Birth to Four Literacy Practices – Supporting Literacy for Children and Families

Learning Focus
Early Years
Mode
Online
Start Date
24 Oct, 2022
Enrol by
17 Oct, 2022
Program Description

A series of online workshops designed to develop and deepen understandings of evidence based practice in literacy for educators working with children Birth to Four and their families.

Participants will have opportunities to collaborate and build collaborative knowledge and will have access to resources and tools to support their work providing quality literacy environments and practices.

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 contexts
  • Consider developmentally appropriate assessment for literacy learning in the early years
Australian Professional Standards

Teachers

  • 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

Principals

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

4 Day Online workshop 

  • Day 1 – Monday 21 March 2022
  • Day 2 – Monday 9 May 2022
  • Day 3 – Monday 30 May 2022
  • Day 4 – Monday 27 June 2022

Term 3 – 2:00pm – 4:00pm

  • Day 1 – Tuesday 2 August 2022
  • Day 2 – Tuesday 23 August 2022
  • Day 3 -Tuesday 13 September 2022
  • Day 4 – Tuesday 27 September 2022

Term 4 –¬†3:15pm – 5:00pm

  • Day 1 – Monday 24 October 2022
  • Day 2 – Monday 7 November 2022
  • Day 3 -Monday 21 November 2022
  • Day 4 – Monday 5 December 2022

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