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: Making safer choices - Taking smarter 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.

Smart Steps professional learning workshop applied to the AITSL Professional Standards for teachers in WA.

Upon completion of this workshop participants be able to book Izzy the Smart Steps road safety mascot to attend their early childhood centre or school.

The workshop is free and certificates of participation will be issued on completion and support for teacher relief is available.

Participation expectations

Participants should have an understanding of the Early Years Learning Framework, Kindergarten 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.

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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