At TCLA, we believe teachers should be supported in their professional growth. We provide a range of training workshops to build teacher knowledge, skills and practice.
To ensure quality teaching, mandatory training must be completed by teaching staff annually. These training sessions are conducted by university lecturers in the field of Early Childhood Education.
Thematic Planning and Teaching
Music in the Early Childhood Classroom
Language & Literacy in ECCE
This TCLA program allows teachers to strengthen their practise through collaborative learning. Teacher discussions along with management and teacher presentations facilitate peer to peer learning.
Recent topics include:
September 2019 - Emergent Reading
August 2019 - Development of Pre-writing Skills
TCLA staff attends July-August Professional Development Workshop annually. Our administrator is also a member of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (USA) and attends annual conference.
Creating a thinking classroom.
Pedagogy: Transition from ECCE to Infant Department: Bridging the Gap.
Professional Development for Improved Curriculum Implementation (ECCE).
Recent coursework includes:
Family engagement in Education.
What works in Education.