Childcare Professional Play Talk Read

Childcare professionals training

PlayTalkRead offers two NESA endorsed 4 hour courses that give staff current knowledge on child language development in addition to practical language teaching strategies and role play experiences.

  1. Preschool language learning – teaching language and communication through child centred play (3-6 years)
  2.  Toddler language learning – a child-centred play approach to building better communication for toddlers (1-3 years)

Learning goals

Skills that will be developed include:

  • recognising a range of different forms of communication,
  • understanding the reasons and motivations for communication in the early years,
  • using an effective combination of verbal and non-verbal communication strategies to increase children’s understanding, participation, engagement and achievement [NESA Standard 3.5.2 Proficient],
  • understanding teaching strategies for improving children’s language and communication learning based on each child’s interests and developmental skills [NESA Standard 1.1.2 Proficient],
  • developing teaching activities that use different strategies for developing and extending communication and language in child-centred play across a range of abilities [NESA Standard 1.5.2 Proficient].
  • updating knowledge of early language development and impacts on children [NESA Standard 6.2.2 Proficient].

Preschool Language Learning (3-6 years)

For Proficient Teachers

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Completing ‘Preschool language learning – teaching language and communication through child centred play (3-6 years)’ will contribute 4 hours of NESA Registered PD addressing 6.2.2, 1.1.2, 3.3.2 and 3.5.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

Toddler Language Learning (1-3 years)

For Proficient Teachers

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Completing ‘Toddler language learning – a child-centred play approach to building better communication for toddlers (1-3 years)’ will contribute 4 hours of NESA Registered PD addressing 6.2.2, 1.1.2, 3.3.2 and 3.5.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

Pricing

$180 (including GST) per person for each 4 hour workshop (minimum 8 participants).

Is your centre in Sydney? Ask about our 20% discount for workshops held on your centre’s premises!

Contact us now to arrange a PlayTalkRead professional development workshop customised for for your centre’s needs

0409 909 434

contact@playtalkread.com.au