Program and Practice

Play Theory And Behaviour - Webinar

Are we choosing the most effective and ethical behaviour intervention strategies when working with a play-based learning program? This session will enable educators to discover new ways to support children’s play narratives, interactions and play themes.

This is an essential workshop for those wanting to respond to behaviour through more playful intervention.

2 hour contribution

Elective PD

Teachers may consider using this course towards their Elective PD hours, to maintain teacher accreditation requirements, in line with the Elective PD Guidelines.

Elective PD

National Quality Standard Areas

Area 1 – Educational Program Practice

Area 5 – Relationships with children

Area 3 – Physical environment

Available Dates

  • Tue, 18 Oct 2022Book now

    Date: Tuesday, 18 October 2022
    Time: 10.00am - 12.00pm
    Delivery Method: Webinar
    Venue: Webinar

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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.

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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. 



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.

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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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