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July 2019

Relaxation, Massage and Yoga fun (0-6 yrs)

23 July @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Max Webber Library, Flushcombe Road
Blacktown, NSW 2148 Australia

In our busy world, many children experience little quiet or stillness and few opportunities to really relax. Relaxation supports optimal learning by allowing the thinking part of the brain to fully engage in play and learning activities. A stressed child remains on…

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All eyes on us! Active Supervision and our Duty of Care for OOSH

31 July @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ngallu Wal – Aboriginal Child & Family Centre, 259 Kildare Road
Doonside, NSW 2767 Australia

This 2hr workshop explores the educators’ role and duty of care when supervising children, with reference to the Education & Care Services National Law & Regulations & the National Quality Standards. We explore the key components of active supervision and…

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August 2019

Autism

6 August @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Max Webber Library, Flushcombe Road
Blacktown, NSW 2148 Australia

Autism is a lifelong developmental disorder that affects, among other things, the way an individual relates to his or her environment and their interaction with other people. An estimated 1 in 70 people has Autism Spectrum Disorder; that’s almost 230,000…

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Understanding Children’s Behaviour – (NESA 3-hrs)

7 August @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Stonecutters Ridge Neighbourhood Centre, Ashlar Court
Colebee, NSW 2761 Australia

Let us support you on your journey to understanding and guiding children’s behaviour.  Approach children’s behaviour positively and feel empowered to: • Understand influences on children’s behaviour • Empower children with self-regulation skills • Seek the right support and gain…

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Transition to School

13 August @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ngallu Wal – Aboriginal Child & Family Centre, 259 Kildare Road
Doonside, NSW 2767 Australia

This 2 hour workshop explores how we can best prepare our children and families for the transition to school with a focus on foundational life skills. Light refreshments will be provided. Training Presenter: Kirsty Fantini – Early Years Training 

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The Role of the Educational Leader for OOSH

20 August @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Max Webber Library, Flushcombe Road
Blacktown, NSW 2148 Australia

This workshop will focus on the role of the Educational Leader in education and care services including exploring leadership models and leaders as change agents, how to know the people you are working with and how to use personality typing…

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PUAWER005B – Operate as part of an emergency control organisation

28 August @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Ngallu Wal – Aboriginal Child & Family Centre, 259 Kildare Road
Doonside, NSW 2767 Australia

This unit covers the competency required to implement the emergency response specified in the workplace emergency procedures. This unit has been developed to cover the broad range of emergencies in workplaces as considered in Australian Standard 3745-2010. Target Audience: Existing…

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September 2019

NESA Endorsed – Documentation: Find the Story Worth Telling (NESA 5hrs)

4 September @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Ngallu Wal – Aboriginal Child & Family Centre, 259 Kildare Road
Doonside, NSW 2767 Australia

This workshop is an opportunity for an in-depth exploration of documentation and addresses questions such as: What expectations do we have about documentation including those of the NQS? How does documentation fit into the NQS Exceeding themes? What are our…

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My Time our Place – Environment for OOSH

10 September @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Max Webber Library, Flushcombe Road
Blacktown, NSW 2148 Australia

This comprehensive 2 hour training will provide participants with a practical approach to the implementation My Time, Our Place Framework focusing on environments. Understanding the necessities of the environment in school age care services and ideas to meet these requirements…

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Critical Reflection

11 September @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ngallu Wal – Aboriginal Child & Family Centre, 259 Kildare Road
Doonside, NSW 2767 Australia

What is critical reflection and how do we use it to inform our practice in an Early Childhood setting? During this 2-hour workshop participants will learn about reflection, critical reflection, and practice skills that will assist the process. A practical…

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Schema in Early Childhood Pedagogy and Planning

17 September @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ngallu Wal – Aboriginal Child & Family Centre, 259 Kildare Road
Doonside, NSW 2767 Australia

Play is endemic to the human species promoting a mental state of happiness.Purely, we feel good when we choose what we want to do! Children and adults alike make sense of their world through various types of play and watching…

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Accidental Counsellor

25 September @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Ngallu Wal – Aboriginal Child & Family Centre, 259 Kildare Road
Doonside, NSW 2767 Australia

Do you find yourself becoming an ‘accidental counsellor’ to parents/carers of children at your centre? Would you like to gain skills in dealing with difficult or sensitive issues? Then this is the course for you! Summary of the training: •…

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October 2019

Supporting Children’s Emotional Wellbeing

15 October @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ngallu Wal – Aboriginal Child & Family Centre, 259 Kildare Road
Doonside, NSW 2767 Australia

Research has shown that there are increasing number of children under the age of 5 years who are experiencing anxiety disorders and depression. During this 2 hour workshop, we will explore and discuss the importance of our interactions with children,…

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Being an Intentional Educator

21 October @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ngallu Wal – Aboriginal Child & Family Centre, 259 Kildare Road
Doonside, NSW 2767 Australia

This 2-hour comprehensive training will explore what it means to be intentional- our role, our interactions, documentation and environment and encourage educators to reflect on their role, their behaviours and interactions. Light refreshments provided. Training Presenter: Kirsty Fantini - Early Years Training

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Embedding Aboriginal Perspectives into Early Childhood Curriculums

22 October @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Stonecutters Ridge Neighbourhood Centre, Ashlar Court
Colebee, NSW 2761 Australia

This 6 hour workshop will highlight the importance of including Aboriginal perspectives into service programs and why it needs to be done EVERY DAY! This is a practical hands on workshop that provides educators with multiple examples of experiences. It…

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Well-being for educators in an early childhood setting

26 October @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ngallu Wal – Aboriginal Child & Family Centre, 259 Kildare Road
Doonside, NSW 2767 Australia

Give your full care and attention to children and families, by learning how to look after your well-being. This full day workshop will identify the ways in which early childhood educators can use the concepts of Belonging, Being and Becoming…

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Supporting Children with Anxiety

30 October @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Max Webber Library, Flushcombe Road
Blacktown, NSW 2148 Australia

As early childhood educators we often see children with anxiety. Here are some questions that may have crossed your mind: What is normal anxiety? What causes anxiety? How do we support children with anxiety? This 2 hour workshop will explore these questions and…

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November 2019

NESA Endorsed – Why Mindset Matters – See the meaning in children’s behaviour (NESA 5hrs)

6 November @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Ngallu Wal – Aboriginal Child & Family Centre, 259 Kildare Road
Doonside, NSW 2767 Australia

Children can present with a wide array of complex needs and behaviours which may be difficult to make sense of and can be stressful to manage. This workshop aims to help educators gain an understanding that all behaviour is meaningful.…

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Child Protection – Refresher

13 November @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Max Webber Library, Flushcombe Road
Blacktown, NSW 2148 Australia

This 2.5 hour workshop is designed to keep you up-to-date with current child protection and mandatory reporting requirements. This workshop explores types of abuse and neglect, our legislative responsibilities, ensuring educators are aware of Child Protection law, including our obligations as…

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Food Handling and Menu Planning for OOSH

19 November @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Stonecutters Ridge Neighbourhood Centre, Ashlar Court
Colebee, NSW 2761 Australia

National Quality Standard 2.1.3 Healthy eating and physical activity are promoted and appropriate for each child. This 2 hour training will assist educators in how to plan meals, food handling and complying with the standards. This training is based on…

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