Professional Learning Library
Managing different approaches to pedagogy with colleagues
In this webinar Louise Dorrat will share her knowledge and experience about how beginning teachers can successful work through pedagogical differences that ensure outcomes for children are achieved and successful team work is maintained and enhanced.
Department of Education and Training Victoria
Understanding child mental health and disability
This foundation course explores mental health for children aged 0-12 years who are living with disability. It will help you to identify the factors that support a child’s social and emotional wellbeing and introduce you to key concepts in disability-aware practice. It also describes the importance of considering the mental health of children living with disability, and why these children may be more vulnerable to developing mental health concerns.
Supporting Self-Regulation: Why, What, When and How
Learning to manage feelings in an age-appropriate and socially acceptable way is a crucial developmental task for all children. Children who are well-regulated are more cooperative and socially successful and enjoy better attention and learning outcomes. Self-regulation always develops in the context of secure relationships with caring adults.
KU Children’s Services
Engaging with children
This course introduces you to the concept of engaging children as partners in practice, as a foundation for responding to child mental health concerns.
Engaging with parents
This course introduces you to ways that you can actively and effectively engage with parents about their children’s social and emotional wellbeing. This course is intended to support practitioners to sensitively engage with parents about their children’s social and emotional wellbeing by strengthening practitioners understanding of factors and circumstances that impact on parents’ family and social relationships and their relational capabilities.
Understanding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultures and People: Personal cultural competency
Professional learning modules that support understandings of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and people. Module 1: Personal cultural competency - this course looks at power and positioning of cultures and the difference between being in a mainstream and a minority culture.
Early Childhood Resource Hub