Inclusive Kindergarten Learning Environments

Learning Focus
Early Years
Mode
Blended
Start Date
26 Oct, 2021
Enrol by
12 Oct, 2021
Program Description

Professional learning for kindergarten teachers and teacher assistants to strengthen their understanding of how inclusive learning environments can support access, participation, and engagement for all children.

This professional learning will be delivered by Early Learning, Inclusion and Diversity Services and Lewina Schrale, Principal Physiotherapist.

The purpose of these sessions is to strengthen participant understanding of:

  • intentional planning for inclusive kindergarten environments
  • how learning environments support children’s engagement, participation and learning
  • ways to differentiate learning environments for all children.
Program Outcomes

Participants will deepen their understanding of:
how to plan for inclusive kindergarten environments
how to differentiate learning environments for all children
strategies they can apply immediately in order to strengthen their inclusive teaching and learning practices.

Australian Professional Standards

Teachers

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 6 – Engage in professional learning

Principals

Leading teaching and learning

Location, Date & Time

Participants have 3 Options for this program.  Enrol in the online sessions only, enrol in the online session and regional visit to an ECIS Centre or enrol in a regional ECIS Centre visit.  Please enrol in only one option.

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

North-West – Face to Face Session – 3:00pm – 4:30pm

Tuesday 26 October 2021 – Early Childhood Intervention Service Centre, Burnie

Tuesday 26 October 2021 – Early Childhood Intervention Service Centre, Devonport

South – Face to Face Session – 3:00pm – 4:30pm

Wednesday 27 October 2021 – Early Childhood Service Centre, Hobart

North – Face to Face Session – 3:15pm – 4:45pm

Wednesday 27 October 2021 – Early Childhood Intervention Service Centre, Launceston

Statewide – Online Session – 3:15pm to 4:15pm

Tuesday 19 October 2021

and

Thursday 4 November 2021