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Categories Planning, documentation and research
National Quality Standard
|QA1||Educational program and practice|
|QA5||Relationships with children|
|QA6||Collaborative partnerships with families and communities|
|QA7||Governance and Leadership|
Australian Professional Standards for Teachers
|1||Know students and how they learn|
|2||Know the content and how to teach it|
|3||Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning|
|4||Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments|
|5||Assess, provide feedback and report on student learning|
|6||Engage in professional learning|
|7||Engage professionally with colleagues, parents/carers and the community|
Karen TurnerKaren Turner is an education lecturer and early childhood consultant. She works as a pedagogical mentor at two Melbourne-based services that have been rated as ‘Exceeding the National Quality Standard’ in all areas by the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority. She has more than 15 years’ experience in early childhood in the UK... Read More
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.