Essential Literacy Practices – Birth to Four

Learning Focus
Early Years
Mode
Face-to-face
Start Date

Available anytime

Program Description

A series of workshops designed to develop and deepen understandings of evidence informed practice in literacy for those working with families and children aged birth to four.

Participants will have opportunities to link research to practice, build collaborative networks and have access to resources and tools to support their work providing quality literacy environments and experiences.

A small action research project will also form part of the learning program.

Program Outcomes

Participants will:

  • Deepen their understanding of how young children learn and develop literacy skills
  • Use evidence based research to inform and reflect on current literacy practices
  • See examples of literacy practices from Tasmanian schools and sites
  • Consider developmentally appropriate assessment for literacy learning in the early years
Australian Professional Standards

Teachers

  • Standard 1 – Know students and how they learn
  • Standard 2 – Know content and how to teach it
  • Standard 3 – Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning
  • Standard 4 – Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments
  • Standard 5 – Engage in professional learning
  • Standard 7 – Engage professionally with colleagues, parents/carers and the community

Principals

  • Leading teaching and learning
  • Engaging and working with the community
Location, Date & Time

2 Day Face-to-face workshops

South РProfessional Learning Insitute, Glenorchy 

  • Day 1 – Friday 5 May 2023 – CANCELLED
  • Day 2 – Friday 23 June 2023 – CANCELLED

North – Tailrace Centre, Launceston

  • Day 1 – Monday 1 May 2023 – CANCELLED
  • Day 2 -Monday 19 June 2023 – CANCELLED

North-West – paranaple convention centre, Devonport

  • Day 1 – Wednesday 3 May 2023 – CANCELLED
  • Day 2 – Wednesday 21 June 2023 – CANCELLED