2021 ECTA Early Childhood E-Conference

Register NOW for ECTA Early Childhood Conference 26 June 2021 @ https://cvent.me/Xn7o3r Register for four sessions to attend on the day and access recordings of ALL sessions after event.  PLUS receive three hard copies of our ECTA Educating Young Children Journal, register for four webinars at no cost, access past copies of ECTA journals and webinar […]

Effectively planning supported transitions – everyone’s business with Leanne Unie Day and Rebecca Minter

Effectively planning supported transitions everyone’s business with Leanne Unie Day and Rebecca Minter ECTA WEBINARS ARE OPEN TO ECTA MEMBERS ONLY Age range taught: 3.5yrs - 4.5yrs Be challenged to consider supported transitions for children and families with complex needs. Who are the key players, how we can ensure child and family voice is heard, […]

My cups are full and I’m ready for School with Angie Day

ECTA Webinars are for members only. My cups are full and I’m ready for School with Angie Day Description:Age range taught: 3.5yrs school ageThis session is for anyone who wants to better understand the complex and often confusing concept of School Readiness. The session will provide information and practical strategies to better understand each child, […]

Learning Through Schematic Play with Elise Waghorn

Learning Through Schematic Play with Elise Waghorn Age range taught: Children under 3 years Outline: This course will encourage educators to delve deeper into what is schematic play and how to support infants and toddlers to be curious learners within their learning. Educators will come away from this course having a complex understanding around the […]

Cairns Regional Group presents – Rhymers will be readers and Dream, draw, design, make:- From STEM to STEAM in early years Education

Rydges on the Esplanade 209-217 Abbott Street, Cairns, QLD

ECTA Cairns Regional Group Invites All Early Childhood Professionals to Rhymers will be readers : This hands-on, interactive workshop explores how by introducing children to interesting and stimulating language experiences so they will develop a life-long love of reading and stories using songs and rhymes to introduce children to the magical world of reading. with […]

ECTA Webinar Bush Kinder & Loose Parts play with Jennifer McCormack & Navell Neville

Create your own playground! Be resourceful with the materials you have, and the things that you find in nature. Birdwings Forest School Directors Jen and Narell take you on a tour of their Adventure Playground in their outdoor site and show you the potential for rich and dynamic play with just a few resources. We […]

How to Give Feed back with out being hated with Adrian Pattra-McLean

Online for members only

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD FLYER ECTA MEMBERS CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Outline of Presentation Do you avoid giving feedback and just fix it yourself? Feedback enables people to grow and learn . Giving feedback is a key leadership skill, and creating an environment where feedback is expected and accepted should be the goal of every […]

Attachment Theory for Educators with Fiona Meredith

Fiona's presentation initially covers attachment theory, trauma theory and brain development and concludes her presentation with practical strategies for educators in the classroom and school environment. This presentation provides many opportunities to hear about ways of working with young people who have experienced disrupted attachment and trauma. The message of hope, safety, and recovery within […]

Critical Reflection – Impact and Implementation with Dr Debra Williams

The National Quality Standard (NQS) is the benchmark for quality in Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) within Australia. Reflective practice is at the core of the NQS (ACECQA, 2013) in order to raise standards and inform future planning and decision making (COAG, 2009; Kennedy, 2011). Critical reflection is identified as foundational to good practice […]

2022 ECTA Early Childhood Conference

REGISTRATIONS OPENING SOON DATE: Saturday, 25 June 2022TIME: 8:20am - 4:20pm (Wine & Cheese held at each hub site or BYO if you're online 4:30pm - 5:00pm) VENUES: Online via ZOOM Brisbane - Marshall Road State School20 Kurts Street, Holland Park West QLD 4121 Hervey Bay – Fraser Coast Anglican CollegeDoolong South Rd, Wondunna QLD […]

Connecting to Mother Earth with Jackie Bennett

Connecting to Mother Earth with Jackie Bennett MEMBERS ONLY CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Outline of Presentation:I will explore with educators about how can we as educators teach our Future Old People and their parents/families to take care of Mother Earth? We will discuss ways that we can encourage our Future Old People to take time […]

ECTA Webinar – Building Connections, Conversations, Creativity with Kendra Bell-Hayes and Anthea Abbott

ECTA WEBINARS ARE FOR MEMBERS ONLY To attend join ECTA at https://ecta.org.au/shop OUTLINE:Classrooms today are very different to years gone by. It is apparent that many children are having difficulties coping at school with increased disengagement in all age groups. Add to this a current shortage of allied health professionals to support these children. Conversely, […]

CAIRN PD – Feeling boxed in with Andrew King

Saturday 13th August 2022Registration from 7.45am for an 8.30 am start - 12:30pmRydges on the Esplanade, 209-217 Abbott Street, Cairns Come and learn how to teach engineering in the early years using cardboard boxes! We will discuss the Engineering Design Process and consider some basic engineering construction principles – with hands-on examples. We will then […]

ECTA Webinar – The Heart of Behaviour Guidance and Nurturing Children’s Wellbeing with Joanna Merton

ECTA WEBINARS ARE FOR MEMBERS ONLY To attend join ECTA at https://ecta.org.au/shop OUTLINE:The presentation will consider the influences, factors and triggers behind children’s behaviour. The principles for guiding children’s behaviour and behaviour guidance strategies will be discussed. The significance of emotions and feelings for children and the benefits of mindfulness and building resiliency will be […]

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My 20 Top Fine Motor Activities with Ingrid King

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ECTA WEBINARS ARE FOR MEMBERS ONLY To attend join ECTA at https://ecta.org.au/shop OUTLINE:Children spend up to 60% of their time in class using their hands in fine motor activities for learning. But these days many struggle due to a lack of strength and coordination. As an occupational therapist, over a number of years, I have […]

The value behind a QIP; the document you should love with Cassandra Button

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ECTA WEBINARS ARE FOR MEMBERS ONLY To attend join ECTA at https://ecta.org.au/shop The value behind a QIP; the document you should love with Cassandra Button OUTLINE: The National Quality Standard (NQS) is the benchmark for quality in Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) within Australia and makes up a centre’s Quality Improvement Plan (QIP). A […]

From Spaces to Places with Angus Gorrie

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ECTA WEBINARS ARE FOR MEMBERS ONLY To attend join ECTA at https://ecta.org.au/shop ECTA Webinar - From Spaces to Places with Angus Gorrie OUTLINE: One of the first things we as adults have some control over, before children even enter a "space" in the physical environment, are its offerings, its play cues, its very feel. Playwork […]