Smart Steps

This workshop supports those working in the early childhood education sector and provides participants with the opportunity to:

  • explore why children are at risk in the traffic environment

  • unpack the Smart Steps resources that focus on passenger safety, pedestrian safety and safety on wheels

  • consider how to guide children to become safer road users and embed road safety education in early learning curriculum and practices

  • discuss strategies that can be used to engage parents and carers in their children’s road safety education.

Participants will receive Smart Steps resources for their early childhood centre or school.

The course is free, morning tea is provided and certificates of participation will be issued on completion.

Participation expectations

Participants should have an understanding of the Early Years Learning FrameworkKindergarten Curriculum Guide and/or WA Health and Physical Education Syllabus.

Eligibility to enrol

Educators who work with children up to 8 years of age will find this workshop useful.

Testimonials

“Excellent, user-friendly workshop and resources – inspiring to put into practical, play-based learning.”
Wendy Cross, teacher at Beaumaris Primary School, Ocean Reef

“Thank you for such an informative workshop. The resources are amazing!”
Trudi Robson, Education Support at Roberta Jull Family Day Care Centre, Gosnells

“This PL was absolutely FANTASTIC! Resources: amazing! Links between all documents: incredible! Thank you – so worthwhile. So practical and I can’t wait to share resources, ideas and documents with our early childhood team!"
Debbie Taylor, teacher at Mount Lawley Primary School

Length of Workshop

Please arrive by 8:45am for a 9.00am start. The workshop will conclude at 12 noon.

Registration

Places in SDERA workshops are limited and we ask that you make a commitment to attend once you have registered.  If you are unable to attend, please let us know as soon as possible so that we are able to offer your place to another applicant.

For further information on Smart Steps please contact sdera.co@education.wa.edu.au

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