Pedagogy and curriculum


Routines and transitions: Embracing opportunities for learning

Everyday routines and transitions play a significant role within the lives of children and the adults who work with and care for them. Routines are...
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A good place to be a child: Creating effective early learning environments

According to architect Christopher Day, a building for small children must be magical and full of reverent wonder, like an ancient fairy tale. The physical...
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The value of play

Play offers children opportunities to engage with the world around them. Being intrinsically motivated and freely chosen, it allows children control over their actions and...
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Walking with children on their journey to literacy: Practitioner perspectives

Literacy is a journey. Children make meaning from letters, numbers, and symbols and begin to understand patterns from birth. This module looks at the key elements...
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Indoor environments: Spaces for children

This course looks at the role of the physical environment in children’s learning and the importance of setting up a well-organised indoor space. It will...
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Supporting children’s self-regulation: birth to three years

In this module, we focus on how educators can help very young children to learn how to understand, name and manage their emotions, and to...
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Partnerships with Communities

This module explores ways for educators to build and strengthen partnerships with the communities in which they work and live. The module includes written information,...
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Take me outside: An introduction to outdoor learning

This introductory course is about the importance of outdoor learning in young children’s lives. It will inspire you to create an outdoor learning environment full...
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Maths is everywhere

This module explores how educators can support children’s maths and numeracy learning by weaving mathematical concepts and ideas into day-to-day practice, play and outdoor programs....
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