Starting school is a major event in the life of children and their families. In the first eight years of life children face many important changes; for some children this will include attending different learning environments, with different social groups, roles and expectations. Children’s experience in adapting to dynamic and evolving environments directly affects their sense of identity, well-being and position within their community over the short and long term. How children continue to flourish as they experience the multiple challenges and opportunities brought about by the transition to school, can be strongly influenced by the context and practices of the school community.
This series of 4 project days explores the challenges and opportunities for children’s learning, growth and development in the processes of starting school. This research project considers the following questions:
Register for Day 1 by Tuesday 9 August - cost $20.00
Please keep a copy of your registration confirmation for your professional portfolio.
Day 2 – Term 1 2017 (date to be advised)Day 3 – Term 2 2017 (date to be advised)Day 4 – Term 3 2017 (date to be advised)
For further information contact Barbara Murray:Phone: 8301 6101Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Continuity & Transition Project is for Reception teachers and early childhood educators, primary teachers, principals and Catholic Education consultants to:
AITSL National Professional Standards for Teachers include:
3.2, 3.6, 3.7, 4.1, 4.4, 6.3 and 7.4.
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