VICSEG – Cultural Competency Training

Culturally Competent Practice with Vulnerable Families Wednesday 13th & Thursday 14th July 2016 Wednesday 14th & Thursday 15th September 2016 Explore awareness, skills and knowledge of cultural competence with experienced trainers and cross-cultural facilitators Details Cultural Competency and Disability Training Full day Coburg: Tues 30 August 2016 9.30 am -4.00 pm OR Brimbank: Wed 28 September 2016 9.30 am -4.00 … Read More

Adopting ‘child led’ practices: How children can lead the way in engaging change. Domestic Violence Resource Centre

Two-day workshop Date:              Monday 29 & Tuesday 30 August Time:              9.30 to 4.30 Location:      CBD venue Cost:              $260 SHS funded; $630 non SHS funded Presented by Wendy Bunston and Tara Pavlidis This two day workshop explains how ‘child led’ interventions can create change in families which are stuck. This approach is used to enhance the delivery of group … Read More

Podcast: Responding to Challenging Behaviour: How to respond when children endanger themselves and others

The child demonstrates unpredictable, violent, destructive behaviour.  The child bites and/ or scratches staff and intimidates peers. Many professionals working with young children will be able to relate to the above scenario.Even when Early Childhood professionals have everything in place there can still be children who really struggle with social skills and ability to cooperate with adults and other children … Read More

MSO – JAMS FOR JUNIORS – Free tickets

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra – Jams for Juniors for children aged birth to 7 years and parents/ educators. Each workshop has a different musical theme 15 FREE tickets for members to attend sessions this year (5 per session). A great opportunity to observe how music with a variety of instruments is introduced to children and to observe how children respond. The … Read More

AGECS FORUM Wednesday 18 May. Responding to Challenging Behaviour: How to respond when children endanger themselves and others.

WEDNESDAY 18 MAY 7PM TO 9PM Early Childhood professionals should provide support for all children and have strategies in place for those children who need extra support. Even when Early Childhood professionals have everything in place there can still be children who really struggle with social skills and ability to cooperate with adults and other children. What can we do? … Read More

Stress and Trauma in Young Children – workshops partly funded

A workshop for Victorian Early Childhood Education and Care Professionals which provides a framework for understanding the impact of stress and trauma in young children and the implications for practice. Dates: Click here to view the complete schedule. Venue: The workshops are being held all over Victoria including Ballarat, Bairnsdale, Belgrave, Bendigo, Berwick, Broadmeadows, Cranbourne, Dandenong, Hamilton, Frankston, Keilor, Geelong, Leongatha, Mildura,  … Read More

AGECS Fellowship Programme for Leadership and Change – 2017 Second Round closes 31 July

AGECS supports the early childhood profession through a number of professional learning opportunities, to further their understanding and knowledge of child development and learning so that all children have access to high standards of care and education in early childhood settings. Fellowship Guidelines The aim of the AGECS Fellowship Programme for Leadership and Change is to provide financial support of … Read More