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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

Thu, 11 Jul 24

Mon, 19 Aug 24

Thu, 26 Sep 24

Program and Practice

Nesa Accredited pd

Acknowledging and Celebrating First Nations of Australia: A Starting Point - Webinar 2 Part Series

Explore how to deliver respectful experiences of Indigenous histories, cultures and languages, and who to engage with in order to embed authentic First Nations perspectives into your program. 

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 3, 4, 5, 6

ProgrammingFirst Nations PeopleIndigenous AustraliaOOSH

Upcoming Dates

15 Jul & 22 Jul 24

1 Aug & 8 Aug 24

17 Sep & 24 Sep 24

Program and Practice

Nesa Accredited pd

Practical Approaches to Programming for Educators* - Webinar

During this webinar, you will be given an opportunity to reflect on current planning and documentation processes and understand how to use an inquiry-based approach.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 7

Programming

Upcoming Dates

Mon, 15 Jul 24

Mon, 26 Aug 24

Tues, 17 Sep 24

Leadership

The Director's Toolkit: Compliance & Quality - Webinar

Enhance your knowledge and understanding of what is 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. 

Note: This series is only recommended for new directors or those looking for a refresh.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

2, 7

LeadershipThe Directors Toolkit

Upcoming Dates

Tue, 16 Jul 24

Thu, 15 Aug 24

Program and Practice

Practical Approaches to Programming for Educational Leaders - Webinar

Gain clarity around the educational leader's role in engaging educators in the why, what and how of pedagogical programming and documentation.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 4

Programming

Upcoming Dates

Wed, 17 Jul 24

Tue, 23 Jul 24

Tues, 13 Aug 24

Leadership

The Director's Toolkit: Leadership & Advocacy - Webinar

Participants will delve into the essence of leadership, exploring their roles and the qualities that define an effective leader. They will gain insights into their own unique leadership style, fostering a deeper understanding of how to lead with impact. Additionally, the session will provide an opportunity to discuss current advocacy issues and reflect on your role as an advocate, enhancing your ability to effect change.

Note: This series is only recommended for new directors or those looking for a refresh.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

7, 4, 5, 6

LeadershipThe Directors Toolkit

Upcoming Dates

Tue, 23 Jul 24

Thu, 22 Aug 24

Relationships with Children

An Introduction to the Circle of Security for Early Educators - Webinar

Learn strategies to strengthen relationships with children, and reconsider responses to children's emotions and behaviour with licensed Circle of Security facilitator Michelle Cuthbertson. 

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 4, 5

Child relationshipsBehaviour

Upcoming Dates

Wed, 24 Jul 24

Tue, 27 Aug 24

Mon, 2 Sep 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

Wed, 24 Jul 24

Tue, 27 Aug 24

Mon, 2 Sep 24

Twilight sessions

Twilight special: NSW Child Safe Standards and Child Protection Overview - For Leaders

This interactive workshop for leaders, directors and nominated supervisors will help participants learn or refresh their knowledge of NSW Child Safe Standards and Child Protection Legislation in early childhood education and care settings, identify current practices, and recognise areas for improvement when supporting the implementation of the Child Safe Standards in your service.

Note: This special evening session runs from 5.30pm-8.30pm


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Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

2, 5, 7

Child ProtectionChild relationships

Upcoming Dates

Thu, 25 Jul 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

Fri, 26 Jul 24

Wed, 25 Sep 24

Tues, 26 Nov 24

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

Tue, 30 Jul 24

Mon, 16 Sep 24

Mon, 18 Nov 24

Leadership

The Director's Toolkit: Working With Management: Planning & Policy - Webinar

This session will explore how to plan and develop policy including strategic planning, planning for ongoing quality improvement and succession planning.

Note: This series is only recommended for new directors or those looking for a refresh.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

7

LeadershipThe Directors Toolkit

Upcoming Dates

Tue, 30 Jul 24

Thu, 29 Aug 24

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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. 

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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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