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Children's Agency: Enabling and Empowering the Child’s Voice Theory into Practice (Single Session) Designed for
Position Type: All educators
Level: Intermediate

Inner Melbourne | QA1 Date: Thu 22 Jun Registrations close: Thu 15 Jun
During this session educators will explore the true meaning of children’s agency and it's importance for children. Participants will consider how our view of the child impacts on the experiences and opportunities we provide as well as influencing the child’s sense of self.
 

$198.00 Per Participant (inc GST)



An Introduction to Cultural Competence Theory into Practice (Single Session) Designed for
Position Type: All educators
Level: Intermediate

Inner Melbourne | QA6 Date: Mon 15 May Registrations close: Mon 8 May
The Early Years Learning Framework for Australia defines culturally competent educators as those who ‘respect multiple cultural ways of knowing, seeing and living, celebrate the benefits of diversity and have an ability to understand and honour differences’ (DEEWR 2009, p. 16).
 
This session will draw on contemporary theories and practice to enhance participants’ skills and knowledge regarding cultural competency. Participants will identify key stages of the cultural competency continuum and explore how cultural norms impact on day-to-day curriculum decision-making. Participants will also utilise practical tools available to support children’s cultural and linguistic rights.

$247.50 Per Participant (inc GST)



The Outdoor Educator Theory into Practice (Single Session) Designed for
Position Type: All educators
Level: Intermediate

Inner Melbourne | QA3 Date: Fri 23 Jun Registrations close: Fri 16 Jun
This session explores the potential of the outdoor educator role.
Participants will consider strategies for embedding learning about the natural world and the possibilities for enriching the curriculum with a service-wide approach to outdoor learning.

$247.50 Per Participant (inc GST)



Introduction to Mindfulness Theory into Practice (Single Session) Designed for
Position Type: All educators
Level: Introductory

Inner Melbourne | QA5 Date: Tue 27 Jun Registrations close: Tue 20 Jun
This introductory session explores a particular area of enhancing wellbeing, the concept of mindfulness, defined as ‘the awareness that emerges through paying attention on purpose, in the present moment, and nonjudgmentally to the unfolding experiences moment by moment.’ (Hooker and Fodor, 2008)
 
Participants will gain a deeper understanding of child brain development and the role of attachment to support optimal environments for mindfulness to occur for children and adults.
 

$198.00 Per Participant (inc GST)



Reflective Practice Theory into Practice (Single Session) Designed for
Position Type: All educators
Level: Intermediate

Inner Melbourne | QA1 Date: Wed 28 Jun Registrations close: Wed 21 Jun
Reflective practice is recognised as an integral skill to encourage educators to reconsider practices, behaviours and teaching strategies.
This session supports participants to gain an enhanced understanding of reflective practice, to consider strategies for developing a team approach to reflection, and the possibilities for reflection to flourish in everyday practice.

$247.50 Per Participant (inc GST)




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