Active Partnerships in Children’s Learning: Birth to Kindergarten (formerly known as PaAC)

Learning Focus
Early Years
Start Date
10 Aug, 2022
Enrol by
27 Jul, 2022
Program Desciption

This course will develop and deepen understandings of how we can build genuine partnerships with families centered around the learning and well being of their children from birth to four years of age.
Participants will build their understandings and skills to work alongside families in sharing aspects of development, building a shared language for learning and co-creating a strong image of children as capable and competent learners right from birth.
This course is designed for those working in Launching into Learning, Kindergarten, Child and Family Centres and Libraries.
The course comprises of two spaced face to face workshops with continued support through site visits and online support.

Program Outcomes

Participants will develop their understandings and skills in the areas of:

  • Building strong partnerships with families
  • Positive relationships
  • Indicators of wellbeing
  • Play schemas and their role in understanding learning
  • Literacy and numeracy indicators from everyday play
  • Documentation and two-way communication with families
Australian Professional Standards


  • Standard 1 – Know students and how they learn
  • Standard 3 – Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning
  • Standard 4 – Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments
  • Standard 7 – Engage professionally with colleagues, parents/carers and the community


  • Developing self and others
  • Leading improvement, innovation and change
  • Engaging and working with the community
Location, Date & Time

2 Day Program

North – Tailrace, Launceston – 9:00am – 3:00pm

  • Wednesday 10 August 2022
  • Wednesday 07  September 2022

South & Online – Professional Learning Institute, Glenorchy – 9:00am – 3:30pm

  • Friday 12 August 2022
  • Friday 09 September 2022

The link to the meeting platform will be sent to participants prior to the sessions.