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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, 5

Programming

Upcoming Dates

Tue, 14 Jun 2022

Wed, 06 Jul 22

Fri, 05 Aug 22

Governance

Prepare Your Team For Assessment And Rating - Webinar

Uncover strategies to prepare your team and give them confidence. During the session we will touch on what the Authorised Officer will do on the day, provide insights into how the NQS is assessed and rated and draw you into a vital selection of supporting information.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

4, 7

Assessment & RatingOOSH

Upcoming Dates

Wed, 15 Jun 2022

Wed, 27 Jul 2022

Mon, 15 Aug 2022

Leadership

Dealing Effectively With Complaints - Webinar

An important session to equip educators with the skills to understand the ‘why’ behind complaints, and how to regulate and work effectively with stakeholders. 

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

7, 2

LeadershipFamily relationshipschildren and family wellbeing

Upcoming Dates

Thu, 16 Jun 2022

Mon, 4 Jul 2022

Wed, 31 Aug 2022

Program and Practice

Nesa Accredited pd

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

Program and Practice

Play Theory And Behaviour - Webinar

Would you like to know how to respond to behaviour through more playful interventions?

This session will enable educators to discover new ways to support children’s play narratives, interactions and play themes.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 5, 3

Programmingchild relationships

Upcoming Dates

Thu, 30 Jun 2022

Mon, 08 Aug 2022

Tue, 18 Oct 2022

Program and Practice

Creating a Courageous Culture in Play - Webinar

Risky play is a popular topic in the early education sphere. In this exciting session, renowned outdoor educator and playground designer Lukas Ritson will share why we should be encouraging children to be courageous rather than risky, as well as how to conduct active risk and play assessments.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 3, 5

Upcoming Dates

Thu, 7 Jul 22

Relationships with Children

Supporting Children who Present with Anxiety or Stress - Webinar

Would you like to understand how anxiety, fear and stress develop so that you can help children build their capacity to cope with the impact of life’s challenges?

In this workshop, we explore the neurological basics of anxiety, fear, and stress in children and how to assist them in coping by reducing their arousal levels.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 3, 5, 6

Upcoming Dates

Fri, 22 Jul 22

Tue, 30 Aug 22

Wed, 12 Oct 22

Program and Practice

The How, What and Why of Effective School Transition: Setting Children up for Success - Webinar

Would you like to know more about how to embed strategies to support successful transitions to school?

Reflect on current practices and discover strategies with Associate Professor Cathrine Neilsen-Hewett.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 5, 6

Upcoming Dates

Tue, 26 Jul 22

Fri, 16 Sep 22

Leadership

The Director's Toolkit: Compliance & Quality - Webinar

This session will give participants the opportunity to reflect on the knowledge and skills required to ensure your service is compliant with the Education and Care Services national law and regulations. Participants will also explore the meaning of quality and how to focus on quality practices. 

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

7, 2

LeadershipThe Directors Toolkit

Upcoming Dates

Thu, 28 Jul 2022

Relationships with Children

Supporting Confident and Capable Babies and Toddlers - Webinar

Strong attachments with babies and toddlers can help to support agency and facilitate exploration.  

In this session, you will gain practical skills for establishing secure attachments and confidence in supporting babies' risk-taking and agency.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 3, 5, 6

BabiesToddlersinfantsworking with babies

Upcoming Dates

Wed, 3 Aug 22

Mon, 19 Sep 22

Mon, 17 Oct 22

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.

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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