Ibis Styles Cairns Colonial Club
18-26 Cannon St
Cairns, QLD, AU 4870
(07) 4053 8800
What’s it about?
This one day workshop has been designed to assist educators working with children from 0-3 years to develop a better understanding of how to support learning and development in this age group.
Specific Learning Outcomes
QA1 – Educational Program and Practice
Participants at this event will have an opportunity to learn about:
• Developing a sense of belonging for 0-2 year olds in your service
• Curriculum decision making, intentional teaching and scaffolding learning for babies and toddlers
• Allowing babies and toddlers to direct their own learning and actively participate in decisions that affect them – what does this look like?
• Cycle of planning, documenting and evaluation – sharing the journey for children and their families
Prior to developing Bond University’s Bachelor of Children’s Services’ program, Caroline Fewster enjoyed a long and varied career working with children in a wide range of Children’s Services’ care and teaching situations. Starting out as a pre-school teacher in the ACT, she progressed to advisory and consultancy roles with regional and government education authorities. Her experience encompasses all aspects of early all aspects of early childhood learning, from classroom teaching to managing services and from educating future teachers to consulting and developing professional development programs. She continues to consult for a range of non-government, community-based and corporate organisations, as well as local, state and the Commonwealth government. As such, she offers early childhood educators a wealth of real world knowledge, combined with high level qualifications and superior teaching skills.
In 2006, then Assistant Professor Fewster received the prestigious Carrick Institute Award for Innovative and collaborative approaches to learning in the field of Children’s services.” Bond University “Working with Children” (2007)
As from July 2012, retained as Adjunct Professor at Bond University, Caroline is now exclusively devoting her time and experience by continuing to work extensively with Children’s Services throughout Australia, developing customised professional development programs for early childhood educators Feedback from these organisations indicates the success of the ‘wonderful, innovative and practical ideas that she demonstrates during the programs’.