Program and Practice

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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

ProgrammingOOSH

Upcoming Dates

Thu, 09 Jun 2022

Mon. 20 Jun 22

Wed, 06 Jul 22

Program and Practice

Demystifying Critical Reflection - Webinar

Does the mention of critical reflection cause your brain to become foggy? Does it seem too complex to understand? Take a fresh look at critical reflection and gain the ability to confidently implement it in your day-to-day practice. 

"When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change."

Wayne Dyer 

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

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

Critical ReflectionCommunicationProgrammingExceeding ThemesOOSH

Upcoming Dates

Fri, 10 Jun 22

Program and Practice

Nesa Accredited pd

Literacy In The Early Years - Webinar

- Can you identify emerging literacy skills? 

- Do you know of strategies and tools educators can provide to support these emerging skills?  

- Are you aware of the difference between reading to learn and learning to read? 

This session will help you to understand how to integrate literacy activities into your program, and how to support emerging literacy skills in children.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 5

Programming

Upcoming Dates

Tue, 14 Jun 2022

Wed, 06 Jul 22

Fri, 05 Aug 22

Program and Practice

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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

Programming

Upcoming Dates

Tue, 21 Jun 22

Wed, 13 Jul 22

Wed, 17 Aug 22

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 relationshipsOOSH

Upcoming Dates

Fri, 24 Jun 2022

Fri, 15 Jul 22

Thu, 25 Aug 22

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

Tue, 28 Jun 2022

Thu, 21 Jul 2022

Mon, 22 Aug 2022

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.

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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. 

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.

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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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