Laying the Foundations is a new eLearning course that provides an overview of early childhood learning and development from 0-8 years, supporting the professional development of early childhood educators and practitioners.
The course is informed by the science of early brain development, current research and practice-based evidence; and provides a variety of interactive learning opportunities through multi-media elements, case studies, guided discussion points and skills-based activities.
The course aligns with current early years quality frameworks, comprising the National Quality Standard and Framework, the Early Years Learning Framework, the Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework and the Framework for School Age Care.
Module 1: Child learning and development – current perspectives on child health, learning, development and wellbeing.
Module 2: More about child learning and development – factors that impact on child health, learning, development and wellbeing, and parent wellbeing and family functioning.
Module 3: Prenatal to three years – becoming curious about people and the world around them.
Module 4: Learning and development three to five years – participating in an expanding social world.
Module 5: Five to eight years – towards greater independence.
Preview the course
Watch a video demonstration of the Laying the Foundations eLearning course.
The cost of the complete course (Modules 1-5) is $140 + GST.
You can also choose to purchase a bundle of modules that best suits your needs.