National Quality Standard
|QA1||Educational program and practice|
Australian Professional Standards for Teachers
|2||Know the content and how to teach it|
|6||Engage in professional learning|
What is digital documentation and why is it widely seen as a valuable innovation for the early childhood sector? This three-part series will take you on a journey through multiple perspectives—that of the child and family, the educator and the leadership team—to consider how best to implement documentation through a digital medium.
This series is made up of three modules, including:
Part one (Children and families) explores:
Part two (Educators) explores:
Part three (Leadership and management) explores:
- Analyse the role of emerging technologies and their effects on the nature of learning.Describe and evaluate the use of new technologies for teaching and learning.
- Use digital documentation to interact and communicate effectively with young children and families, with the main aims of building and strengthening relationships and supporting learning.
- Summarise and evaluate viewpoints to reflect on the social and ethical issues associated with responsible, safe and legal use of learning technologies.
- Communicate and relate to families respectfully and in ways that demonstrate awareness of the particular importance of collaboration and shared decision-making.
- Use digital tools and platforms to plan, implement and evaluate learning experiences that demonstrate the ability to articulate aims, objectives, procedures, outcomes and evaluation practices.
- Use digital tools and platforms to assess and document children’s development and learning in collaboration with families in a variety of ways that lead to a deep and broad basis for planning curriculum.
- Use digital documentation to model respectful and sensitive interaction with young children in ways that lead to establishing and strengthening relationships that support learning.
- Develop strategies to establish and strengthen a range of collaborations and connections with families and the broader community by using digital documentation.
270 minutes (3 modules)