Online course | From $95 per person | Group discounts availableThis course explores the development of literacies in the early years and how teachers can support young children to understand and express themselves in multiple ways. It provides participants with the tools to reflect upon and apply practices and strategies in their own unique local early childhood education contexts.
Outcomes: Throughout the course, you will be supported to put your learning into action in your own context of practice through undertaking a case study of a particular child.
Case studies of practice
Start any time with our self-directed pathway
What you’ll learn
Core principles of early literacies
Explore the multiple forms of literacy in early childhood education settings, including embodied, spoken, and written literacies, including:
Embodied, nonverbal literacies
This part explores some of the ways that children learn to understand and express their meaning in embodied, nonverbal ways. This includes:
Spoken and written literacies
This part focuses on ways that early childhood teachers can encourage children to develop spoken and written literacies through everyday interactions. This includes:
The power of stories
This part examines why stories are such an important aspect of literacy for young children. This includes:
SELF-DIRECTED: START ANY TIME
Early Literacies course
($109.25 inc GST)
Enrol a group of teachers and save up to $30pp
Group enrolments enable teachers to share their learning journeys and centres to collectively make changes in their practice based on their learning. Each teacher receives their own log in and can complete the course in their own time, on their own computer or tablet. Prices below exclude GST (local sales tax).
- 1 teacher: NZ$95
- 2-4 teachers: NZ$85 pp
- 5-9 teachers: NZ$75 pp
- 10+ teachers: NZ$65
Please note: discounts only apply to group enrolments made in one transaction, and cannot be applied retrospectively if your group size increases.
* Lifetime access means for as long as the course is hosted on The Education Hub
Who are you enrolling?
Just yourself – Choose ‘Individual’ below
Yourself + others– Choose ‘Group’ below, enter the number of enrolments (1+), and tick ‘Enrol me’
Just other people– Choose ‘Group’ below, enter the number of enrolments (1+), but don’t tick ‘Enrol me’
Please note: 1. Before you enrol, please check you are logged into the website with the email address you wish to use to complete the course. You can check on your Dashboard. 2. When enrolling a group, create a relevant name for the group, eg “CentreName-Literacies”
Keeping our courses affordable
The Education Hub wants as many teachers as possible to be able to take our courses and benefit from the high quality professional learning they offer. Therefore, we are committed to keeping course fees as low as possible. It is through the support of our ever-generous supporters that we can produce such rich, multimodal learning opportunities while offering participants significant subsidies.
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Please note, all our courses are best completed on a desktop/laptop computer or tablet. Because of the amount of content, we do not recommend using a phone.
* Group discounts apply to the full price, and can only be applied in one transaction, not retrospectively, or on the addition of more enrolments. ** Our standard terms and conditions are available here