"Inspired EC deliver a wide variety of Mini Courses to continually expand our Professional Development."
Through practical stories and examples, participants will unpack the challenges of outdoor play, the value of long periods of time outdoors and the practicalities for engaging with children in outdoor environments in meaningful ways.
The course is broken up into five sections and the following is covered:
Section 1 - Where are you now?
Section 2 - The physical health benefits of outdoor play
Section 3 - Emotional health and wellbeing
Section 4 - The physical environment
Section 5 - Where to now?
There are reflection/assessment questions throughout the course.
Our courses are designed to be inspiring and practical - connecting theory, ideas and inspiration with strategies and actionable steps that will enhance your practice in your work with children.
You will learn about the role of sensory integration and how core motor skills developed in the outdoors, provide benefits in other areas.
Simple, affordable ideas that link directly to the way in which children play and develop and connect to the natural environment.
You will learn effective ways of advocating for the importance of more time outdoors and the value of risk taking and natural environments to families and colleagues.
This course is suited to anyone working in the early education and care sector.
We suggest that the course is the equivalent of 2hrs of face to face learning, however we recognise that all learners are different. There is content within the course that may take additional time.
Upon completion of your registration, you will receive a confirmation email with your login information.
You will have immediate access to the course, to complete in your own time. The course may include written content, images, videos, article links, ideas and inspiration.
All participants will complete a reflection/assessment which is personally responded to by one of our course facilitators before you receive your certificate.
"I feel so much more confident in sharing with parents why we should be outdoors more."