National Quality Standard
|QA1||Educational program and practice|
|QA5||Relationships with children|
|QA6||Collaborative partnerships with families and communities|
|QA7||Leadership and service management|
Australian Professional Standards for Teachers
|1||Know students and how they learn|
|3||Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning|
|5||Assess, provide feedback and report on student learning|
|6||Engage in professional learning|
|7||Engage professionally with colleagues, parents/carers and the community|
This module explains how critical reflection forms a crucial part of professional practice in early childhood education and care, and provides a model and suggestions for how to make critical reflection a positive part of everyday practice.
The module will provide you with an understanding of:
- how an educator’s critical reflection supports children’s learning, development and wellbeing
- three elements integral to your success as a critical thinker: self-awareness, building relationships with others, and building knowledge in yourself and your team
- the Circle of Change Revisited Model of Critical Thinking
Once you’ve finished the module, you’ll be able to download and save a certificate of completion.
Suitable for early childhood education and care workers at all stages of their careers. This module will take an estimated one hour to complete.
Watch the trailer for Using Critical Reflection below.