Specialised Services

Professional Learning Consultancy Services

Gowrie SA can offer a range of customised professional learning and support options for education and early childhood services in SA including long day care, family day care, outside school hours care, kindergarten/preschool, early years of school, in-home care, Aboriginal services, and rural and occasional care. We also support professionals working in health, wellbeing and community services. Gowrie SA offers all professional services both face to face and via online platforms.

Our customised approaches support services to develop in-depth professional learning or consultancy plans at individual or service levels which achieve learning goals over time.

Professional learning opportunities include:

  • Consultancy, support and mentoring
  • Facilitated staff meetings to build collaborative learning communities
  • Building capacity of leaders and educators to support ongoing learning
  • Rural workshops and support services are available throughout SA.
  • Personalised policy review and development
  • HR consultancy, mentoring and advice for Approved Providers', award interpretation, employment contracts and job descriptions, good practice employee and performance management, good practice on employee dismissals and redundancies.
  • Governance advice and support.
  • Cultural responsiveness learning opportunities.

Download the booklet ‘Directory to a Dynamic Service’ giving information about Gowrie SA’s professional learning consultancy

Bicultural Mentoring

Gowrie SA’s bicultural mentors support educators in services to build their capacity to provide meaningful inclusion and learning opportunities for children from different cultural backgrounds. We are able to access a range of mentors from different cultural backgrounds to work with your service educators in supporting children and families.

Bicultural Mentoring is available as a fee for service, but if your service is eligible for assistance through the Inclusion Support Program, funding can be accessed through the Innovative Solutions stream. To book or for more information, talk to your inclusion Professional about accessing Innovative Solutions funding.

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Please contact Gowrie SA Professional Learning Program staff to arrange a quote.

Contact: train@gowriesa.org.au or call (08) 8234 5219

Video Mentoring

Video mentoring can increase your team’s ability to reflect, understand and improve day-to-day interactions with children in your service, and achieve positive outcomes in behaviour and attachment relationships. Gowrie SA has undertaken this work over many years with our own educators as well as within education and care services.

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Contact: train@gowriesa.org.au or call (08) 8234 5219