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Relationships with Children

Nesa Accredited pd

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

BabiesToddlersChild relationships

Upcoming Dates

Wed, 08 May 24

Program and Practice

Nesa Accredited pd

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

ProgrammingOOSHPlay

Upcoming Dates

Wed, 08 May 24

Mon, 24 Jun 24

Program and Practice

Nesa Accredited pd

Bringing the EYLF V2.0 to Life: Assessment and Evaluation for Learning, Development and Wellbeing in Practice

  • Have you ever wondered what authentic assessment looks like in play-based environments?  
  • Are you ready to learn specific assessment strategies to identify children’s true abilities and capacities for learning?  

In this 2-hour session we will look closely at assessment and evaluation and how we gather rich data on children’s learning to inform intentionality. We will explore practical assessment strategies to identify children’s developmental capacities to inform pedagogy and planning.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 3, 5

Early Years Learning Framework

Upcoming Dates

Thu, 09 May 24

Thu, 06 Jun 24

Families and Communities

Nesa Accredited pd

Recognising Vulnerability to Support Children’s Wellbeing and Development - Webinar

Would you like to feel more confident and capable when working with children and families who are experiencing vulnerability or disadvantage?

During this session, educators will learn how a strengths-based approach to building resilience can support the wellbeing and positive outcomes for children experiencing vulnerability or disadvantage.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 4, 5, 6

Child relationshipsChildren and family wellbeingProgrammingFamily relationshipsBehaviour

Upcoming Dates

Mon, 13 May 24

Wed, 19 Jun 24

Program and Practice

Nesa Accredited pd

Effective use of Technology with children - Webinar

Young children today are growing up with digital technology all around them. Technology can be a powerful tool for learning, however, we need to consider how to encourage active participation with screens and technology where children can investigate, collaborate, explore and research.

This session will explore:

-How educators can intentionally engage children with technology to encourage inquiry-based learning and collaboration

-What engaging effectively with technology looks like in early childhood pedagogy

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 5

Technology

Upcoming Dates

Wed, 15 May 24

Tue, 11 Jun 24

Program and Practice

Nesa Accredited pd

Neuroscience and Behaviour - Webinar

Drawing from current research in relation to how children’s brains grow and develop, this session will support you to identify a child’s stress related behaviour and develop an understanding of how the brain and body work together to create behavioural responses.

Can't make the dates or need a more in-depth understanding of this topic? Enrol in our self-paced session Understanding Neuroscience to Support Children's Behaviour and complete the course at a time and pace that suits you, PLUS gain a digital badge and certificate on completion. 

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 5, 7

BehaviourOOSH

Upcoming Dates

Wed, 15 May 24

Thu, 27 Jun 24

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 relationshipsOOSHPlay

Upcoming Dates

Thu, 16 May 24

Tue, 18 Jun 24

Relationships with Children

Emotion Coaching And Self-regulation - Webinar (2.5hr)

Relationships expert Michelle Cuthbertson will help participants to discover the principles of emotion coaching and self-regulation and how to use associated strategies in your day-to-day relationships with all children, including those who present with behaviours of concern.  

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 5

Child relationshipsCommunicationBehaviourSelf-regulationOOSH

Upcoming Dates

Thu, 16 May 24

Tue, 04 Jun 24

Families and Communities

Addressing Behavioural Concerns with Families

  • Would you like to strengthen your relationship with families and feel better equipped to have conversations about behavioural concerns?

Participants will learn to foster genuine collaboration with families, understand parenting challenges around behaviour, and enhance daily interactions to build stronger partnerships. The session emphasises effective communication strategies, especially when addressing children's behavioural concerns. Educators will be well-equipped to support and work in partnership with families in their parenting role.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 5, 6

Children and family wellbeingFamily relationshipsCommunicationPartnershipsBehaviour

Upcoming Dates

Thu, 16 May 24

Wed, 12 June 24

Program and Practice

Nesa Accredited pd

Bringing the EYLF V2.0 to Life: Sustainability in Practice

  • Have you wondered what sustainability means in practice in our early childhood environments? 
  • Are you ready to learn more about how sustainability is embedded within the new Early Learning Years Framework V2.0 and what it means for our pedagogy and practice?  

This training will help educators move beyond traditional notions of sustainability, such as worm farms and recycling, by delving into the broader concepts of environmental, social and economic sustainability in our work with children. 

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 3, 5

Early Years Learning Framework

Upcoming Dates

Fri, 17 May 24

Fri, 07 Jun 24

Governance

Nesa Accredited pd

Body Safety: Exploring Protection, Respect and Consent with Young Children

  • Have you ever wondered what consent looks like with very young children?
  • Are you unsure of where to start with body safety education?

This webinar will help professionals to understand the concepts of respect, body safety and consent. This will include practical skills and knowledge for implementing and teaching these concepts amongst infants, toddlers and preschoolers.  

We will also discuss how these topics and strategies can be introduced to families at the service, encouraging them to learn more and teach these concepts in the home.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

2, 5, 7

WellbeingChildren and family wellbeing

Upcoming Dates

Tue, 21 May 24

Tue, 25 Jun 24

Governance

The Law and Regs for Nominated Supervisors - Webinar

This webinar has been designed to help Nominated Supervisors stay ahead in this ever changing climate so that you know your responsibilities and where to find trusted information, and feel confident in supporting your families. 

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

2, 7

OOSH

Upcoming Dates

Wed, 22 May 24

Tue, 11 Jun 24

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