Course List

Find the dates that suit you, see all STaR professional development courses for 2018.

  • August 2018

  • Aug
    30

    Working with children with challenging behaviour - Creating a positive behaviour plan

    01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
    Bella Vista
    Two sessions of 3 hours each
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1: Effective classroom management practices
    Thu 30 Aug 13:00 - Thu 30 Aug 16:00
    Bella Vista
    Session 2: Promoting and supporting positive behaviour and managing challenging behaviour
    Thu 13 Sep 13:00 - Thu 13 Sep 16:00
    Bella Vista
    This 2-session course provides a framework for managing challenging behaviour in early childhood settings and research based strategies for supporting any child’s behaviour, including children with disabilities. You will assess and analyse a child’s behaviour to understand the function of that behaviour and use this knowledge in the second session to develop an individual behaviour support plan, including practical strategies to increase the child’s positive behaviour.
    • $550.00 excl. GST
  • September 2018

  • Sep
    27
    A child who is advanced intellectually won’t necessarily show competence in emotional regulation or getting along with other children. This course provides evidence-based knowledge about how the intellectual, social and emotional characteristics of gifted children differ from those of their typically developing peers and practical strategies for experiences and interactions you can implement to engage and support gifted children in your program.
    • $300.00 excl. GST
  • October 2018

  • Oct
    25

    Transition to school for children with additional needs in early childhood settings

    01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
    Bella Vista
    Two sessions of 3 hours each
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1: School Skills Assessment
    Thu 25 Oct 13:00 - Thu 25 Oct 16:00
    Bella Vista
    Session 2: Writing an Individual School Preparation Plan
    Thu 08 Nov 13:00 - Thu 08 Nov 16:00
    Bella Vista
    This 2-session course provides early childhood educators with the research-based knowledge and skills needed to provide a successful transition to school for children with disabilities. You will learn about the range of school options for children with disabilities and practical strategies for supporting the children, their families and the receiving schools to be as well prepared as possible for this important milestone.
    • $550.00 excl. GST

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