About this bundle

This series of workshops will guide you through how to support children's health and safety within an education and care service.

Children’s health and safety is paramount in early childhood education and care to minimise the risk and protect children from harm, injury and infection.  Practical strategies will be discussed on how to adequately supervise children from potential threats or injury, whilst also establishing a sound understanding on the relevant authorities when reporting an incident or emergency.

Learning outcomes

In this bundle you will develop:

  • Practical strategies on how to adequately supervise children from potential threats or injury, whilst also establishing a sound understanding on the relevant authorities when reporting an incident or emergency.

  • An understanding that recognises, respects, and protects the rights of children in the development and implementation of laws, policies, practices and decisions directly affect them.

  • How to provide a secure and safe environment for children and what the role of the teacher requires.

  • A deeper understating into how trauma can significantly impact the developing brain and what the potential effects are, as well as the practical strategies on how to adequately support children.

Meet your Facilitator

Elise Waghorn

Elise Waghorn is a PhD student in the Melbourne Graduate School of Education at the University of Melbourne. Her research project is investigating the everyday lifeworlds of children in Australia and how this relates and connects to policy and educational experiences with children in Hong Kong and Singapore. Elise’s teaching has focused on the ways in which early childhood pedagogical practices influence children’s wellbeing. She has worked within the early childhood sector for 13 plus years and has a passion for making sure children's rights are listened to and respected. For the last four years Elise has worked part time as a casual academic at a university. Her role involves teaching the Bachelor of Early Childhood and Primary, and Masters of Education (Early Childhood and Primary).

Hear what other educators have to say

"I have more than 40 years experience as an Educational Leader in the field of Early Childhood Education and these 4 courses come with my highest recommendations. "

Janine Mason

Elise Waghorn through Phoenix Training has created courses that accurately reflect the Professional Development and training needs of Educational Practitioners currently working in the field of Early Education and Care in 2021. Each course provides an extensive and thorough coverage of the contemporary issues and the legislative requirements that exist in today's fast paced environment and advocate and expand on the exemplary practices and protocols required. The depth of relevant knowledge contained in these training packages is extensive and pertinent and is articulated in a manner that is easy to comprehend. These courses represent exceptional value both in terms of industry relevance and monetary value to any organisation or individual seeking Professional Development in this field." Janine Mason Dip Teach ECE B.Ed