OSHC Educators’ Network Session 4

19th June, 2019 @ 10:00 am


19/06/2019 - 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

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The OSHC Educators’ Network is structured for OSHC leaders and educators from our member schools to engage collaboratively in ways which invigorate and enrich practice. It provides a forum for provocation and discussion and facilitates a community of practice approach to ongoing professional learning. Implementing the My Time Our Place Framework and the National Quality Standard, participants will have the opportunity to visit and tour OSHC services and engage in rich group discussions relating to current research on educational theories and practices, focused topics and other questions and issues raised.

Target Group: OSHC Providers

Meeting Focus:  We are delighted to advise this meeting will be hosted at Trinity College Gawler. Out of School Hours Care Director, Michelle Boomer and the OSHC team at Trinity College will share their thinking, practices and, approaches to planning and writing their Quality Improvement Plan for ongoing improvement. Michelle will also share current practices on sustainability within their OSHC environment.

 Scope of Session – In this session participants will:

  • Tour the OSHC spaces at Trinity College Gawler including a Q & A session.
  • Respond to provocations and questions posed in relation to sustainable practices shared by the OSHC educators at Trinity College.
  • Engage in conversations lead by the Trinity OSHC team in relation to ways they effectively plan and write their QIP to use as a document for ongoing improvement.
  • Share reflective thinking, ideas and strategies for building and sustaining collaborative professional learning teams that support all educators in contribute to their QIP.

Core foci

Australian Professional Standards for Teachers:
3.7 Initiate contextually relevant processes to establish programs that involve parents/carers in the education of their children and broader school priorities and activities.
6.3 Implement professional dialogue within the school or professional learning network(s) that is informed by feedback, analysis of current research and practice to improve the educational outcomes of students.

National Quality Standard for Early Childhood Education and Care:
1.2.1 Intentional teaching Educators are deliberate, purposeful, and thoughtful in their decisions and actions.
1.3.2  Critical reflection on children’s learning and development, both as individuals and in groups, drives program planning and implementation.
3.2.3 The service cares for the environment and supports children to become environmentally responsible.

Facilitator: Libby Worrell, AISSA

Venue: Trinity College Gawler – Below is a link on the school’s  location. It is best to park in the North Car park, which is signed in the college.

Registration: Registration for this event will incur a fee of $20.00 (GST inclusive) per participant.  This fee is invoiced after the event and is payable even if you do not attend on the day as AISSA will still incur cost.  If notice of cancellation is received before 12/06/2019 the fee will be waived. For all registration enquiries please contact Rae Dawkins.



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