"These online courses are suitable for individual self-paced completion, but are also designed to provide thought provoking conversation with staff teams. There are also useful links to associated articles and research. The presenters are knowledgeable and passionate about the topics presented and there is a wealth of resources available through the web store. Inspired EC is truly inspiring!"
This mini-course will support educators by sharing tips, inspiration and information, and encourage you to reflect on the sustainability of your thinking and practice.
The mini course is broken down into 4 lessons and the following is covered:
Lesson 1: What is Sustainable Practice?
Lesson 2: Why Environmental Education should begin in Early Childhood
Lesson 3: How do we embed Sustainable Practice in our practice?
Lesson 4: Bringing Sustainable Practice to Life
Our mini courses are designed to be inspiring and practical - connecting theory, ideas and inspiration with strategies and actionable steps that will enhance your practice in your work with children.
If you want to know more about the ability of what you can do to educators in the future to meet the needs of children in their care - this is the course for you!
Gain strategies for discussing strategies for nurturing the planet with children and families, and learn the benefits of doing so.
Learn the key to make sustainable practices an integral part of your service, not just something that is bought out for an assessment and rating visit.
With the Debrief Package services can now register multiple educators for a mini course, and book in a follow up live zoom session for a few weeks later with one of our trainers to reflect on the course.
The is suited to anyone working in an early education and care setting.
We suggest that the mini course is the equivalent of 1hr of face to face learning, however we recognise that all learners are different. There is content within the course that may take additional time.
Upon completion of your registration, you will receive a confirmation details with your login information.
You will have immediate access to the course, to complete in your own time. The course may include written content, images, videos, article links, ideas and inspiration.
All participants will complete a reflection/assessment which is personally responded to by one of our course facilitators before you receive your certificate.
A mini course designed to provide an understanding of what loose parts are, and the practicalities of using them within our settings.
Through practical stories and examples, participants will unpack the challenges of outdoor play, the value of long periods of time outdoors and the practicalities for engaging with children in outdoor environments in meaningful ways.
"Thank you for these e-courses. They are well thought out and presented on a range of topics. The courses cater for a range of educators from new to the profession or educators wanting a refresher with up to date information. As an educational leader I often refer my educators to read or partake in a course."