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Supporting language development in the early years

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National Quality Standard
QA1Educational program and practice
QA6Collaborative partnerships with families and communities
Australian Professional Standards for Teachers
2Know the content and how to teach it

Presenter

Christine Andell
Christine is an accredited 3A Abecedarian trainer and a Children’s Literature consultant, with a special interest in early childhood literacy.

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The way children acquire language is complex and language learning is a key developmental milestone within early childhood. This module explores how language develops between birth and six years, with a particular focus on children who speak two or more languages.

Understanding how language learning occurs, and how educators and carers can support young children in this learning is integral to the role of Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) professionals. This module will explore current theories of language learning and provide practical examples of ways to facilitate language development in the early years.

After completing this module, you will have an understanding of

  • the development of the brain between birth and six years
  • language skill development from birth
  • the role of language in shaping identity, and the importance of language for children, educators and carers, and
  • bilingual and multilingual language development and how to support this within ECEC.

Suitable for early childhood education and care professionals at all stages of their careers.

This module will take an average of one hour to complete.

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Completing Supporting language development in the early years will contribute 1 hour of NESA Registered PD addressing standard 2.5.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.  Courses completed after 19/3/2018 will be validated.

 

 

 

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