Gross Motor Development Birth to Two Years

Learning Focus
Early Years
Start Date

Available anytime

Program Description

This self-paced online course covers the fundamentals and key information of how babies and toddlers progress through the stages of gross motor development. It also covers strategies and ideas for implementing this knowledge into learning programs.

The course comprises of videos, quizzes, discussion boards and resources. A printable workbook is included along with follow up support from the Early Learning Team and a certificate of completion.

Allow a total of 5 hours to complete.

Program Outcomes

Participants will deepen their understanding of:

  • the foundations of movement development
  • developmental pathways and markers for children 0 -2 years of age
  • areas for concern or ‘red flags’
  • the role of the educator in supporting gross motor development (including environments, pedagogy, links to the EYLF and working in partnership)
  • resources available to support working with children and families
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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 7 – Engage professionally with colleagues, parents/carers and the community



Leading teaching and learning

Engaging and working with the community


Enrolment Information

Enrolled participants will be sent a link to the Canvas Course