Teaching & Learning through Play (Pre Kindy to Year 2) Presented by Dr Dee O'Connor
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.