Online Learning Packages

Professional learning packages are a selection of modules exploring a particular pedagogical subject, competitively priced as a bundle.

Each package contributes a selected amount of hours for accredited professional development. For more information on accreditation, email customerservice@earlychildhood.org.au

Explore all our professional learning packages below

Reconciliation in early childhood professional learning package

Module Understanding and making art: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art in early childhood settings—Jo Krabman
Module Reconciliation in action (2-part series)—Tracey Simpson
Module NAIDOC Week: Stories in practice—Jessica Staines


STEAM – science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics professional learning package

Module STEM in early childhood—Dr Kate Highfield
Module STEM inquiry: Co-constructed environments for curious minds—Little Scientists Australia
Module Maths is everywhere—Jenni Connor
Module Music in early childhood—Dr Amanda Niland


Equity and inclusion professional learning package

Module Reconciliation in action (2-part series)—Tracey Simpson
Module Partnerships with families for inclusive practice
Webinar Anti-bias approaches in early childhood—Dr Red Ruby Scarlet
Webinar Supporting bilingualism during early childhood—Dr Ruth Nicholls


Service leadership professional learning package

Webinar Let’s talk: Creating a culture of learning—places of teaching and learning for everyone—Dr Anne Stonehouse and Michelle Gujer
Webinar Making quality visible—Sarah Louise Gandolfo
Module Working with the ECA Code of Ethics—Catharine Hydon
Module Partnerships with communities—Judy Radich
Module Developing and maintaining a Quality Improvement Plan—Dr Luke Touhill


Documenting and assessing children’s learning professional learning package

Module Documenting and assessing children’s learning—Dr Anne Kennedy
Module Delving deeper into documenting and assessing children’s learning—Clarendon Children’s Centre
Module Using critical reflection—Dr Jenny Cartmel
Webinar The planning cycle: rediscovered—Rod Soper
Webinar Play-based learning: Using the pedagogical play-framework—Professor Susan Edwards


Children’s social and emotional wellbeing professional learning package

Module Supporting children’s self-regulation: birth to three years—Andrea Nolan and Karen Bonson
Module Supporting children’s self-regulation ages 3-5 years—Dr Kate Williams
Module Understanding behaviour: Supporting children with autism spectrum disorder—Autism Queensland
Webcast Emotion coaching: A transformational tool—Beth MacGregor


Play-based learning professional learning package

Module The value of play—Dr Luke Touhill
Webinar Play-based learning: Using the pedagogical play-framework—Susan Edwards
Module Take me outside – An introduction to outdoor learning—Victoria McDowell
Webinar A good place to be a child: Creating effective early learning environments—Dr Luke Touhill 
Webcast Engineering creativity: Celebrating loose parts play for all ages—Robin Christie