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Program and Practice






Culture and Community





Leadership and Management





Communication and Wellbeing





Working Legally and Ethically




Children’s Health and Safety




Product Descriptions


Program and Practice


Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood

This resource explores norms and theory across all areas of development. Practical examples of how to observe, interpret and link development to holistic learning are provided to guide planning and support learning.


Nurture creativity in children

This resource explores creativity in relation to theory, the physical learning environment and the role of the educator. A framework of flexibility, critical thinking and problem solving is explored to facilitate collaboration and engagement in creative opportunities.


Promote children’s agency

This resource will support educators to recognise the uniqueness of each child and promote and encourage children’s agency. There is a focus on techniques which encourage participation, self-directed learning, peer scaffolding and supporting children to undertake and persevere with challenges.


Use an approved learning framework to guide practice

This resource unpacks how educators can use an approved learning framework to provide opportunities for children to maximise their potential and develop a foundation for future success.


Support the holistic development of children in early childhood

This resource explores all areas of development and discusses how a supportive environment contributes to children’s emerging skills and provides opportunities for each child to maximise their potential.


Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning

This resource focuses on the physical learning environment as it explores the role of the educator, intentional teaching and spontaneous learning, and the different learning styles and types of play to enhance children’s exploration of their world.


Use information about children to inform practice

This resource explores ethical considerations and techniques used to gather, analyse and interpret information about children in order to document their learning and support reflection and planning.


Support children to connect with their world

This resource provides strategies for embedding sustainability and environmentally responsible behaviours through the service philosophy, policies and practices. Focus is on involving others, including children, to understand and build connections with the natural environment.


Analyse information to inform learning

This resource explores methods to gather evidence from a range of sources and analyse information about children’s learning. Examples of observations are used to build skills and demonstrate how to obtain knowledge about a child, evaluate and reflect on their learning and how to link this to nationally approved learning framework outcomes.


Design and implement the curriculum to foster children’s learning and development

This resource explores how educators can design, implement and evaluate the curriculum. Information is provided to demonstrate how a well-designed curriculum supports educators to gather data about children to inform planning. Techniques to identify strengths, emerging skills and use appropriate tools to interpret information, are provided to support the evaluation process and inform curriculum development.



Culture and Community


Develop cultural competence

This resource explores communication, relationships, language and culture to support services to build cultural competency and implement experiences that embed understanding and reflection.


Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

This resource explores historical and current perspectives, cultural protocols and language, offering cultural safety considerations for services to promote respect, reflection and authentic engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.


Work with diverse people

This resource explores concepts of diversity, inclusive practice, individual values and beliefs and how relationships based on mutual respect promote social and cultural awareness in the workplace.


Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children

This resource explores how to work in partnership with families and engage in authentic interactions. Practical examples inspire and promote the provision of environments that are welcoming, supportive and respectful of individual parenting practices and beliefs.


Embed sustainable practices in service operations

This practical resource will inspire educators to embed sustainable practices that support children to connect with and contribute to their world. There is a focus on intentional teaching experiences, identifying areas for improvement and developing a sustainability action plan.


Reflect on and improve professional practice

This resource explores how to evaluate and enhance practice through a process of self-reflection. Providing examples of educator reflections and thought processes, this resource builds expertise and methods to assist deeper thinking about practice and personal reflection.



Leadership and Management


Build and sustain an innovative work environment

This resource shows examples of strategies which foster effective leadership and practice to inspire and motivate team collaboration and create innovative work environments.


Develop and implement policy

This resource supports the development of effective policies and procedures that guide practice. Practical information and strategies guide how to source relevant and current information, identify barriers, consult with stakeholders and draft and review policies.


Lead the work team

This resource is for team leaders or managers responsible for coordinating and monitoring the work performance of others. Information supports the leader to explore their own leadership style and communication techniques. Strategies are provided for performance management, goal setting and reflection.


Develop teams and individuals

This resource helps determine individual and team development needs and emphasises strategies to progress individual learning and development plans that promote reflection and evaluation.


Facilitate compliance in an education and care service

This resource is designed for team leaders and managers responsible for the management and compliance in an education and care service. The information and strategies guide self-assessment against the NQS and the National Law and Regulations, including gathering and recording evidence to inform the development of the QIP.



Communication and Wellbeing


Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour

This resource unpacks influences on behaviour to build knowledge, understanding and authentic relationships to support cooperative behaviour. Using case studies, strategies are provided to manage challenging and uncooperative behaviours through developing and implementing plans and providing referral pathways in collaboration with families and other professionals.


Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children

This resource demonstrates how educators can support the inclusion of all children and work with others to develop and implement individual plans and support strategies. There is a focus on understanding and addressing barriers to learning, promoting consistency, effective communication and building partnerships with families and other professional support services.


Provide care for children

Exploring emotional and physical development of children and the importance of the learning environment, this resource uses real examples to assist in supporting children to navigate change, separation anxiety and expressing emotions.


Provide care for babies and toddlers

This resource explores the theory behind development and developmental milestones in infants and toddlers, as well as the importance of attachment, relationships, individual routines and the physical environment.


Develop positive and respectful relationships with children

This resource explores how to develop and maintain effective relationships and promote positive behaviour with children through enhancing an awareness of communication, meaningful interactions and reflection.


Support behaviour of children and young people

This resource supports educators to guide the behaviour of children in a safe and supportive environment and explains positive approaches to support children to manage their own emotions and behaviour.



Working Legally and Ethically


Work legally and ethically

This resource shows how individuals can identify legal and ethical responsibilities within their job role. Examples illustrate how individuals can take responsibility to respond to workplace situations and contribute to workplace improvements, goal setting and reflection.


Participate in workplace health and safety

This resource demonstrates how to implement safe work practices to ensure your own health and safety and that of others. Examples are provided to promote effective practices for hazard prevention and management across the workplace including personal wellbeing.


Maintain work health and safety

This resource supports those responsible for implementing and monitoring work health safety (WHS) policies, procedures and work practices. It provides practical strategies and information to expand knowledge of WHS requirements and the principles of assessing hazards, risk and implementing risk controls to meet legislative requirements.



Children’s Health and Safety


Ensure the health and safety of children

This resource supports educators to navigate legislative requirements and use supporting documents to implement practices that safeguard children’s health and safety. This includes sleep, rest and relaxation; effective hygiene and health practices; illness and administering medication; and managing allergies, anaphylaxis and asthma.


Promote and provide healthy food and drinks

This resource provides strategies for safe food handling, menu planning and managing dietary requirements (including allergies). Sample menus, templates and learning experiences to embed healthy eating and physical activity into the educational program are included.


Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

This resource describes the skills and knowledge required to support and protect children and young people who are at risk of harm across each state and territory. In addition, guidelines demonstrate how to respond to children who disclose concerns, make reports and maintain professional boundaries and confidentiality.


Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children

Strategies outlined within this resource support the maintaining of a safe environment in order to manage the health needs of individual children including adequate supervision, the provision of suitable learning environments and plans and practices to manage incidents and emergencies.