Program and Practice

Do You See What They See?

“The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of childhood into maturity.” - Thomas Henry Huxley

When we observe children, what is our purpose and what are we seeing? How often do we take the time to properly observe children’s play? Are we capturing the wonder and amazement that children experience through their play?

During this session, educators will have the opportunity to identify the lenses through which they view children. We will also discuss strategies to engage with children in a more meaningful and respectful teaching and learning process.

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. Educators will explore how to use their observations to plan environments that form deeper connections to children’s exploration and discovery.

Available Dates

  • Wed, 09 Mar 2022Book now

    Date: Wednesday, 09 March 2022
    Time: 10.00am - 12.30pm
    Delivery Method: Webinar
    Venue: Webinar

  • Fri, 20 May 2022Book now

    Date: Friday, 20 May 2022
    Time: 1.00pm - 3.30pm
    Delivery Method: Webinar
    Venue: Webinar

  • Thu, 23 Jun 2022Book now

    Date: Thursday, 23 June 2022
    Time: 10.00am - 12.30pm
    Delivery Method: Webinar
    Venue: Webinar

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.

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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