Create engaging and meaningful environments that promote, engage and sustain children’s learning through play. School Readiness Funding Approved in Victoria

Live online events

2 hours, 30 minutes, 02:00 PM AEDT - 04:30 PM AEDT


  • PD hours: 2.5
  • $280.00 excl. GST

2 hours, 30 minutes, 09:30 AM AEDT - 12:00 PM AEDT


  • PD hours: 2.5
  • $280.00 excl. GST


Creating Engaging Environments for Pre-Schoolers SRF Wellbeing Student Wellbeing

How do we create engaging and meaningful environments that promote, engage and sustain children’s learning through play?

Join us from the comfort of your home or work environment for this dynamic webinar which explores through the use of presentation slides, video, expert panel discussion, and audience Q&A the importance of creating spaces that nurture and inspire whilst facilitating learning.

This online event is a SCHOOL READINESS FUNDING APPROVED PD in Victoria. NEW for 2021.

There are three priority areas for School Readiness Funding in 2021, Communication (language development), Wellbeing (social and emotional), and Access & Inclusions. Creating Environments for Pre-Schoolers fits into the Wellbeing (social & emotional) & the Access and Inclusion areas.

  • The key elements of quality learning environments indoors and outdoors
  • Considerations for design, set up, materials, and equipment including the use of loose parts
  • The importance of open-ended learning spaces
  • Supporting children to resource their own learning
  • Planning for ongoing modifications
  • Intentional teaching which supports communication, inclusive practice and creativity

This webinar PD session is suitable for teachers and educators working with children aged birth to five years of age working in early childhood settings. It is filled with lots of practical ideas on how to add a broader and richer range of materials, resources, and provocations to Play-Based learning spaces.

Australian Professional Teaching Standards: APTS –1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.5, 3.4 6.2, 6.3 National Quality Standard: QA - 1, 2, 3, 5

SRF - VEYLDF Alignment

Item uses these practice principles: Reflective practice, High expectations for children, Respectful relationships and responsive engagement, Equity and diversity, Assessment for learning and development.

Strength of Evidence: Level 6 (supported by expert opinion)

Priority Area: Wellbeing (social and emotional) & Access and Inclusion

Creating Engaging Environments for Preschoolers is a professional development training workshop which aims to inspire educators to reflect on and intentionally create inclusive learning environments to enhance children’s wellbeing and communication. The training explores why environments make a difference and how educators can enhance learning spaces.

The training can be delivered via webinar or in-person and can be customised to local needs.