Developing the whole child series

FD 3 6


Series of 2 workshops on OCT 8 and NOV 5: at 9am - 2.30pm
This series provides educators with deep and inspired understanding of Quality Area 1 Educational program and practice and the EYLF Practices. Using the work of Loris Malaguzzi, you will consider your image of a child and how that informs your teaching. Become f

ocused on providing children with rich and authentic learning experiences, based on your observations and meaningful documentation of each child's current knowledge, strengths, ideas, culture, abilities and interests.


OCT 8: Planning a child-centred curriculum for play-based learning

Use our virtual tour into inspirational curriculum and your taste of nature play to reflect on ways to:

  • use the environment as the third teacher
  • increase the learning capacity of your curriculum
  • promote nature play and an appreciation of the natural environment
  • plan and evaluate the curriculum based on each child's culture, interests, knowledge and abilities

NOV 5: Using meaningful documentation to develop the whole child

You will feel new prpose in observing and documenting chidlren's learning to use this information for sharing, evaluating their progress and planning experiences for the child. We explore the cycle of:


  • Explore the myths and facts around documentation - understand how to collect 'quality information' about each child and their learning progress


  • Use tools and skills to assess a child's learning and co-construct meaning from information
  • Complete summative assessment to assess and plan for a child's progress in the five learning outcomes


  • Use information to plan for learning and to lead the direction of the educational program

Workshop series facilitator: Andrea Isitt


Event Details

Event Date 08-10-2018 9:00am
Event End Date 05-11-2018 2:30pm
Capacity 24
Available place 6
Individual Price AUD290.00
Heritage Function Centre at Old Petrie Town, Dayboro Road, Whiteside, Q 4503
901 Dayboro Road Whiteside, Queensland 4503 Australia
Heritage Function Centre at Old Petrie Town, Dayboro Road, Whiteside, Q 4503
AUD290.00 6
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