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July 2020

The Real 3 R’s: Relationships, Routines & Risk – Webinar

29 July, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Webinar Australia
Duty of Care Educator Training

This webinar places the concept of relationships, routines and risk under the early childhood microscope and allows us to reflect on current practices. We will explore the possibilities through the three R’s to maximise children’s learning opportunities and sense of belonging through connection, with reference to  Quality Area 1, 3 & 5 & the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCROC). Training Presenter: Kirralea Lyneham - Children First Training BOOK NOW

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August 2020

Critical Reflection – Webinar

4 August, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Webinar Australia
Reflective Practice Educator Training

What is critical reflection and how do we use it to inform our practice in an Early Childhood setting? During this 1.5-hour webinar participants will learn about reflection, critical reflection, and practice skills that will assist the process. A practical workshop with exercises that can be taken back to your centre and shared with your team. Training Presenter: Margaret Vassallo – Children First Training  BOOK NOW

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All eyes on us! Active Supervision and our Duty of Care – Webinar

12 August, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Webinar Australia
Duty of Care Educator Training

This 1.5hr webinar 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 how other factors including the learning environment and our relationships with children and families can support us in our role. Training Presenter: Children First Training - Kirralea Lyneham BOOK NOW

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HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

15 August, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ngallu Wal – Aboriginal Child & Family Centre, 259 Kildare Road
Doonside, NSW 2767 Australia

Due to the COVID-19 situation all the theory for this course will be done online. The 30 minute practical component of this course will be assessed 4 participants at a time in accordance to the recommendations by the State Government. Once you have booked I will be in contact with you to allocate a time between 9am-12pm on the above date to complete the practical component.  This training course involves: Completion of online pre-course study, plus 30 minute practical training You will…

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QIP Writing – Webinar

18 August, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Webinar Australia

This webinar is designed for those who are new to the role of QIP writing. Gain an understanding of what a QIP is and what should be included. Gain tips for writing, and learn about commonly made mistakes (so you can avoid them). Learn about making the QIP part of your everyday operations. Training Presenter: Margaret Vassallo - Children First Training BOOK NOW

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HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education & care setting

22 August, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Ngallu Wal – Aboriginal Child & Family Centre, 259 Kildare Road
Doonside, NSW 2767 Australia
HLTAID009 Provide CPR  HLTAID001

Due to the COVID-19 situation all the theory for this course will be done on line. The 60 minute practical component of this course with be assessed 4 participants at a time in accords to the recommendations by the NSW Government. Once you have booked I will be in contact with you to allocate a time between 9am-5pm on the above date to complete the practical component.  This course covers senior first aid, CPR and the management of asthma and anaphylaxis. Please…

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Supporting a Meaningful Transition to School – Webinar

24 August, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Webinar Australia

This 1.5 hour webinar explores how we can best prepare our children and families for the transition to school with a focus on foundational life skills. We will look at pre-literacy and pre-numeracy and how this can be supported in a holistic, play based and multi-sensory approach. We also look at brain functioning and WHEN is the right time for academic learning. We explore the importance of resilience and a love of learning as the goal! Training Presenter: Kirsty Fantini – Early…

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Clay & Wine Online – Webinar

31 August, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Webinar Australia

Are you interested in learning more about using clay with children in early childhood? How do you feel about having clay out all the time and using specific tools and techniques to create long term projects with clay? We have just the night for you! Join us for a wonderful evening online with your cuppa or a wine and we will do some micro clay-work and of course pedagogical discussion. *Must have your own clay (very small air-drying lump from craft…

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September 2020

Extending Children’s Play and Learning – Webinar

8 September, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Webinar Australia

This webinar will demonstrate different thinking approaches towards extending children’s play and learning. Some elements of QA 1.1 & 1.2 of the NQS will be covered. Designed to help educators expand their thinking and creativity when it comes to planning for a play-based curriculum. This webinar is suitable for those who are new to programming and planning, or those wanting a refresher. This webinar is suitable for all educators working in early childhood and OOSH services. Training Presenter: Margaret Vassallo…

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Reconciliation Action Plan – Webinar

