• Wed 10 Nov 12:30 PM AEDT - 1:30 PM AEDT

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    Process vs product – what matters most? Illuminating how children learn
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Process vs product – what matters most? Illuminating how children learn


This webinar disrupts the binary mindset of process and product by looking at how both are valuable as part of children’s learning. There is a but… when we only value the product, this is where limitations come in. So, what gets in the way?

Paying attention to how children learn is a critical part of teaching practice, but learning is complex, and so this is no easy task! This webinar highlights possibilities to look for as we navigate the vital art of analysing children’s learning to inform our understanding of children and planning for the possible. We will unpack examples from practice to leave you with practical strategies to utilise in your setting. 

There will be a focus on:

  • Familiarisation with the process of learning
  • Connecting with how we see children as curious inquirers, seeking to make meaning of the world around them
  • The importance of understanding the role of children learning as a group- social constructivism
  • How we can document the learning process to get closer to children’s ideas, rather than a superficial focus on interests
  • The role of the product in children’s learning, seeing this in new ways

Completing Process vs product – what matters most? Illuminating how children learn 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
  • Research based and evidence based

Alignment with Australian Professional Standards for Teachers

Professional Knowledge:
APST 1: Know children and how they learn
APST 2: Know the content and how to teach it
Professional Practice:
APST 3: Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning
APST 5: Assess and provide feedback and report on children’s 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
Planning and implementing learning through play
Intentional teaching
The EYLF Learning Outcomes 
Children are confident and involved learners
Children are effective communicators

Alignment with the National Quality Standards

QA 1: Educational program and practice