Developed by Early Childhood Australia (ECA) and the Centre for Community Child Health, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI), this comprehensive and highly practical online professional learning package examines the importance of sleep to the overall health, wellbeing, learning and development of infants and children in line with the introduction of safe sleep and rest practices (ACECQA, 2017).
Sleep is important to the overall health, wellbeing and development of infants and children. Children who do not sleep well may struggle to learn and regulate their behaviour. This can also affect the wellbeing and health of families, and may impact the child’s experience in early education and care services.
This module has been designed to give you an understanding of sleep and its importance to the overall health, wellbeing and development of infants and children.
In this module you will learn about:
This module explores a variety of interventions that aim to address sleep and settling challenges. The module will equip you with practical information that will help you to:
In this module we’ll look at the role policies, procedures and practice play in ensuring good sleep, specifically:
Duration: 3 hours
After completing this professional learning package you will:
This professional learning package is available as a part of an ECA Learning Hub subscription for a limited time – if you have an annual subscription, this course is able to be assigned within your account.
If you wish to purchase an annual subscription (group or individual) for ongoing access to all our learning modules, please visit the ECA shop or email firstname.lastname@example.org for a tailored quote.
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ECA and MCRI acknowledge the support of the Ian Potter Foundation in the creation of these learning modules.