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Laying the Foundations Laying the Foundations is a new eLearning course that provides an overview of early childhood learning and development from 0-8 years, with a clear focus on the dynamic interaction between child health, learning, development and wellbeing.     The content of the course is informed by the science of early brain development, current research and practice-based evidence; and provides multiple interactive learning opportunities with current information and resources about young children and their families. Multi-media elements, case studies, guided discussion points and skills-based activities are embedded throughout the modules. Participants are encouraged to reflect on their practice, and review how they support children and families through practice questions and exercises.   Laying the Foundations consists of five modules. With this option you are purchasing 3 modules.  Each module takes between 20-40 minutes to complete with access provided for 12 months. A bookmark feature allows you to save and exit a module as needed and return where you left off.   Included in this bundle are: Module 1 : Introduction to 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 4 : Three to five years – participating in an expanding social world.   Laying the Foundations aligns with current early years quality frameworks, comprising: National Quality Standard and Framework Principles, practice and outcomes of the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) Outcomes and practice principles of the Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework  (VEYLDF) Framework for School Read More

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Laying the Foundations Laying the Foundations is a new eLearning course that provides an overview of early childhood learning and development from 0-8 years, with a clear focus on the dynamic interaction between child health, learning, development and wellbeing.     The content of the course is informed by the science of early brain development, current research and practice-based evidence; and provides multiple interactive learning opportunities with current information and resources about young children and their families. Multi-media elements, case studies, guided discussion points and skills-based activities are embedded throughout the modules. Participants are encouraged to reflect on their practice, and review how they support children and families through practice questions and exercises.   Laying the Foundations consists of five modules. With this option you are purchasig 3 modules.  Each module takes between 20-40 minutes to complete with access provided for 12 months. A bookmark feature allows you to save and exit a module as needed and return where you left off.   Included in this bundle are: Module 1 : Introduction to 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 5 : Five to eight years - towards greater independence.   Laying the Foundations aligns with current early years quality frameworks, comprising: National Quality Standard and Framework Principles, practice and outcomes of the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) Outcomes and practice principles of the Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework  (VEYLDF) Framework for School Read More

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Did you know that one in five Australian children start school behind in language and communication? Let’s Read is a national early literacy initiative promoting reading with children from birth to five years. Let’s Read was developed by the Centre for Community Child Health at the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and The Royal Children’s Hospital. The Murdoch Childrens Research Institute (MCRI) and The Smith Family (TSF) have partnered to implement Let’s Read with communities across Australia. Enrol in the Let’s Read eLearning Course, a 2013 eLearning Award finalist, and help the children you work with to take full advantage of social and learning opportunities for life. Read More

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Parents' Evaluation of Developmental Status (PEDS) is an evidence-based tool for detecting and addressing developmental and behavioural problems in children aged from birth to seven years and 11 months. PEDS resources include a parent completed questionnaire and practitioner completed Scoring and Interpretation forms. Foundation PEDS (Course 1) is now available for practitioners, both experienced and those new to PEDS.  Foundation PEDS consists of four modules: Introduction to developmental screening. Understanding PEDS. Using PEDS. PEDS in practice.     This course provides an overview of developmental screening, informs practitioners of the science that underpins PEDS and provides step by step instructions on the practical application of the tool.  Key to the successful application of PEDS is parent engagement.  Throughout the course practitioners are encouraged to reflect on their practice and review how they support children and families. A bookmark feature allows you to exit a module when needed and start again where you left off.  Please note: If you currently use PEDS in your State child health record, or kindergarten or school entry health questionnaire, please check with your PEDS coordinator first to see if they are arranging access to PEDS eLearning for you. If you require more than 10 registrations please contact us to request a quote and coupon code here. While this activity is not accredited by the RACGP, GPs are reminded they can self-record QI&CPD category 2 points by logging onto the RACGP website.  Please contact your RACGP state faculty for further information. RACGP website.   RACGP state faculty DISCOUNTS Number of registrations     ex GST        GST        Discount per enrolment Courses 1 and 2 11 - 50 $ 95.00 $ 9.50 $ 104.50 Courses 1 and 2 51 - 100 $ 90.00 $ 9.00 $ 99.00 Courses 1 and 2 101 or more $ 70.00 $ 7.00 $ 77.00 Course 1 11 - 50 $ 60.00 $ 6.00 $ 66.00 Course 1 51 or more $ 55.00 $ 5.50 $ 60.50 Course 1 Student rate 1 $ 50.00 $ 5.00 $ 55.00 Please email peds.ccch@rch.org.au for any bulk purchase or student discount enquiries. Read More

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This course complements Course 1 Foundation PEDS and aims to enhance the skills of practitioners to review and reflect on: the latest research underpinning PEDS. your application of the tool. the depth of your child development and child behaviour knowledge. your understanding of the technical aspects of PEDS, including a review of the latest version of the PEDS forms. more case studies and other useful resources  Please note: If you currently use PEDS in your State child health record, or kindergarten or school entry health questionnaire, please check with your PEDS coordinator first to see if they are arranging access to PEDS eLearning for you. If you require more than 10 registrations please contact us to request a quote and coupon code here. While this activity is not accredited by the RACGP, GPs are reminded they can self-record QI&CPD category 2 points by logging onto the RACGP website.  Please contact your RACGP state faculty for further information. RACGP website.  RACGP state faculty   DISCOUNTS     Number of registrations        ex GST          GST       Discount per enrolment Courses 1 and 2 11 - 50 $ 95.00 $ 9.50 $ 104.50 Courses 1 and 2 51 - 100 $ 90.00 $ 9.00 $ 99.00 Courses 1 and 2 101 or more $ 70.00 $ 7.00 $ 77.00 Course 1 11 - 50 $ 60.00 $ 6.00 $ 66.00 Course 1 51 or more $ 55.00 $ 5.50 $ 60.50 Course 1  Student rate 1 $ 50.00 $ 5.00 $ 55.00 Please email peds.ccch@rch.org.au for any bulk purchase or student discount enquiries. Read More

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Laying the Foundations for the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) General Practitioners (GPs) 3 Core Continuing Professional Development points (PDP) - 3.5 hours of education ACRRM ID:  11352: Class name: Laying the Foundations Modules 1-5     Laying the Foundations is a new eLearning course that provides an overview of early childhood learning and development from 0-8 years, with a clear focus on the dynamic interaction between child health, learning, development and wellbeing.   The content of the course is informed by the science of early brain development, current research and practice-based evidence; and provides multiple interactive learning opportunities with current information and resources about young children and their families.  Laying the Foundations consists of five modules. Each module takes between 20-40 minutes to complete with access provided for 12 months. A bookmark feature allows you to save and exit a module as needed and return where you left off. The five modules are: Module 1 : Introduction to 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 : Three to five years – participating in an expanding social world. Module 5 : Five to eight years - towards greater independence. Read More

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