9 September, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Webinar Australia

Are you wanting to start your reconciliation journey and not sure where to begin? In this webinar, Jessica will be yarning about the importance of Reconciliation Action Plans and how they can best be utilised to create cultural change in your early learning setting. TRAINING PROVIDER: Jessica Staines - Koori Curriculum (Aboriginal Early Childhood Training & Consultancy) BOOK NOW www.childrenfirst.asn.au | Visit us on Facebook

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Child Protection – Refresher – Webinar

16 September, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Webinar Australia
Child Protection Early Childhood Educator Training

This 2 hour webinar 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 mandatory reporters and understanding how to apply this in practice. Attendees will receive a certificate of participation. Training Presenter: Children First Training - Kirralea Lyneham BOOK NOW www.childrenfirst.asn.au | Visit us on Facebook

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Sensory Friendly Environment – Webinar

17 September, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Webinar Australia

Every child needs an environment to thrive in, not merely survive! This webinar is informed by many years of working in noisy environments and visiting many environments that have successfully used innovative ways to adjust acoustics, create harmony and cherish noise and mess in ways that everyone can enjoy it. You will learn: - About sensory processing - Discuss the barriers to a harmonious environment - The role respect and responsibility plays in good environments - How to select, arrange…

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Supporting Children’s Emotional Wellbeing – Webinar

22 September, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Webinar 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 1.5 hour workshop, we will explore and discuss the importance of our interactions with children, supporting their learning and emotional well-being, in particular their self-concept and confidence, along with practical strategies. TRAINING PROVIDER: Early Years Training – Kirsty Fantini BOOK NOW www.childrenfirst.asn.au | Visit us on Facebook

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Making real connections to support & guide children’s behaviour – Webinar

23 September, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Webinar Australia

Behaviour Management what’s it all about?– Gaining control or gaining an understanding? This webinar explores challenging behaviours and what environmental and social factors impact and influences these behaviours. We reflect on our own current practices and explore various considerations and how as educators we can support children through our approach, using various strategies & tools. This webinar is suitable for all educators working in early childhood and OOSH services. Training Presenter: Children First Training - Kirralea Lyneham BOOK NOW www.childrenfirst.asn.au | Visit…

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October 2020

EYLF Practice: Assessment for Learning – Webinar

7 October, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Webinar Australia

This 1 hour webinar unpacks the EYLF Practice: ‘Assessment for learning'. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the practice as we pull it apart and simplify it, and can use this knowledge to assist reflection on their own practices. Training Presenter: Margaret Vassallo - Children First Training BOOK NOW

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Inspired by Reggio – Webinar

14 October, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Webinar Australia

This webinar will explore the basic key principles of Reggio Emilia and how these principles can be applied in the early learning setting, in a way that is relevant to your own services’ philosophy, pedagogical practices and cultural context. Training Presenter: Kirralea Lyneham - Children First Training BOOK NOW

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Connecting with Community – Webinar

20 October, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Webinar Australia

Making connections with our community can be an overwhelming concept. Where do we start? How do we make it real and authentic? How can children and families be involved in the process? During this webinar we explore community, with reference to Quality Area 6 Collaborative partnerships with families and communities, to guide us in exploring how services can connect to community through an authentic approach relevant to their service. This webinar is suitable for all educators working in early childhood…

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Multilingualism – Webinar

20 October, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Webinar Australia

This webinar has had a name change from bilingualism to multilingualism! Do you have children of culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) background and unsure whether their difficulties are due to a language delay or having English as a second language (ESL)? Learn more about speech and language development in multilingualism. This interactive presentation will be hosted by Speech-Language Pathologists from Growing Early Minds and will focus on identifying speech-language concerns in Multilingual children. Training Presenter: Growing Early Minds  Nimi Goh – Speech…

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The Essence of an Effective Team – Webinar

28 October, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Webinar Australia

This webinar explores the key components that contribute to an effective team including communication methods, communication strategies, conflict styles and conflict resolution strategies and skills that can be implemented in our everyday workplace practices guided by ethical practices. Training Presenter: Children First Training - Kirralea Lyneham BOOK NOW

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HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

31 October, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ngallu Wal – Aboriginal Child & Family Centre, 259 Kildare Road
Doonside, NSW 2767 Australia

Due to the COVID-19 all the theory for this course will be done online. The 30 minute practical component of this course will be assessed 4 participants at a time in accordance to the recommendations by the State Government. Once you have booked you will receive a link to book a time for your practical between 9am-12pm on the 31st October. Once you have booked your practical you can then complete your online theory.  This training course involves: Completion of online pre-course study,…

