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    How to Improve Learning and Behaviour in the Early Years Through Movement Programs Maureen Hawke Julie Watts

    Date Thu 28 Mar 2019
    Time 6:00 PM
    Venue ONLINE or Regional Group Viewing (See list for Regional Sites)
    Format Webinar
    Host Early Childhood Teachers' Association Inc. (ECTA)

    Webinar
    28 March
    6pm - 7:30pm

    Outline

    Using empirical and anecdotal evidence, this presentation highlights how movement programs improve children's learning and behaviour from birth to seven years of age. The presentation will cover how movement aids development and will include practical activities for educators to use with groups to enhance sensory motor skills.
    Age range applicable: Babies - Grade 1

    Presenters

    Maureen Hawke
    Maureen is the director of the Learning Connections Centre and facilitates workshops in the Learning Connections Early Years Program. Maureen has worked with thousands of families and educators for over 40 years developing and implementing sensory-motor and reflex integration movement programs.

    Julie Watts
    Julie has a Bachelor of Early Childhood and 30yrs experience of working in the childcare industry. Julie has worked for the past 15yrs as the General Manager for a private licensee. In 2016 after being encouraged by family and friends Julie and husband Allan purchased their own child care centre with a huge focus on play based programs. Julie's greatest passion is the Inclusion of children with additional needs at the services and working closely with families and the broader community"

    Teaching Standards

    Australian Professional Standards for Teachers: 1,4,7
    NQS Quality Areas: 1,5