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We deliver professional development on a range of topics. Some of these are listed below and we are always adding new topics. We are also able to customise topics to suit your needs and can develop workshops and keynotes for conferences.

  • Bespoke Events

 

A bespoke event is one that is delivered for an individual service or organisation. It can be customised to suit the needs of your service. The service provides the venue and refreshments and takes care of promotions and bookings if they wish to open the event up to other educators. Inspired EC will give services a quote for the event which includes training costs, travel and accommodation (if applicable) The service then sets the prices if they wish to invite other educators to help cover the cost.

  • Hosted Events

 

A hosted event is where an individual service or organisation provides the venue and refreshments and in return receives 2 (half day) or 4 (full day) free places for their staff. Inspired EC is responsible for training costs, travel and accommodation and sets the price for educators to purchase tickets. This is a public event – Inspired EC will take care of all promotions and bookings

  • Keynote Presentations

 

Inspired EC can tailor a keynote presentation to meet the needs of your conference/event. Our keynote presentation prices are up to 50% less than competitors

  • Student Places

 

Inspired EC is delighted to now offer a student discount of 25% of the training price. There are limited student places available at each session and evidence of enrolment is required (must be an Early Childhood Education related qualification)

 

Please be advised that we have a strict 30 day cancellation policy.  Cancellations must be received in writing (email to bookings@inspiredec.com) at least 30 days prior to the event and attendees will receive a refund (less $20 administration fee). Cancellations within 30 days of the event or attendees who fail to attend the event will be charged in full. Please be advised that should you be unable to attend, you are more than welcome to send another attendee in your place. Inspired EC reserve the right to postpone or cancel any event or training due to presenter cancellations, venue issues or numbers registered. Inspired EC will offer you alternative dates and if these are not suitable, a refund or credit note will be given. In the instance of Bespoke events, the 20% deposit paid by organisations upon booking the training, is non-refundable. 

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MEANINGFUL PROGRAMS AND PRACTICE

 

 

Seeing the Magic in The Moment: Programming for Babies

So often we hear educators say “programming for babies is really difficult”. This workshop will inspire educators to see the magic in the everyday moments in the lives of babies.

In our 2hr Introductory session,
attendees will:
– Look at what the NQF Says about programming for babies
– Review the basics of baby development including brain development
– Learn about the importance of play and discovery
– Discuss the “magic” in the little, everyday moments of babies

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Creating High Quality Play and Learning Environments

 

What does a high quality environment look like? How do we know when it works? Although our professional development does relate to all aspects of the National Quality Framework, the following are key links that we have identified: NQS Links – Element 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 3.1.1, 3.1.2, 3.1.3, 3.2.1, 3.2.2 EYLF Links – Principle 1 – Secure, respectful and reciprocal relationships Practice – Learning Environments Outcomes – Outcome 1 Children have a Strong Sense of Identity, Outcome 4 Children are Confident and Involved Learners Introductory Session – 2hours The Introductory session explore the “what is it?” element of High Quality Environments Participants will: – Discuss – what does a high quality play and learning environment – Review what the NQF says about environments – Learn about the social, emotional and physical effect that the environment can have of children and adults Intermediate Session – 2hrs (or combine both sessions for a 4hr session) The Intermediate session is where educators learn how to put this into practice Participants will: – Learn about age appropriateness – Discuss how personality types can be a factor in the physical environment – Unpack the role of the educator – Consider the differences between activities and provocations – Discuss how to source suitable resources (without always relying on the big catalogues!) – Reflect on visual displays – what? Why? How much? Who for? – Discuss practicalities such as storage Advanced Session – 2hrs (or combine all three sessions for a Full Day!) OPTION 1 – Review and reflect on Australian and international examples of practice (Waldorf, Deconstructed role play environments, Montessori and more) – Use the Inspired EC “Indoor Environment Audit” to review your physical environment OPTION 2 – The trainer will work with your team to improve/enhance the indoor environment

The Inspired EC Backyard Blitz

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This is a special 2hr session that looks at the benefits of reworking your outdoor space and the process involved and is aimed not only at educators but families and management too!

Although our professional development does relate to all aspects of the National Quality Framework, the following are key links that we have identified:
NQS Links – Element 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.1.3, 1.1.5, 1.1.6, 1.2.2, 2.2.2, 3.1.1, 3.1.3, 3.2.1,3.2.2, 3.3.1, 6.1.2, 6.2.1, 6.3.4
EYLF Links – Principle 2. Partnerships
                     – Practices – Learning Environments
                     – Outcome 4 – Children are Confident and Involved Learners

2-hour session
Participants will:
– Learn about the benefits of a natural, open ended “backyard”, underpinned by research
– Discuss the challenges and practicalities of transforming your outdoor space
– Hear some frequently asked questions and the responses to these
– Look at some quality examples of completed outdoor spaces

Management and Professional Practice

 

Embracing Personalities

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 Adults are all different, children are all different. As educators and parents we need to recognise and celebrate these differences. Educators are expected to cater for each individual child – how do we do this in a room full of children when each child is unique?

Although our professional development does relate to all aspects of the National Quality Framework, the following are key links that we have identified:
NQS Links – Element 1.1.5, 4.2.3, 5.1.1, 5.1.2, 5.1.3, 5.2.2, 5.2.3
EYLF Links – Principle 1 – Secure, respectful and reciprocal relationships
Practice – Holistic Approaches
Outcomes – Outcome 1 Children have a Strong Sense of Identity, Outcome 3 Children Have a Strong Sense of Wellbeing

Introductory Session – 2hours
The Introductory session explore the “what is it?” element of PERSONALITIES
Participants will:
– Learn about the different personality types and the characteristics of these
– Learn about the differences between introverts and extroverts
– Complete a profile (quiz) to identify their own personality type/s
– Learn about the importance of understanding your own personality type and how it relates to your work with children
– Discuss how to work with colleagues using the personality types

Intermediate Session – 2hrs (or combine both sessions for a 4hr session)
The Intermediate session is where educators learn how to put this into practice
Participants will:
– Learn how to identify childrens personality types – what do they look like in children?
– Learn about how the environment and experiences we provide for children can be enhanced by an understanding of personality
types, using practical examples
– Discuss the importance of advocacy

Advanced Session – 2hrs (or combine all three sessions for a Full Day!)
– Learn strategies for positive behaviour guidance that work for different personality types
– Learn how to work with parents/families while being aware of the personality types
– Review examples and case studies and engage in critical reflection of these practices and their own
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Inspiring Educational Leadership

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An inspirational session that explores the role and responsibilities of the Educational Leader.
Although our professional development does relate to all aspects of the National Quality Framework, the following are key links that we have identified:
NQS Links – Element 4.2.1, 4.2.2, 4.2.3, 7.1.4, 7.2.1

Introductory Session – 2hours
The Introductory session explore the “what is it?” element of the educational leader role
Participants will:
– Learn about learn about what the role entails
– Receive a copy of our Educational Leaders Workbook which they will use during the session

Intermediate Session – 2hrs (or combine both sessions for a 4hr session)
The Intermediate session is where educators learn how to put this into practice
Participants will:
– Look at sample position descriptions and discuss how to put one in place in their service
– Learn about how to work with colleagues, with particular focus on personality types
– Learn strategies to implement the role in their service through the use of practical examples
– Discuss the importance of effective communication

Advanced Session – 2hrs (or combine all three sessions for a Full Day!)
– Learn about long term planning for the educational leader, relating to the service QIP
– Discuss the importance of leadership skills and how to further develop theses
– Explore advocacy – how does this specifically relate to an educational leader
– Discuss networking and professional development opportunities