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Program and Practice

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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, 3, 5

ProgrammingStorytellingBooksLiteracyReading and writing

Upcoming Dates

Wed, 29 May 24

Wed, 26 Jun 24

Fri, 19 Jul 24

Program and Practice

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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.
 

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 5, 3

Behaviour

Upcoming Dates

Thu, 30 May 24

Thu, 20 Jun 24

Thu, 8 Aug 24

Program and Practice

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Bringing the EYLF V2.0 to Life: Critical Reflection and Ongoing Professional Learning in Practice

Do you want to establish a culture of critical reflection in your service where your team, children and families are all key contributors in a cycle of review?

Discover strategies that support educators to question established practices, engage with theories and action research, and think about why they work in particular ways.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

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

Critical ReflectionEarly Years Learning Framework

Upcoming Dates

Thu, 30 May 24

Mon, 17 Jun 24

Tue, 16 Jul 24

Health and Safety

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Engaging with Principles of Active Supervision - Webinar

Through a range of activities such as identifying key times for supervision, risk assessments and supervision plans, this session will enable participants to have a conscious understanding of what active supervision means in their daily practice in order to engage with children while maintaining their safety.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

2, 4, 7

LeadershipOOSH

Upcoming Dates

Fri, 31 May 24

Wed, 10 Jul 24

Wed, 14 Aug 24

Micro Credentials

Leadership: Empowering and Engaging the Team — Micro Credential

Build your leadership confidence and empower your team to help you navigate the many challenges of an ECEC environment.

CELA Micro Credentials are online, self-paced workshops. They allow you to enhance your skills and knowledge on specific topics in just a few hours. Each Micro Credential includes a wide range of learning materials to suit all types of learners including tutorials, assignments, quizzes, readings and downloadable resources. After completing all prerequisites, learners will receive a digital badge and certificate—the digital badge can be shared on social media platforms and added to personal resumes and service QIPs.

Delivery Method:

Self-Paced Online

NQS Areas:

4, 6, 7

LeadershipMicro Credential

Upcoming Dates

Available anytime

Micro Credentials

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Understanding Neuroscience to Support Children's Behaviour — Micro Credential

Gain an in-depth understanding of neuroscience and how the brain impacts children’s behaviour to support children in your early education and care service. Be empowered to support children’s learning, well-being and development, particularly when children are exhibiting behaviours of concern.

CELA Micro Credentials are online, self-paced workshops. They allow you to enhance your skills and knowledge on specific topics in just a few hours. Each Micro Credential includes a wide range of learning materials to suit all types of learners including tutorials, assignments, quizzes, readings and downloadable resources. After completing all prerequisites, learners will receive a digital badge and certificate—the digital badge can be shared on social media platforms and added to personal resumes and service QIPs.

Delivery Method:

Self-Paced Online

NQS Areas:

7, 1, 5

BehaviourMicro Credential

Upcoming Dates

Available anytime

Health and Safety

CHCPRT025 Identify and Report Children and Young People at Risk (RTO ID 90842) - Self-Paced Online

Note: This course supersedes CHCPRT001 Identify and Respond to Children and Young People at risk

CHCPRT025 Identify and Report Children and Young People at Risk is a comprehensive child protection course that provides training around all aspects of abuse, reporting requirements and legal obligations for early childhood professionals.

Study online at your own pace with live weekly support sessions.

Delivery Method:

Self-Paced Online

NQS Areas:

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

Child Protection

Upcoming Dates

May 2024

Self-paced courses

Management Committee Training Portal

Elevate your management committee training with our self-paced learning portal.  

Our comprehensive training is designed to address the unique challenges faced by management committees.

Delivery Method:

Self-Paced Online

NQS Areas:

7

Leadership

Upcoming Dates

Available anytime

Self-paced courses

Child Protection NSW — Refresher Course

With CELA's in-depth, self-paced Child Protection NSW Refresher course, your team will be able to refresh their knowledge of child protection responsibilities and legislation with ease, and you will feel confident that your team will know what to do if they suspect a child is a victim of child abuse.

The NSW Government recommends that to ensure child protection awareness is current and up-to-date, staff should undertake child protection refresher training every 12-24 months. Enrol today.

Delivery Method:

Self-Paced Online

Child ProtectionWellbeingChildren and family wellbeing

Upcoming Dates

Available anytime

Self-paced courses

Approved Provider and Governance Program — Refresher

Are you an existing NSW Approved Provider or Director who wants to refresh your knowledge of governance and compliance responsibilities under the National Quality Framework? Enrol in our Approved Provider & Governance Program to gain 6 months of access to our self-paced learning portal which include video tutorials, quizzes and an extensive knowledge library.  

Delivery Method:

Self-Paced Online

Approved Provider

Upcoming Dates

Available anytime

Self-paced courses

Approved Provider and Governance Program — New Provider

Are you applying to become an Approved Provider in NSW? Do you need help understanding how to navigate operational requirements under the National Quality Framework (NQF) and how to apply the National Law and Regulations in relation to education and service governance? 

Purchase our Approved Provider & Governance Program New Provider package to gain access to a year’s membership with CELA, 4 hours of tailored individual approved provider support and training for your team, one year of access to our self-paced learning portal for all approved providers in your organisation AND a copy of our Starting from Scratch Toolkit e-book.  

Delivery Method:

Self-Paced Online

Approved Provider

Upcoming Dates

Available anytime

Self-paced courses

Approved Provider and Governance Program — Refresher Plus

Are you an existing NSW Approved Provider or Director who wants to refresh your knowledge of governance and compliance responsibilities AND gain tailored support and training from a CELA expert? Enrol in our Approved Provider and Governance Program to gain access to our tailored 3 hour Approved Provider live training webinar for your entire team, plus one year of access to our self-paced learning portal which includes video tutorials, quizzes and an extensive knowledge library.  

Delivery Method:

Self-Paced Online

Approved Provider

Upcoming Dates

Available anytime

CELA Membership

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CELA members receive up to 20% discount on training, consultancy and mentoring services. Great value for less than $1 a day!

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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