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Workshops for Educators

Are you a fresh face in Early Childhood, or do you have a qualification with years of experience? Either way, you are invited to build your professional knowledge and skills by booking into one or more of our workshops.
These workshops engage our students, educators and leaders in active learning. Each workshop relates to the Early Childhood National Quality Framework and introduces strategies for practice guided by the Early Years Learning Framework.

  • Bookings are required by booking online below, emailing us or phoning 3204 4336
  • Payment is to be made prior to the workshop to confirm your place, as places are limited. All participants receive a certificate of attendance.
  • Tea, coffee, morning tea and a light lunch is provided.

 

North Brisbane Training Venue

Our workshop venue is located at The Pioneer Room, Heritage Hotel and Function Centre at Old Petrie Town.

Dayboro Road, Whiteside, Q. 4503


With so much focus on quality Early Childhood 'education' this workshop refocuses understanding of educator's practice for respectful, sensitive and responsive 'care'. This workshop engages you in experiences to:

- look at babies with fresh eyes and consider ways of demonstrating respectful practice, based on the work of Dr. Emmi Pikler
- discuss understanding of relevant theories and use these to guide your practice with babies and toddlers
- identify babies' cues and respond to meet their needs using the 'with and not to' approach to provide sensitive care and rhythm in routines
- provide an engaging curriculum for sensory exploration and learning through trial and error
- examine approaches and experiences to engage babies and toddlers for their holistic development
- discuss creating a healthy, safe and supportive environment, and how to develop genuine partnerships with families

Event Date 09-05-2018 9:00am
Event End Date 09-05-2018 2:00pm
Capacity 18
Available place 10
Individual Price $145.00
$145.00 10

This workshop explores the NQS, Quality Area 6 Collaborative partnerships with families and communities, and EYLF Principle 2: Partnerships. We discuss and use a range of strategies to create welcoming environments and to work collaboratively with families so that we can provide a relevant program for the child, respecting each family's culture and values. We engage in experiences to consider effective communication methods to share information, and ways to respond professionally to parent's questions, concerns and requests.

Event Date 14-05-2018 9:00am
Event End Date 14-05-2018 2:00pm
Capacity 24
Available place 13
Individual Price $145.00
$145.00 13

Series of 3 workshops on MAY 21, JUN 11 & JUL 9: at 9am - 2pm
Today like never before, organisations need effective and collaborative educators who can step up and lead with a team approach. This series of three workshops will equip emerging leaders with the right mindset and tools to achieve their goals alongside developing others.

Over this series, you will develop skills and knowledge in how to:

MAY 21: Develop effective teams and individuals

JUN 11: Develop and use emotional intelligence

JUL 9: Mentor in the workplace to develop people, communication and problem solving within the team.

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Event Date 21-05-2018 9:00am
Event End Date 09-07-2018 2:00pm
Capacity 24
Available place 17
Individual Price $435.00
$435.00 17

This workshop will encourage you to reflect on your approach to mealtimes and to value them as an opportunity to use for learning in the curriculum, to develop children's wellbeing, social and life skills. We explore how to promote meaningful mealtimes through 'nourishing' environments and rolling mealtimes. We will also discuss ways to: plan for and provide healthy food and drinks, use food safety knowledge, know each child's dietary needs and look at current trends for nourishing children in early childhood.

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Event Date 04-06-2018 9:00am
Event End Date 04-06-2018 2:00pm
Capacity 24
Available place 20
Individual Price $145.00
$145.00 20

In this workshop we discuss your role and responsibilities in relation to child protection in your organisation. You will begin to learn how to identify and recognise children at risk of abuse by understanding all forms of abuse and the red flags to look out for.

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Event Date 06-06-2018 9:00am
Event End Date 06-06-2018 2:00pm
Capacity 24
Available place 16
Individual Price $145.00
$145.00 16

This workshop explores an educator's role to nurture comfort, emotional security and trust through sensitive and respectful care for babies and toddlers. In doing so, we are providing the foundations for a child's wellbeing and learning through their interactions with people and the environment. Providing an engaging curriculum is a hands-on focus at this workshop. We explore the work of Emmi Pikler and relevant theorists to guide your practices. Approaches and experiences to engage babies and toddlers for their holistic development will be examined. We will also discuss creating a healthy, safe and supportive environment, and how to develop genuine partnerships with families.

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Event Date 02-07-2018 9:00am
Event End Date 02-07-2018 2:00pm
Capacity 24
Available place 9
Individual Price $145.00
$145.00 9