Claire Warden: Learning with nature – Charcoal

By Dr Claire Warden



National Quality Standard
QA1Educational program and practice
QA2Children’s health and safety
QA3Physical environment
Australian Professional Standards for Teachers
3Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning


Dr Claire Warden
Claire Warden is one of the world’s leading consultants and writers on the use of consultative methods in education, particularly for her Nature Pedagogy Approach.


Learning with nature – Charcoal is aimed at all professionals working within Early Years Childcare and Education who are interested in incorporating nature within their setting to inspire and support children’s learning. This module is designed to give you a practical understanding of ways to incorporate charcoal, integrating nature into all aspects of learning within your setting.

In this course you will learn how to:

  • explain how charcoal is formed
  • justify the inclusion of occasional fire and the use and creation of charcoal in nature-based programs
  • apply the 10 things you’ve learnt about charcoal which will improve the quality of your interaction with children.


Duration: 1 hour