Inviting early childhood educators and teachers to engage in inquiry-based, child-led STEM practices, this module discusses common notions of STEM and unfolds what STEM in the early years looks like.
Introduction to the National Quality Framework for Early Childhood Education and Care Services
The National Quality Framework (NQF) was introduced in 2012 and sets a benchmark for the quality of education and care services. This module examines the NQF, including the guiding principles, National Law and Regulations as well as the Assessment and Rating process.
This module designed for anyone working in Early childhood settings who wants to increase or refresh their understanding of the Early Years Learning Framework or EYLF.
What is the Australian Early Development Census (AEDC) and how can educators access site level information? This is a highly practical webinar that explores, step-by-step, how to access, read and interpret data provided by the AEDC.
Discover and explore the principles of Reggio Emilia in this one-of-a-kind online professional learning package, developed by Early Childhood Australia (ECA) and the Reggio Emilia Australia Information Exchange (REAIE), in collaboration with Reggio Children, Italy.
This on-demand webinar explores the five steps of emotion coaching: emotional awareness, connecting, listening, naming emotions and finding good solutions. When used effectively, emotion coaching can be used by educators and other professionals working with young children to build trusting and respectful relationships.
This module provides an introduction to the importance of professional communication and explores communication strategies to address conflict and challenging exchanges in your role as an educator or staff member within education and care services.
Expanding on ideas and concepts developed the module ‘Documenting and assessing children’s learning’ by Dr Anne Kennedy, Part II focuses on using this understanding as the foundation of the educational program—for each child’s learning and development and for future programming.
What does privacy look like in children’s services - and how can educators ensure they’re not in breach of the Privacy Act (1988)? This on-demand webinar examines through case studies, aspects of the Privacy Act, including the Notifiable Data Breaches scheme, as well as ways services can maintain privacy and what is defined as sensitive information.