Teaching & Learning through Play (Pre Kindy to Year 2) Presented by Dr Dee O'Connor
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Presented by Dr Dee O’Connor
This session also includes an introductory presentation by our educational consultant on Play-Based Learning through Walker Learning pedagogy.
Dr Dee O’Connor is an Associate Professor of Education at the University of Notre Dame, Australia – specialising in Early Childhood Education. Dee holds over 25 years of experience in the field within a variety of positions across early childhood practice, policy and academia.
Professor O’Connor’s research relates to play, learning environments, creativity and child development through education. Dee is a published author and regularly speaks at national and international conferences.
Dee will discuss the importance of child-initiated and self-directed play experiences, and how educators can optimise young children’s learning through a play-based pedagogy.
In this session we will:
Australian Professional Teaching Standards: APTS –1.2, 3.4, 3.6, 3.7, 4.1,4.2, 5.4, 6.2
EVENT TIME: 9.30am to 3.30pm
Morning Tea and Lunch are provided.
This Event will fill quickly, please book early to avoid disappointment.