50 Oxlade Drive
New Farm, QLD, AU 4005
07 3358 6188
What’s it about?
Quality Area 3 of the National Quality Standards requires that the physical environment provides a rich and diverse range of experiences that promote children’s learning and development.
Specific Learning Outcomes
QA3 – Physical Environment
PS4 – Create and maintain supportive and safe learning
During this workshop, participants in this session will have an opportunity to develop skills in:
- Observing and understanding the impact of your environment on the day
- Designing an inclusive environment
- Elements and features of the environment which ensure that it contributes to children’s autonomy, independence and wellness
- Designing an environment for multiple age groups – ensuring safety and independence can be achieved
Kym Macfarlane has worked in the early childhood sector for many years. She has experience as an early childhood teacher, child care director and in higher education in the field of Child and Family Studies in Human Services. She has extensive experience in working and researching practice issues with children 0-18 years and their families. Her research work covers this area as well as a wide range of topics related to the disciplines of children’s services and education. Kym demonstrates a strong understanding of practice related issues in these disciplines and has a particular interest in critical reflection and strengths-based practice.