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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

ProgrammingNumeracy and Mathematics

Upcoming Dates

Wed, 07 Dec 22

Tue, 28 Feb 23

Tue, 14 Mar 23

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 relationships

Upcoming Dates

Thu, 8 Dec 2022

Wed, 22 Feb 23

Wed, 29 Mar 23

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

Fri, 09 Dec 22

Tue, 4 Apr 23

Thu, 4 May 23

Relationships with Children

Nesa Accredited pd

Children's Rights Children's Voices: Working With a Rights-Based Approach - Webinar

Participants will explore the concept of the rights of the child with links to the EYLF, Code of Ethics and the National Quality Standards, and how to embed the rights of the child in practice. 

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 5

WellbeingBehaviourchild relationships

Upcoming Dates

Mon, 12 Dec 22

Thu, 9 Feb 23

Tue, 7 Mar 23

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.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 5, 7

BehaviourOOSH

Upcoming Dates

Tue, 13 Dec 22

Mon, 27 Feb 23

Thu, 30 Mar 23

Program and Practice

Nesa Accredited pd

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.

Note: This session was previously known as Do you see what they See? While the name has changed, and the content has been updated the learning outcomes are the same and the majority of the content is of a similar nature. Please call 1800 157 818 for further detail around the content.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

1, 5, 3

Behaviour

Upcoming Dates

Wed, 15 Feb 23

Tue, 14 Mar 23

Tue, 18 Apr 23

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, 14 Dec 2022

Mon, 6 Mar 23

Tue, 18 Apr 23

Health and Safety

CHCPRT001 Identify and Respond to Children and Young People at Risk (RTO ID 90842) - Self-Paced Online

Under the National Quality Framework, Nominated and Certified Supervisors must have training in child protection in order to be the responsible person in charge of a service. Study online at your own pace with live weekly support sessions. 

Delivery Method:

Self-Paced Online

Child Protection

Upcoming Dates

December 2022

Relationships with Children

Nesa Accredited pd

5 Ways To Better Conversations With Children - Webinar

Communicating well with children is essential to their development. Learn 5 strategies to enhance your interactions and conversations with children in order to help them feel safe and secure, and to build strong relationships. 

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

5, 1, 4

child relationshipsStorytelling

Upcoming Dates

Thu, 2 Feb 23

Tue, 28 Feb 23

Wed, 15 Mar 23

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

Fri, 3 Feb 23

Mon, 24 Apr 23

Tue, 30 May 23

Governance

Compliance In Everyday Practice - Webinar

Compliance is a team effort. 

Build your understanding of the Law and Regulations through practice-based scenarios, interactive discussions, and clear explanations. Learn how a knowledge of the Law and Regulations underpins the provision of a quality service.

Delivery Method:

Webinar

NQS Areas:

7, 2

OOSH

Upcoming Dates

Mon, 6 Feb 23

Fri, 17 Mar 23

Thu, 6 Apr 23

Program and Practice

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

Tue, 7 Feb 23

Thu, 9 Mar 23

Fri, 14 Apr 23

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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