Documenting and assessing children’s learning with Dr Anne Kennedy

By Dr Anne Kennedy



National Quality Standard
QA1Educational program and practice
QA5Relationships with children
QA6Collaborative partnerships with families and communities
Australian Professional Standards for Teachers
3Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning
5Assess, provide feedback and report on student learning


Dr Anne Kennedy
Dr Anne Kennedy works as a consultant and researcher in early childhood. She was involved with the revision of ECA’s Code of Ethics in 2006 and 2016 and has worked collaboratively with ECA in the development of a range of resources for early childhood professionals.


This course elaborates on how documenting and assessing children’s learning helps educators gain a deeper understanding of children’s interests, strengths and abilities. It also explains how educators can use this knowledge to support and extend children’s learning.


In this course, you will:

  • learn about the purpose of documenting children’s learning
  • uncover common myths about documentation
  • discover how to save time and make documentation more effective
  • find out how to use documentation within your planning
  • explore the practices and philosophies of 2 services.


Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes