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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. Request a quote below today!

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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