Collaborative partnerships to support transition to school during COVID 19

Transition to school webinar series

Transitioning from early childhood education and care services to primary school can be a scary prospect. Have you made local partnerships to support children to have a successful transition in their learning journey?

Watch this two-part webinar series to learn to adapt transition activities during COVID-19 and hear about successful transition partnerships between schools and ECEC services to help guide your processes.

Between session activity

Consider what you are doing now with these guiding questions.

Collaborative partnerships to support the transition to school 1
Collaborative partnerships to support the transition to school 2

Case studies

Read about what services and centres have done this year including:

Resources to support transition conversations

Further links and resources


Professional learning to support transition activities

Purpose

Learn to complete and use the Transition to school statement effectively to support the transition to school.

Target audience

Early childhood educators and Early Stage 1 school staff.

Link

Transition to school statement

Purpose

Learn about the various methods which may be used to collaborate with family, community service’s and other agencies available within their school community to ensure equity and support effective transition to school.

Target audience

Primary school principals, school leadership teams and early childhood teachers involved in transition.

Link

Collaborative partnerships supporting effective transition

Purpose

Hear about transition to school research and best practice in a four-part conversation series.

Target audience

School leadership teams and Early Stage 1 teachers involved in transition to school practices

Link

Conversations on transition with Sue Dockett and Bob Perry

Purpose

Support the implementation of the updated ‘Strong and successful start to school: Transition guidelines’ and provide strategies that schools can implement to inform best outcomes and reflect on learning programs.

Target audience

Early Stage 1 teachers and school leadership teams.

Link

Strong and Successful Start to School

Purpose

Learn to to interpret and engage with the AEDC early school preliminary snapshot and AEDC school profile from the 2021 AEDC data collection.

Target audience

School leaders and teachers

Link

School leaders engaging with the Australian Early Development Census (AEDC) 2021 school report

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