aug 24

Wed, 23 Oct 24

Program and Practice

How the Exceeding Themes Influence Your Practices - Webinar

Do you feel that you have exceeding practices but are finding it difficult to identify this in your key practices? Are you unsure what the difference is between Meeting and Exceeding? 

This session will enable you 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, 1, 2, 3, 5, 6

ProgrammingOOSH

Upcoming Dates

Wed, 19 Jun 24

Tue, 16 Jul 24

Fri, 2 Aug 24

Program and Practice

Nesa Accredited pd

Bringing the EYLF V2.0 to Life: Equity, Inclusion and High Expectations in Practice

  • How can early childhood professionals ensure that their services are inclusive and equitable to all families?  
  • Can children with additional needs from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds engage in the program at the same level as their peers?  

Inclusion, equity and high expectations is a challenging topic for most educators, but there are many ways that we can change our practice to benefit all families and children attending our services! This 2-hour-session will explore the concepts of equity, inclusion and high expectations, and the importance of each topic.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 3, 5, 6

Early Years Learning FrameworkPedagogy and practiceEYLF V2.0

Upcoming Dates

Thu, 20 Jun 24

Thu, 18 Jul 24

Mon, 23 Sep 24

Program and Practice

Nesa Accredited pd

Connecting to the Joy of Children's Learning through Purposeful Observation - 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

Thu, 20 Jun 24

Thu, 8 Aug 24

Fri, 20 Sep 24

Twilight sessions

Nesa Accredited pd

Twilight special: Bringing the EYLF V2.0 to Life: An Overview of the How

The Early Years Learning Framework V2.0 aims to “support early childhood providers, teachers and educators to extend and enrich children’s learning from birth to 5 years...” (AGDE, 2022, p.4). This session will guide you in embracing the learning framework as an integral component of your pedagogy and practice. 

Note: This special evening session runs from 6pm-8pm


EOFY SALE

MEMBERS:

WAS $120
NOW $85

NON MEMBERS:

WAS $145
NOW $95

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Pedagogy and practiceEarly Years Learning Framework

Upcoming Dates

Thu, 20 Jun 24

Governance

Understanding Self-Assessment and Quality Improvement Planning

  • Are you familiar with the new tools for self-assessment to support identified and key practices? 
  • Would you like to build confidence in identifying and writing quality practices? 

Unpack key concepts such as self-assessment and quality improvement planning to enable the whole team to gain a deeper understanding of self-assessment and its role in continuous improvement in the provision of education and care. 

NQS Areas:

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Upcoming Dates

Fri, 21 Jun 24

Thu, 18 Jul 24

Fri, 30 Aug 24

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

ProgrammingOOSHPlay

Upcoming Dates

Mon, 24 Jun 24

Twilight sessions

Nesa Accredited pd

Twilight special: Bringing the EYLF V2.0 to Life: Cultural Responsiveness in Practice

This 2-hour session will focus on the updated Early Years Learning Framework V2.0 practice of cultural responsiveness and will guide early childhood educators and teachers in understanding how the changes will influence their daily practices. Educators will be invited to reflect and consider how they will foster a culturally responsive environment.

Note: This special evening session runs from 5.30pm-7.30pm


EOFY SALE

MEMBERS:

WAS $120
NOW $85

NON MEMBERS:

WAS $145
NOW $95

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 5

Early Years Learning FrameworkCulture

Upcoming Dates

Mon, 24 Jun 24

Governance

Nesa Accredited pd

Body Safety: Exploring Protection, Respect and Consent with Young Children

  • Have you ever wondered what consent looks like with very young children?
  • Are you unsure of where to start with body safety education?

This webinar will help professionals to understand the concepts of respect, body safety and consent. This will include practical skills and knowledge for implementing and teaching these concepts amongst infants, toddlers and preschoolers.  

We will also discuss how these topics and strategies can be introduced to families at the service, encouraging them to learn more and teach these concepts in the home.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

2, 5, 7

WellbeingChildren and family wellbeing

Upcoming Dates

Tue, 25 Jun 24

Tue, 9 Jul 24

Tue, 30 Jul 24

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