Gain an in-depth understanding of neuroscience and how the brain impacts children’s behaviour to support children in your early education and care service. Be empowered to support children’s learning, well-being and development, particularly when children are exhibiting behaviours of concern.

Suitable for all levels of early education professional | 3.5 hours of study| NQS areas 1, 5, 7

What you will learn

The successful completion of this CELA Micro Credential will enable educators to support children exhibiting behaviours of concern and empower educators to support children's learning and development.

You have one year from the date of enrolment to complete this micro credential.

  • How the brain is structured using the theory of the triune brain.

  • How the triune brain structures integrate with key brain chemicals to enable effective learning or to create behavioural stressors.

  • How to understand key neurological terminology to identify limbic stressors.

  • How children learn from a neurological perspective.

  • How to support children who are exhibiting behaviours of concern.

  • How to implement key neurological strategies that support children's learning and wellbeing and reduce professional fatigue.

Gain an in-depth understanding of how the brain impacts children’s behaviour.

Be empowered to support children’s learning, well-being and development, particularly when children are exhibiting behaviours of concern.

Child brain

Course curriculum

  1. Introduction: Understanding Neuroscience to Support Children's Behaviour

  2. Workshop 1, Part 1: The Triune Brain

  3. Workshop 1, Part 2: The Limbic System

  4. Workshop 1, Part 3: The Neocortex

  5. Workshop 2: The Key Brain Chemicals

  6. Workshop 3: Reviewing Key Aspects of the Brain

Price
Member: $290
Non-Member: $350

What's included

  • 5 workshops

  • 8 videos

  • 10 resources

  • 10 quizzes

  • certificate & digital badge*

  • 1 reflection sheet

Discover your potential, starting learning today.

Gain an in-depth understanding of neuroscience and how the brain impacts children’s behaviour to support children in your early education and care service.

Child brain

Meet your facilitator

Kerrie Maguire

Kerrie has been working in children’s services for over 20 years and is one of Australia’s leading early education professional development specialists. Driven by a passionate belief in educators' significance in children's lives, Kerrie is committed to driving quality service delivery within the ECEC sector. She has an in-depth understanding of the National Quality Framework, learning frameworks and supplementary regulations. She is renowned as an inspiring and effective communicator with a unique ability to connect and engage with professionals at all levels of career development.

Sample certificate

*Educators must successfully complete the quizzes embedded in workshops in order to gain their digital badge and certificate.