Critical reflection
General description What is critical reflection and how do we use it to inform our practice in an Early Childhood setting? During this 1.5-hour webinar, participants will learn about reflection, critical reflection, and practice skills that will assist the process. A practical workshop that can be taken back to your centre and shared with your…
Child protection
General description This 2 hour webinar is designed to keep you up to date with current child protection legislation and mandatory reporting requirements. This workshop identifies and explores types of abuse and neglect, our legislative responsibilities, ensuring educators are aware of Child Protection law, including our obligations as mandatory reporters and understanding how to apply…
Sensory friendly
General description Every child needs an environment to thrive in, not merely survive! This webinar is informed by many years of working in noisy environments and visiting many environments that have successfully used innovative ways to adjust acoustics, create harmony and cherish noise and mess in ways that everyone can enjoy it. You will learn:…
General description During this webinar we explore the basic concept of workplace culture, what a positive workplace culture looks like and how our workplace culture impacts not only educators, but also children and their families. We unpack Quality Area 4, with a particular focus on Professionalism and explore the concept of Being, Belonging and Becoming…
Using Visuals to support communication
General description Visuals are a versatile resource. Gain a basic understanding about how visuals support communication and learning, its application, and strategies to incorporate it within both individual and group environments. Growing Early Minds’ qualified Speech-Language Pathologist, Nimi, helps Early Childhood Educators use visuals to support communication in Early Childhood & OOSH settings. Audience Early…
General description So, your service is meeting the NQS (National Quality Standards). Great work, but where to from here? Join us to explore the ACECQA’s exceeding themes and examine the differences between services that ‘meet’ and those that ‘exceed’. Audience Early Childhood Educators, Leadership / Centre Management, OOSH Educators Delivery format Webinar Course provider Children…
General description This webinar takes an introductory dive into the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child exploring the four key principles, with particular focus on the best interest of the child. We explore what is in the best interest of the child and how to determine this. Audience Early Childhood Educators, Leadership…
General description Embedding Aboriginal perspectives in early childhood curriculums is a multifaceted approach and is a combination of both pedagogy and practice. Koori Curriculum’s Aboriginal pedagogy workshop supports educators to teach through culture and not just about it. For non-Indigenous educators this will also include fostering an understanding of how ones world view and ways…
General description An introduction to helping parents and families with fussy eaters. Growing Early Minds’ Paediatric Dietitian introduces the foundations of growth, development and eating in young children. Covering the developmental food continuum, general feeding strategies and helping the fussy eater get the best bite. By the end of this session, you will be able…
General description This webinar is designed for those who are new to the role of QIP writing (Quality Improvement Plan). Gain an understanding of what a QIP is and what should be included. Gain tips for writing, and learn about commonly made mistakes (so you can avoid them). Learn about making the role of self-assessment,…