Programs & Events

All Events & Programs General Events Professional Learning Inclusion Agency Parenting Programs Responding to Abuse & Neglect
Understanding children’s behaviour

Utilising the principle of reflective practice, this session will inspire and motivate you in your work to support children to make sense of their behaviour.

Thu, 5th Aug Event Info
‘Becoming’ a new director Part 2

Following on from the first of these sessions we look at more responsibilities of Directors' and how to mange your time, resources and people.

Thu, 12th Aug Event Info
Assessment and Rating - The Essentials!

Come along for QandA with an Authorised Officer and hear about one services journey in receiving the EXCEEDING rating!

Tue, 17th Aug Event Info
What is Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture? Introduction to cultural competence.

In this session you will learn how to weave Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, educational philosophies and child rearing practices in a meaningful and authentic way.

Tue, 24th Aug Event Info
Regional Zoom session: Supervision essentials

The regional Zoom series aspires to make professional learning opportunities accessible in short and information packed sessions from wherever you are located.

Mon, 30th Aug Event Info
A day with Quality Area 1: Educational Program and Practice.

‘A hands on day with Quality Area 1.’ Are we documenting in the same way as others? How do we ensure that each child is visible in the planning cycle?

Tue, 31st Aug Event Info
Becoming a new OSHC director part 1

‘Becoming’ a new OSHC director is exciting and challenging. You may be newly appointed or considering this as a career option.

Wed, 1st Sep Event Info
Little Scientists: Optics workshop

Enjoy a day of lights, colours and optical illusions exploring the land of mirrors, colourful shadows and nature’s paint palette.

Thu, 2nd Sep Event Info
Becoming a new OSHC director part 2

Following on from the first session, we look at more responsibilities of OSHC directors and how to manage time, resources and people.

Wed, 15th Sep Event Info
Regional Zoom session: Philosophy essentials

The regional zoom series aspires to make professional learning opportunities accessible in short and information packed sessions from wherever you are located.

Tue, 21st Sep Event Info
A practical day with documentation

This practical day is the opportunity to come and reflect on the current ways of documenting in your service.

Thu, 23rd Sep Event Info
A day with Quality Area 2: Children's Health and Safety

A day with QA2, everything from policy and procedures to risk assessing and talking excursions! Come along and ask questions, engage with educators and critically reflect in QA2.

Tue, 5th Oct Event Info
Understanding Kaurna Culture

Learn about the Kaurna people and their history at a deeper level while exploring opportunities to authentically engage with Kaurna Elders.

Mon, 11th Oct Event Info
A day in educational leadership

Calling all Educational Leaders! This networking event will bring together educators who are in the same position.

Tue, 12th Oct Event Info
Regional Zoom session: Educational leadership essentials

The regional zoom series aspires to make professional learning opportunities accessible in short and information packed sessions from wherever you are located.

Thu, 21st Oct Event Info
Practical ways to incorporate reflection

Come and share and learn about practical ways to incorporate reflection to ensure you can provide the evidence required.

Thu, 28th Oct Event Info
Little Scientists: Water Workshop

Have you ever met a child who is not fascinated by water? From ice blocks to raindrops, children love to explore water from an early age.

Wed, 3rd Nov Event Info
Programming Expo

Do you ever wonder how other services program for children? Are you struggling to demonstrate the cycle of planning or just need some inspiring new ideas?

Thu, 18th Nov Event Info
Regional Zoom session: Narragunnawali essentials

The regional zoom series aspires to make professional learning opportunities accessible in short and information packed sessions from wherever you are located.

Mon, 22nd Nov Event Info
A day with Quality Area 3: Physical Environment

A day with QA3, everything from inclusive environments, indoor and outdoor play, quality experiences and developing an attitude of environmental responsibility!

Tue, 23rd Nov Event Info
Regional Zoom session: Documentation essentials

The regional zoom series aspires to make professional learning opportunities accessible in short and information packed sessions from wherever you are located.

Tue, 18th Jan Event Info
‘Becoming’ a new director Part 1

‘Becoming’ a new director is exciting and challenging. We can set you off on a successful journey and ensure you have access to the tools and information needed.

Wed, 2nd Feb Event Info
So you are going to work in OSHC?

This session is aimed at educators new to the OSHC service and sector. his session will provide an introduction to My Time, Our Place, the NQF, professionalism and your role.

Tue, 8th Feb Event Info
Kickstart your leadership for 2022!

Gain energy and perspective from other directors as you work through your new year vision for your service.

Tue, 15th Feb Event Info
Kindy program in action - engaging children in projects

Learn how to develop project work that can engage children in deep and sustained learning across the curriculum through long and short term planning.

Fri, 18th Feb Event Info
A day with Quality Area 4: Staffing arrangements

Find out about how to manage continuity of staff, how to foster professionalism and how professional standards can guide practice, interactions and relationships.

