In this course, you will:
- understand common big life events that directly impact young children in Australia
- recognise the impacts of big life events on children and their families and communities
- identify contextually relevant strategies to support children and their families and communities through the impacts of big life events.
About the author:
Sarah Louise is a Melbourne-based early childhood teacher, and mum of two, who has recently completed a Master of Educational Leadership. Her 20+ year early childhood career spans long day care, stand-alone kindergartens, community managed services and school-based early learning centres. She is a loud and passionate advocate for children’s rights, social justice and ethical leadership.
Currently employed by Early Childhood Australia as their Professional Learning Project Coordinator, she brings to her work a strengths-based approach that values and encourages a kind and courageous style of leadership and management. Sarah Louise is currently the co-convener of the Early Childhood Australia Victoria Committee Anti-Bias Special Interest Group, where she is joined by early childhood professionals across the country to discuss and reflect on the social justice and anti-bias issues affecting the sector. She is also a General Member of the ECA Victoria Branch Committee, a Board Member of the Social Justice in Early Childhood Foundation, and a Board Member of the Australian Educational Leader Journal editorial committee.