All Training Areas

Relationships with Children

Supporting Children With Sensory Processing Difficulties - Webinar

Passionate early intervention advocate Blake Stewart will share how you can support a child with sensory difficulties within the learning environment.

Understand how the body responds to sensory stimuli, how it processes sensory input, and how that can affect behaviour. This session is suitable for educators in early childhood education and OOSH settings.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 3, 5

BehaviourProgrammingchild relationships

Upcoming Dates

Mon, 28 Nov 2022

Events

Unpacking Self-Assessment and Quality Improvement – for NSW Sector employees only

Tools, tips and information to support effective continuous improvement.  A free, online professional learning opportunity offered for NSW Sector employees only.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

7

Upcoming Dates

Mon, 28 Nov 2022

Tue, 31 Jan 2023

Wed, 15 Feb 2023

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

Tue, 29 Nov 2022

Tue, 14 Feb 23

Wed, 22 Mar 23

Staffing

Educator Wellbeing: Filling an Empty Bucket - Webinar

During one of the most challenging times our sector has faced, this webinar will help educators to know more about how to manage workplace and personal stressors, and how to implement effective wellbeing practices in a challenging and fast-paced environment. 

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

4, 7

WellbeingOOSH

Upcoming Dates

Tue, 29 Nov 2022

Fri, 31 Mar 23

Thu, 8 Jun 23

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.

Note: This session was previously known as Do you see what they See? While the name has changed, and the content has been updated the learning outcomes are the same and the majority of the content is of a similar nature. Please call 1800 157 818 for further detail around the content.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 5, 3

Behaviour

Upcoming Dates

Wed, 30 Nov 2022

Wed, 14 Dec 2022

Wed, 15 Feb 23

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.

Note: This session was previously known as Vulnerable and Valuable: Understanding and Working with Children from Disadvantaged Backgrounds. While the name has changed, the majority of the content is of a similar nature. Please call 1800 157 818 for further detail around the content. 

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

4, 5, 6, 1

child relationshipschildren and family wellbeingProgrammingFamily relationships

Upcoming Dates

Wed, 30 Nov 22

Fri, 17 Feb 23

Tue, 21 Mar 23

Health and Safety

CHCPRT001 Identify and Respond to Children and Young People at Risk (RTO ID 90842) - Self-Paced Online

Under the National Quality Framework, Nominated and Certified Supervisors must have training in child protection in order to be the responsible person in charge of a service. Study online at your own pace with live weekly support sessions. 

Delivery Method:

Self-Paced Online

Child Protection

Upcoming Dates

November 2022

December 2022

Governance

Prepare Your Team For Assessment And Rating - Webinar

Uncover strategies to prepare your team and give them confidence. During the session we will touch on what the Authorised Officer will do on the day, provide insights into how the NQS is assessed and rated and draw you into a vital selection of supporting information.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

4, 7

Assessment & RatingOOSH

Upcoming Dates

Thu, 1 Dec 2022

Thu, 9 Feb 23

Mon, 24 Apr 23

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

Thu, 1 Dec 2022

Fri, 24 Mar 23

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, 05 Dec 22

Thu, 23 Feb 23

Fri, 24 Mar 23

Relationships with Children

Supporting Confident and Capable Babies and Toddlers - Webinar

Strong attachments with babies and toddlers can help to support agency and facilitate exploration.  

In this session, you will gain practical skills for establishing secure attachments and confidence in supporting babies' risk-taking and agency.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 3, 5, 6

BabiesToddlersinfantsworking with babieschild relationships

Upcoming Dates

Tue, 6 Dec 22

Fri, 10 Mar 23

Mon, 3 Apr 23

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

ProgrammingNumeracy and Mathematics

Upcoming Dates

Wed, 07 Dec 22

Tue, 28 Feb 23

Tue, 14 Mar 23

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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