Tue, 22nd Feb Event Info
QIP + RAP = Value

Come and learn about how your Reconciliation Action Plan and QIP can inform each other in order to create improved outcomes for ALL children.

Wed, 23rd Feb Event Info
How to retain staff in your OSHC

Come and join Benjamin, an experienced OSHC Director, as he explores creative ways to keep staff engaged and part of your OSHC community to ensure the best outcomes for all.

Thu, 24th Feb Event Info
An educator's perspective - incorporating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures into a birth to three setting

Come and join Melissa Von Senden, a Narungga and Ngarrindjeri Educator working with infants and toddlers on Kaurna land here at Gowrie SA.

Tue, 1st Mar Event Info
Little Scientists: Engineering workshop

Explore physical forces while leveraging, lifting, swinging and moving and unleash your inner engineer.

Thu, 3rd Mar Event Info
Performance appraisals and performance management - what's the difference?

Learn about the benefits of using quality performance appraisals that create reflection and goal setting without the unpleasant feeling among yourself and your team.

Fri, 4th Mar Event Info
Becoming a new OSHC director part 1

‘Becoming’ a new OSHC director is exciting and challenging. You may be newly appointed or considering this as a career option.

Mon, 7th Mar Event Info
A day with Quality Area 5: Relationships with children

Explore responsive and meaningful interactions, how to support the dignity and rights of children and how to provide opportunities for collaborative learning.

Tue, 8th Mar Event Info
Moving from provisional to full registration - what do I need to know and do?

This session is for ECTs and Directors and is aimed at providing an overview of how to navigate the transition from provisional to full teachers registration.

Fri, 11th Mar Event Info
I have been appointed educational leader - what next?

This session will support educational leaders to understand their role within the National Quality Framework. Together we will explore practical ways to unpack this responsibility.

Thu, 17th Mar Event Info
Regional Zoom session: Critical reflection essentials

The regional Zoom series aspires to make professional learning opportunities accessible in short and information packed sessions from wherever you are located.

Tue, 22nd Mar Event Info
A practical day with documentation

Come and see examples of documentation, explore different methods, reflect on the strengths that exist in your service and the opportunities for fine tuning.

Wed, 23rd Mar Event Info
‘Becoming’ a new director Part 2

Following on from the first of these sessions we look at more responsibilities of Directors' and how to mange your time, resources and people.

Wed, 30th Mar Event Info
Recruitment - getting it right the first time!

Do you need to recruit new staff into your service but not quite sure where to start? Your staff are your service’s biggest asset!

Fri, 1st Apr Event Info
Getting your systems organised

Learn how to set up systems to ensure you are meeting your service obligations for HR compliance with the NQF and leave with a spreadsheet ready to customise.

Fri, 1st Apr Event Info
Becoming a new OSHC director part 2

Following on from the first session, we look at more responsibilities of OSHC directors and how to manage time, resources and people.

Mon, 4th Apr Event Info
A day with Quality Area 6: Collaborative partnerships with families and communities

Come along to this hands on session engaging in everything QA6. Learn about developing respectful and collaborative relationships with families and communities.

Tue, 5th Apr Event Info
Regional Zoom session: Routines and transitions essentials

The regional zoom series aspires to make professional learning opportunities accessible in short and information packed sessions from wherever you are located.

Tue, 12th Apr Event Info
Regional Zoom session: Leadership essentials

The regional zoom series aspires to make professional learning opportunities accessible in short and information packed sessions from wherever you are located.

Tue, 3rd May Event Info
How's your utilisation?

Spend the day learning simple marketing and digital marketing principles and techniques to develop a marketing plan that supports your service viability!

Wed, 4th May Event Info
A day with Quality Area 7: Governance and Leadership

Come along and to this hands on session engaging in everything QA7. What is effective leadership and management?

Tue, 10th May Event Info
OSHC programming essentials

This session is for OSHC educators and directors and is aimed at deepening understanding of Quality Area 1. Come and share ideas for how to effectively program in an OSHC service.

Wed, 18th May Event Info
Little Scientists: Mathematics workshop

Watch the beauty of mathematics unfold in everyday patterns, shapes and structures and discover the potential of play for the development of mathematical skills.

Tue, 24th May Event Info
Programming Expo

Do you ever wonder how other services program for children? Are you struggling to demonstrate the cycle of planning or just need some inspiring new ideas?

Tue, 31st May Event Info
Observations debunked!

In this popular session we will unpack and articulate the purpose of observations, gain insight into the when, how and what to notice and write about children.

Wed, 8th Jun Event Info
A day with the exceeding themes

Explore the resources available to support your service as you strive to demonstrate evidence that you are at exceeding level quality.

Tue, 14th Jun Event Info
Understanding older children's behaviour (OSHC focus)

This session will inspire and motivate you in your work to support children to make sense of their behaviour whilst meeting your goals of building strong relationships.

Tue, 28th Jun Event Info