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NSW Department of Education and Communities Transition to School Program

Creating Opportunities: Transition to School Professional Development Program

Hunter Prelude is partnering with the NSW Department of Education to deliver the Creating Opportunities: Transition to School Professional Development Program.

This program has been funded through the NSW Department of Education’s Sector Development Program.

The program will be delivered between August 2021 – June 2022 and is available to all Early Childhood Education services delivering a preschool educational program in NSW.

The program will assist Early Childhood Educators, Early Childhood Teachers and Directors to support all children transitioning to school including:

  • Children with developmental delay and disability
  • First Nations & Aboriginal children
  • Children from low socio-economic backgrounds
  • Other vulnerable children who required additional support

The Creating Opportunities: Transition to School Program will include targeted training as follows:

Stream 1: Educators and Services

  • Formative and Summative Assessment: A practical guide where to start
  • The How, What, and Why Positive Transition to School
  • Writing Transition to School Statements
  • Supporting a child with disability and or additional needs through transition

Stream 2: Teachers, Directors & Educational leaders

  • Supporting a child with additional needs and or disability through transition
  • Developing a successful transition to school program
  • Establishing meaningful community partnerships
  • Leading my team through transition

Elective Streams

  • Importance of Transition during COVID-19
  • Supporting First Nations Families to Transition to School
  • Trauma and Transition
  • School Transition from Allied Heath Perspective
  • Transitioning to school: the reflective teacher

How can you benefit?

  • Build knowledge and understanding of Department of Education
  • Develop further understanding of EYLF, NQS, Best Practice in Early Intervention guides, and how to connect to your current practice
  • Practical examples of transition to school from different perspectives
  • Understanding of the importance of building partnerships to establish effective school transition
  • Free developed resources, and professional development

What can you give?

  • Your experience, your challenges, and willingness to share ideas and resources with your peers across the sector
  • Your commitment to your ongoing professional development to grow your knowledge and skills to support children and families

Stream 1: Educators & Services

Module 1: Formative & Summative Assessments on 21st September 2021

8th February 2022

Module 2: Positive Start to School on 26th October 2021

1st March 2022

Module 3: Writing Transition to School Statements on 30th November 2021

5th April 2022

Module 4: Supporting Disability on 7th December 2021

3rd May 2022–Cr34cLRkarA

Stream 2: Teachers, Directors and Educational Leaders

Module 1: Community Partnerships on 19th October 2021

10th February 2022

Module 2: Transition to School Strategy on 27th October 2021

3rd March 2022

Module 3: Transition to School Programs on 15th November 2021

7th April 2022

Module 4: Leading Teams on 14th December 2021

5th May 2022

Elective Modules

Elective 1: Transition During COVID on 27th September 2021

29th September 2021

12th October 2021

2nd November 2021

7th December 2021

24th February 2022

8th March 2022

12th April 2022

12th May 2022

Elective 2: Trauma on 22nd February 2022

15th March 2022

14th April 2022

10th May 2022

Elective 3: Allied Health on 17th February 2022

17th March 2022

19th April 2022

17th May 2022

Elective 4: Critically Reflective Teacher on 1st February 2022

3rd March 2022

21st April 2022

19th May 2022

Elective 5: First Nations Transition to School on 9th December 2021

15th February 2022

22nd March 2022

28th April 2022

24th May 2022