Planning for learning using Best Start Kindergarten


Planning for learning using the Best Start Kindergarten Assessment is designed to help you understand what the research suggests as the important early literacy and numeracy skills.

Who should participate?

Early stage one teachers and school leadership teams.

Teacher relief funding

Funding for teacher relief for up to 2 teachers will be provided to all schools with a Kindergarten enrolment. A maximum of two days will be provided at any one school.

Mode of delivery

Face-to-face (one day).


This course helps teachers to analyse student strengths, identify patterns and find a starting point using PLAN2 and Best Start Kindergarten. Teachers will explore teaching strategies to differentiate learning for their context.

Completing this course will help you:

  • plan for targeted teaching effectively, using NSW syllabus and the literacy and numeracy learning progressions
  • create targeted quality teaching and learning programs from information gathered in the Best Start Kindergarten Assessment.

Register for 'Planning for Learning using Best Start Kindergarten'

Note: Registrations close one week prior to each event

If you experience any difficulties with the registration process, please email:

Dates and locations

Metropolitan North

Carrington Hotel, Katoomba 6 March
Entertainment Grounds, Gosford 12 March
18 March
Epping Club 12 March
Rooty Hill RSL 12 March
19 March
Castle Hill RSL 14 March
21 March
Checkers Resort (Terrey Hills) 14 March
21 March
Hornsby RSL 14 March
21 March

Metropolitan South

Gymea Tradies 7 March
Novotel Parramatta7 March
27 March
St George Leagues Club, Kogarah 12 March
Mercure Sydney International Hotel, Wolli Creek 14 March

Regional North

no further sessions  

Regional South

Liverpool Catholic Club 6 March
Mittagong RSL 7 March
Fairfield RSL 11 March
Sage Hotel, Wollongong14 March
15 March
21 March
22 March

Rural North

Club Taree 27 February
Armidale Bowling Club 1 March
Narrabri Public School15 March

Rural South and West

Charles Sturt University 4 March
Quality Inn, Dubbo 7 March
Coachhouse Marina Resort, Batemans Bay 7 March
Mollymook Shores Motel & Conference Centre 8 March
Queanbeyan Education Office 8 March
12 March
Albury Commercial Club 12 March
13 March
Walgett Community College 13 March
International Hotel, Wagga Wagga 14 March
15 March
Deniliquin RSL 19 March
The Southside Griffith Leagues Club 21 March
22 March
Broken Hill Education Office26 March
Dareton Public School28 March


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