PD SESSIONS

Early Childhood Educator

PLAY MATTERS - THE IMPORTANCE OF PLAY - Presented by Dr Dee O'Connor (NESA Approved)

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.

5 Hours

PLAY MATTERS - THE IMPORTANCE OF PLAY - Presented by Dr Dee O’Connor

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.

6 HOURS

PLAY MATTERS - THE IMPORTANCE OF PLAY Presented by Dr Dee O’Connor (Preschool to Year 2)

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.

6 Hours

PLAY MATTERS - WALKER LEARNING OVERVIEW (F/K/R &P to Year 2) (Online Event)

This session is an introductory presentation for primary teachers and leaders wanting to optimise children’s learning through a play-based pedagogy.

3 HOURS

PLAY MATTERS. The post pandemic classroom and why Play Matters more than ever. (F/K/P or R to Year 2) NESA ACCREDITED

PLAY MATTERS - The post-pandemic classroom and why play matters more than ever. NESA Accredited PD

6 HOURS

PLAY MATTERS. The post pandemic classroom and why Play Matters more than ever. (NESA Accredited) (Online event)

PLAY MATTERS - The post-pandemic classroom and they Play Matters more than ever. (NESA Accredited).

6 HOURS

POSITIVE PLAYGROUNDS - Promoting co-operation and creativity outside the classroom

What can we do to enhance play experiences, build skills and confidence in all areas and reduce negative behaviours?

6 HOURS

PRACTICAL TIPS FOR IMPLEMENTING BUSH KINDER

An educators guide to the successful implementation of a Bush Kinder program.

2.5 HOURS

READY SET GO! IS THIS CHILD READY FOR KINDERGARTEN OR SCHOOL?

How do we know if a child is ready for kindergarten or school?

3 Hours

SENSORY ART EXPERIENCES IN ASSOCIATION WITH ZART

Providing sensory experiences for children to touch, smell and observe the natural world as well as opportunities for creative self-expression can be challenging in our busy and technological society.

6 HOURS PD

SETTING UP ENRICHING ENVIRONMENTS TO SCAFFOLD LEARNING - INDOORS & OUTDOORS (EARLY CHILDHOOD)

Equip yourself to create interesting and meaningful environments that promote, engage and sustain children’s learning through play.

6 Hours

SETTING UP ENRICHING ENVIRONMENTS TO SCAFFOLD LEARNING - INDOORS & OUTDOORS (EARLY CHILDHOOD) (Online Event)

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

3 HOURS

SETTING UP ENRICHING LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS - INDOORS & OUTDOORS THAT SCAFFOLD LEARNING

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

3 Hours

TAKING LEARNING OUTSIDE - Practical Techniques for Teaching the Curriculum Outdoors

Studies suggest outdoor curriculum experiences pose a lower infection risk than those done indoors, so moving learning outside post-COVID lockdown could be just the ticket for health, wellbeing, and engagement.

2.5 HOURS

TEACHING & LEARNING THROUGH PLAY

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

6 Hours

Teaching Sustainability, Seasons and Science with Aboriginal Perspectives

Explore ways to teach sustainability, seasons, and science to young children in ways that incorporate an Aboriginal Perspective.

2 HOURS

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