Environments For Learning: Intentional Spaces

$49.50$44.55 Member Price

This course examines the role of the environment in children’s learning and the importance of thoughtful planning and organisation of learning spaces. It explores the role of the educator in designing intentional learning environments, including key considerations when arranging spaces. The selection of resources within learning spaces and how they are organised and presented is key when designing rich environments. The course includes written information and videos of practice that will help you assess and plan for rich environments and living spaces that support children’s learning.

Description

This course is suitable for early childhood education and care professionals at all stages of their careers. Before embarking on this course ensure you have a sound understanding of:
the role of the environment in children’s learning

  • the role of the environment in children’s learning
  • how indoor learning environments promote constructive learning
  • the importance of the environment to foster a child’s sense of belonging and being safe and secure in an early learning environment.

Learning Outcomes 

In this course, you will:

  • learn about our role as educators in designing intentional environments to support children’s learning
  • learn how to intentionally design, arrange spaces and create holistic learning environments
  • learn about the importance of character, personality and intentional decision-making in the design of learning environments and opportunities.

Additional information

Presented By

Victoria Petriella

Course Duration

1 Hour

Australian Professional Standards for Teachers

Standard 3—Plan for and implement teaching and learning
Standard 4—Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments

The Early Years Learning Framework

Principle: High expectations and equity
Practice: Intentional teaching
Practice: Learning environments
Outcome 1—Children have a strong sense of identity
Outcome 4—Children are confident and involved learners

My Time, Our Place framework

Principle: High expectations and equity
Practice: Intentionality
Practice: Environments
Outcome 1—Children have a strong sense of identity
Outcome 4—Children are confident and involved learners