This session is ideal for those looking for information on introducing a play-based pedagogy and inspiration on setting up engaging learning environments.

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WALKER LEARNING JANUARY INTENSIVE - OPTION 6

Play Matters - A Walker Learning Overview and Creating Engaging & Intentional Learning Environments

Wed 24th Jan 2023

10.30am - 4.30pm AEDT
10.00am - 4.00pm SA
9.30am - 3.30pm QLD
9.00am - 3.00pm AEDT
7.30am - 1.30pm WA

Join us for Day 2 of our January Intensives with our NESA Accredited professional development.

Day 2 AM: Play Matters - A Walker Learning Overview

This session is an introductory presentation of the key elements of Walker Learning in the early years (ages 5 - 8). This session includes an overview of the following; the research and philosophy of Walker Learning, how to set up inspiring learning environments, the investigation session, how to authentically link literacy and numeracy into Investigations, implementation strategies for teams and schools and an introduction to Walker Learning documentation which links to the existing curriculum framework.

Completing Play Matters - A Walker Learning Overview will contribute 3 hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Accredited PD in the priority area of Delivery and assessment of NSW Curriculum/Early Years Learning Framework addressing standard descriptors 1.2.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

Day 2 PM: Creating Engaging & Intentional Learning Environments

How do we create engaging and meaningful environments that promote and sustain children’s learning through play?

This session explores the importance of creating spaces that nurture and inspire whilst facilitating learning.

You will also see examples of how to add and use everyday materials within a realistic budget to assist children in their learning, engagement, and exploration both indoors and outdoors.

Completing Creating Engaging and Intentional Learning Environments will contribute 3 hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Accredited PD in the priority area of Delivery and assessment of NSW Curriculum/Early Years Learning Framework addressing standard descriptors 1.1.2, 2.5.2 & 3.3.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

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Australian Professional Teaching Standards: 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.5, 3.4, 3.6, 3.7, 4.1, 4.2, 5.4, 6.2, 6.3

Ideally suited for educators who are new to or early in their Walker Learning journey and working with children from 3 to 8 years.

Walker Learning Approach Pathway

The Walker Learning Pathway
The Walker Learning Approach is a journey and is best implemented through a pathway of PD modules which can be attended online or delivered as customised sessions to your school.