• Tue 26 Oct 1:30 PM AEDT - 2:30 PM AEDT

    • $55.00 incl. GST
    Documentation as Educational Leadership - a practical tool with powerful results
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Documentation as Educational Leadership - a practical tool with powerful results


We are used to thinking about documentation as a part of our program planning and as a key strategy to share our curriculum with families, assessors and the children themselves. In recent years though, partly inspired by practices from Reggio Emilia, there has been an increasing emphasis on using documentation as a professional learning tool.  In this webinar we will dive into the practical nuts and bolts of how this can look, with an emphasis on the idea of using documentation as a mentoring and educational leadership strategy. We will focus our thinking and explore the theory and practice behind ‘micro-moments’ and unpack some simple techniques that are quick, practical and concrete, yet immensely powerful at creating significant growth and development in educators’ understandings and skills in relation to planning, pedagogy and practice.

Completing Documentation as Educational Leadership - a practical tool with powerful results will contribute one hour of PD addressing the following Australian Professional Standards for Teachers and aligns with the NESA criteria for Elective PD.

NESA Elective PD:

  • Enhanced teaching practice to effect positive change and impact on student/child learning progress and achievements
  • Linked to clear and relevant goals that are related to improving student/child outcomes
  • Involved opportunities to give and receive feedback and/or undertake self-reflection and reflection on the teaching practices of others

Alignment with Australian Professional Standards for Teachers

Professional Knowledge
APST 1: Know children and how they learn
Professional Practice
APTS 3: Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning Professional Engagement
APTS 6: Engage in professional learning

For information regarding teacher registration and accreditation, contact the teacher registration board/institute in your state.

This webinar also aligns with:

Alignment with the Early Years Learning Framework

Early Years Learning Framework - Principles
Ongoing learning and reflective practice
Early Years Learning Framework - Practices
Responsiveness to children
Intentional teaching
Assessing and monitoring children’s learning to inform provision and to support children in achieving learning outcomes
Early Years Learning Framework Outcomes
Outcome 4: Children are confident and involved learners


Alignment with the National Quality Standards

QA 1: Educational program and practice
QA 5: Relationships with children
QA 7: Governance and leadership