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Download our full 2020 Professional Development Training Calendar here.  Browse the different training sessions on offer below.

Available Courses

  • Mandatory Reporting (December)

    During this session you will be updated on the regulatory and legal requirements around reporting suspected cases of child abuse and neglect. We will explore the importance of ‘informed reporting’, what constitutes abuse and neglect and gain awareness of a community approach to to reporting abuse and neglect. Please Note: Session content on this topic […]

  • Mandatory Reporting (October)

    During this session you will be updated on the regulatory and legal requirements around reporting suspected cases of child abuse and neglect. We will explore the importance of ‘informed reporting’, what constitutes abuse and neglect and gain awareness of a community approach to to reporting abuse and neglect. Please Note: Session content on this topic […]

  • Social Fairness in Early Childhood

    This session is designed to bring together early childhood professionals with a variety of perspectives, to challenge and explore the ways in which early childhood education is, and can be, engaging with social fairness and democratic practices. Presented by: Centre of Professional Learning & Education Links to NQS Quality Area: 1, 5 & 6 Date: 26 August  2020 […]

  • Accidental Counsellor

    Lifeline Canberra is the original creator of the Accidental Counsellor course. This two-day program has been developed for people in virtually any role, who find themselves in situations where counselling or empathetic communication is required. The program provides participants with a range of tried and tested counselling skills that work to create effective communication and […]

  • Protective Practices; Professional Boundaries

    Our work as educators focuses on the development of positive, caring and respectful relationships with the children and young people we work with. This session will explore professional boundaries and the importance in establishing and maintaining appropriate relationships between educators and children and young people. Presented by: Centre of Professional Learning & Education Links to […]

  • Little Scientists: Optics (TBC)

    Enjoy a day full of lights, colours and optical illusions. Explore the land of mirrors, colourful shadows and nature’s paint palette. Appreciate the magic of colour, mirrors and shadows through the eyes of a child. Discover the empowering effects of child-led inquiry projects in early childhood and become immersed in your own inquiry project. Presented […]

  • Bus Tour: A Taste of the Bush

    Come and join us for an exciting morning with Wiradjuri man Adam Shipp, who will discuss Indigenous connection to country. Adam will take you on a tour through the Wetlands, showcasing a range of different plants found from around the region and the traditional Aboriginal use of them for making food and medicine. This tour […]

  • Back to Basics: Code of Ethics

    The Code of Ethics provides a framework for critical reflection, professional behaviour and ethical responsibilities of early childhood educators. This session is designed to go back to the basics by unpacking Early Childhood Australia’s Code of Ethics. We will discuss your values as an educator and guide you on how the code of ethics can […]

  • Mental Health First Aid

    In this two-day interactive course, participants will be exposed to a firm understanding and awareness of mental health issues. Skills and strategies will be learnt for understanding individual impact and responding to mental health issues. Please Note: Attendance is required at both sessions. Presented by: Lifeline Links to NQS Quality Area: 2, 5, 6 & 7 Date: 29 […]

  • Learning Through The Arts

    Learning through creativity and the arts in early childhood plays a critical role in children’s development. Our role is to provide children with the materials, inspiration and time to use art as a platform for learning. This session is designed to guide educators with creative educational experiences that you can use to implement that allows […]

  • Little Scientists: Water (TBC)

    Have you ever met a child who is not fascinated by water? From ice blocks to raindrops, children love to explore water from an early age. Explore water with all your senses, investigate the different aggregate states and test the solubility of various substances. Discover how to create a nurturing learning environment through STEM inquiry […]

  • First Aid Training

    Course Code: HLTAID001, HLTAID002, HLTAID003, HLTAID004, 22282VIC, 22300VIC

    First Aid is delivered through a third party arrangement with St John Ambulance (RTO 88041). This course is designed to inform you of the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid response to infants and children. It applies specifically for educators and support staff working in an education and care setting which covers child […]

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