Practical, effective courses for educators in childcare, preschools and family day care

I’m an early childhood educator.

Why should I invest in professional development from STaR?

The key to effective, ongoing support for children with disabilities and other special learning needs in early childhood settings are the people who work with these children every day: their educators.

STaR Education courses, aim to equip you with the knowledge, skills and attitudes you need to

  • assess children’s development and participation
  • design and implement plans that promote further development and meaningful participation
  • work in partnership with parents of children with disabilities and with other professionals involved with the family

What can I expect?

Face to face, interactive sessions delivered by our presenters who are highly qualified in their field and experienced in early childhood education. They enjoy sharing their expertise so that educators can make immediate use of their new learning.

Our professional development courses:

They focus on the ‘what, why and how’ and are suitable for educators in childcare, preschools and family day care. Early childhood teachers in NSW who are maintaining Proficient Teacher accreditation can claim the relevant number of hours of NESA registered professional development addressing specified Australian Professional Teaching Standards.

Our courses for 2018 are coming soon.

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The STaR Association receives funding from the Australian Government Department of Social Services (DSS) and the NSW Department of Education


We are in partnership with Macquarie University

Thank you to our Sponsors and Partners

  • MonSTaR Foundation
  • Australian Stock Brokers Foundation
  • MadDog Graphics
  • Gilbert Tobin
  • TecWare
  • The Internet Bloke