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November 2020

Celebrating Christmas Authentically – Webinar

2 November, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Webinar Australia

This session explores how we can celebrate and discuss Christmas in a meaningful and authentic way with all educators, families and children. We will explore what this time of year looks like for all our educators & families and see this as a perfect opportunity for experiences, interactions and reflection that capture cultural competence and agency. We look at how we can move away from traditional Christmas “craft” of red, green & gold and start to see this time of…

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Child Protection – Refresher – Webinar

11 November, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Webinar Australia

This 2 hour webinar 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 mandatory reporters and understanding how to apply this in practice. Attendees will receive a certificate of participation. Training Presenter: Children First Training - Kirralea Lyneham BOOK NOW

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NESA Endorsed – Well-being for educators in an early childhood setting (NESA 3.5hrs) – Webinar

14 November, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Webinar Australia

Learn the value of nurturing your health and wellness as an educator. This 3.5 hour webinar will teach educators the ways that they can use the principles of Belong Be Become as a guide to upholding their physical, mental and professional wellbeing. They will learn the connection between child and educator wellbeing, how to prevent burnout, how to effectively support their colleagues and how to expand their current pedagogy. With practical strategies that can be adapted to every individual, educators…

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QIP Writing – Webinar

17 November, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Webinar Australia

This webinar is designed for those who are new to the role of QIP writing. Gain an understanding of what a QIP is and what should be included. Gain tips for writing, and learn about commonly made mistakes (so you can avoid them). Become familiar with the Self-assessment tool and QIP template. Learn about making the QIP part of your everyday operations. Training Presenter: Margaret Vassallo - Children First Training BOOK NOW

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Whose Voice is it Anyway? – Webinar

18 November, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Webinar Australia

During this 1hr webinar we will explore how we can begin, and continue to honour the rights of the child through program & practice, with reference to the UNCROC and the EYLF, by bringing the child’s voice to life in the early childhood environment. Training Presenter: Children First Training - Kirralea Lyneham BOOK NOW

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Facilitating Language and Play for Children with Autism – Webinar

23 November, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Webinar Australia

Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and children that have social communication difficulties need additional support to interact, play, understand and socialise with others. This two hour webinar can help you to understand more about working with these children and their parents to improve social communication skills. Practical tips and activities will help you to focus on children that you have in mind, whilst providing time to discuss strategies and work out how to best apply them in your classroom. TRAINING…

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Working with Aboriginal Families and Communities – Webinar

24 November, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Webinar Australia

In order to provide quality care to Aboriginal children and families early learning services should seek to work in partnership with other stakeholders and service providers in their community. This workshop guides educators to map their local community and identify key services, people and places to connect with. We will discuss community protocols and develop strategies so educators feel confident in how to begin their journey upon return to their early learning service. Duration: 2 hours. TRAINING PROVIDER: Jessica Staines…

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February 2021

Child Protection – Refresher – Webinar

9 February @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Webinar Australia
Child Protection Early Childhood Educator Training

This 2 hour webinar 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 mandatory reporters and understanding how to apply this in practice. Attendees will receive a certificate of participation. Training Presenter: Children First Training - Kirralea Lyneham BOOK NOW

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HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

13 February @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Children First Balmoral St Preschool, 24-26 Balmoral St
Blacktown, NSW 2148 Australia
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Due to COVID-19 all the theory for this course will be done online.  The 30 minute practical component of this course will be assessed 4 participants at a time in accordance to the recommendations by the State Government.  Once you have registered you will receive a link to book a time for your practical between 9am-12pm on Saturday 13th February 2021. Once you have booked your practical you can then complete your online pre-course study. Please use GOOGLE CHROME to complete the on-line pre-course study.…

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Leadership Beginners for OOSH – Webinar

16 February @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Webinar Australia

Are you new to a room leader, educational leader or nominated supervisor position? Launching in to leadership can be daunting and somewhat overwhelming. This workshop is designed to frame your thinking so that you can concentrate on all the aspect of effective leadership. You will learn about; feedback, delegation, various style of leadership we adopt throughout the day and how to motivate your team without using punishment or rewards. Training Presenter: Rebecca Thompson – Stone & Sprocket BOOK NOW

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