Program and Practice

Practical Approaches to Programming for Educators - Webinar

Would you like to boost your knowledge around the cycle of planning or review your approach to planning and documentation? During this webinar, we will refresh your understanding of how to identify the cycle of planning as an important part of your practice.

You will be given an opportunity to reflect on current planning and documentation processes and to explore documentation and planning methods for different contexts and experiences

Key topics we will cover:

  • Using curiosity as an approach to planning and documentation
  • Exploring the difference between display and documentation
  • Exploring different methods of documentation and planning for different contexts and experiences

*formally known as Practical Approaches to Programming for New and Inexperienced Educators

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 7 – Governance and leadership

Available Dates

  • Tue, 7 Feb 23Book now

    Date: Tuesday, 07 February 2023
    Time: 10.00am - 12.00pm
    Delivery Method: Webinar
    Venue: Webinar

  • Thu, 9 Mar 23Book now

    Date: Thursday, 09 March 2023
    Time: 1.00pm - 3.00pm
    Delivery Method: Webinar
    Venue: Webinar

  • Fri, 14 Apr 23Book now

    Date: Friday, 14 April 2023
    Time: 10.00am - 12.00pm
    Delivery Method: Webinar
    Venue: Webinar

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