Professional learning for educators

Access professional learning (PL) courses which provide strategies to effectively work with families and children who are choosing at-home learning.

How to login: to access the courses, educators will need to create a login by following these guidelines.

Each course is NESA accredited and free to complete.

Current professional learning courses

Select a course below to find out more and to enrol.

Using the early childhood learn at home website to plan for learning

This PL introduces learning from home – what it is and why it is so important to continuity of learning. The module provides an overview of the department’s learning from home resources and materials to support educators engaging preschool children learning from home. The module also includes a reminder about the need for educators to look after their own wellbeing during this time of rapid change.

Planning and assessing learning remotely

This PL will support early childhood educators to plan for and assess children’s learning when teaching remotely. Throughout the module educators will:

  • Unpack the planning cycle and the implications for remote delivery.

  • Explore and analyse the similarities and differences between face-to-face and online teaching.

  • Reflect on what intentional teaching and assessment of learning may look like when delivered remotely.
Supporting young students with a disability

This PL will support educators working with children with a disability in preschool, early intervention and the early years of school. It includes specific strategies and resources to ensure learning is tailored, relevant and inclusive of all children.

Strategies to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children

This PL supports educators to develop:

  • Knowledge of the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.

  • Skills to successfully embed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education.

It includes the introduction of the self-paced online learning program; Deadly Dialects. The program includes culturally relevant topics that can be implemented in services such as Aboriginal English, dialect awareness and early literacy learning.

This module is designed to support children of all ages but is also suitable for young children, 5 years old and under.

Strategies to support EAL/D students

This PL covers strategies to support English as an additional language or dialect (EAL/D) children who are being taught remotely.

This module is designed to support children of all ages but is also suitable for young children, 5 years old and under.

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