We hope all our participants enjoy the intro session in Perth on the 27th this week. Trish Collins is presenting an overview of Walker Learning.
Book now for the Burnie Primary School study tour in Tasmanian. P-2. We are starting our Walker Learning Study Tours in Tasmania in Burnie for 2015.
Places now filled. Book now for our first Melbourne based P-2 study tour. Sorry fully booked. Our next one in March is now open for bookings.
We welcome all our interstate visitors to Melbourne this week for our two study tours, F-2 and 3-6. We are off to Corpus Christi Glenroy, Beaumaris Primary and Sandringham East.
Each term we produce a free newsletter that goes to educators, parents and interested members of the community. Feel free to subscribe through the website. Our first newsletter is due later in term 1.
Save these dates. Further details soonThe dates are:
Monday 11 May PD day
Monday 1 June Study tour day F-2
Thursday 6 August Study tour F-6
Thursday 5 November PD day
NEW PD COMING UP IN MARCH FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATORS: PLEASE REFER TO PD Brochure FOR DETAILS AND BOOK on line through website. March 6th :our famous Want your life back PD that saves time and life on documentation/planning ( places fill quickly) March 13 join us for a bush kinder PD in the bush with a Kinder March 20: A whole day study tour visiting other early childhood programs to view indoor and outdoor ideas and our demo unit
Check PD Brochures. We have a range of PD including: Walker Learning support session on Feb 20. Ideas for tuning in and reflection on Feb 24th. 3-6 Study tour on Feb 25th and P-2 Study tour on 26 and 27 Feb. March 2nd is a whole day session on students behaviours for all teachers and not having to be implementing Walker Learning. March 18th is a whole day session on developing teacher interpersonal skills for working with parents, colleagues and students and not having to be implementing Walker Learning.
Exciting news! We have moved offices this week to a bigger and better facility with 40 car parks for our participants. Mark this in your diaries. 50-52 Sunmore Close Moorabbin Victoria Note our new number is 0395511900 come amd check us out.
Check out each section of our website for a broad and new range of professional learning for primary and early childhood educators as well as for parents during 2015. Download or brochures or email us to request an emailed copy.You can come to us or we come to you.
We are pleased to announce that we have Trish C, Kathy B and Janelle from WA, Queensland and NT who will be working in their home states and territory to continue the support to educators in Walker Learning. Kathy, Shona and the Victorian team will still be visiting all states and territories but now these states will have easier and more frequent support.
Congratulations to Rhiannon Porter for securing a teaching position in a play based school for 2015. We have enjoyed working with Rhiannon while on her six month contract with Early Life Foundations. We look forward to our continued relationship with Rhiannon as she will continue to work with us on a part time basis in the future.
Our final Victorian Foundation to Year 2 study tour for the year is coming up! Thursday 13/11 & Friday 14/11 participants will visit schools where Walker Learning is embedded followed by two afternoons full of professional learning about the approach. Perfect for staff new to the approach in 2015 or changing year levels within a school, even as a refresher for those already implementing. Places are filling fast! For bookings please go to www.earlylife360.com.au
We have two remaining parent sessions for 2014. Visit www.earlylife360.com.au to secure your spot.
Monday 10th November 7-8.30pm
Emotional Intelligence: Understanding Ourselves so we Understand Our Children
Monday 1st December 7-8.30pm
Screen Time & Social Media: Balancing Technology Use in the Early Childhood & Primary Years
Our 2015 Brochures are not far away. Keep an eye on our news feed here and our Facebook sites for further updates.
Shona is heading off in the next couple of weeks to work with educators in China for what will be an amazing trip for all involved.
Dates for our Bendigo Study Tour will be released mid November. Stay tuned.
Bookings for 2015 sessions, professional learning and study tours will be available from Wednesday 5th November 2014.
Our DVD's for training on Walker Learning, tuning in, reflection, class meetings, will be out this term.
Two separate DVd's P-2 and 3-6 with live classroom footage of teachers working with the approach.