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Childspace At Your Place

Would you love to instantly access videos, interviews and articles to support your current challenges, inquiry or evaluation? Could your team benefit from 24/7 access to an ever-expanding library of videos, articles, and interviews?

Don't delay, join today, and give you and your team the many benefits of this valuable membership.

Memberships for individual or group for just $190 per year.

Professional development

Professional learning & development for teachers

In centre professional development opportunities

For a customised professional development experience, our experienced team members can come to your centre. In collaboration with you they can tailor a workshop to your team’s needs and interests.

Courses currently offered include:
  • Leading change in your early childhood outdoor environment
  • Peaceful curriculum for infants & toddlers
  • Leading with Heart & Soul
  • Environment design 2 day institute
  • Performance appraisal, certification & teaching as inquiry
  • Strengthening the parent-teacher relationship
  • Curriculum & planning for 3-6 year olds
  • Pathways to primary school
  • Rituals
  • Doctor Bob’s teacher trickery
  • Get creative with natural materials
  • Understanding toddler behaviours
  • You can ukulele
  • Respectful care is only fair
  • Assessment & documentation of learning stories
  • Camaraderie, conflict & communication
  • Internal evaluation & strategic planning
  • Risk, resilience, and loose parts play
  • Nurture in nature
  • Wellbeing
  • Zentangle
  • Self-regulation, behaviour, & social competency
  • Childspace study tour
Course cancellation policy

If Childspace cancels a course for any reason, a full refund will be made.

If you need to withdraw from a course, a full refund will be made, providing that we have at least 7 days’ written notice (prior to the course date) to [email protected]. If a withdrawal is made within 7 days of the course date due to unavoidable circumstances, a refund may be made, less an administration fee of 25% of the course fee. In this case we recommend that you send a replacement person. In the case of non-attendance on a course without notice, no refund will be made. Enrolment on a course constitutes acceptance of this policy.

Upcoming courses

Check out our upcoming professional development courses and workshops for early childhood education teachers and others in ECE.



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Make a noise for ECE!

Be part of an awesome ECE Conference in 2023,  at the Museum Of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, on August 24th to 27th.

Toni and Robin Christie are keynote speakers at this exciting event.