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1 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING Australian Curriculum + Early Years Learning Framework Katherine Region

2 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING Goals of the session To become aware of the Pre-compulsory Years of Schooling Policy To explore how the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) relates to the Australian Curriculum

3 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING Preschool and Transition in the NT Preschool: 3½ to 4½ years of age at beginning of school year. Non-compulsory, planned, play- based learning and development program. Transition: 4½ to 5½ years of age at beginning of school year. Non-compulsory, planned, play- based learning and development program that assists in the development of children moving into year one.

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5 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING Policy Pre-Compulsory Years of Schooling: EYLF Scope Transition educators will use the Australian Curriculum/NT Curriculum Framework in conjunction with the EYLF. Teachers Preschool and Transition educators collaborate to ensure children’s learning and wellbeing is seamless as they move through the pre-compulsory years. Transition teachers ensure the provision of quality teaching and learning using the principles, practices and learning outcomes of the EYLF to teach the content of the Australian Curriculum/ NTCF.

6 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING Timeline 2011 Pilot of Australian Curriculum-English and Maths T-10 Preschools become familiar with the EYLF 2012 Preschools required to use EYLF in their practice Transition teachers become familiar with the EYLF Transition teachers use the Australian Curriculum English & Mathematics learning areas Pilot of EYLF/AC 2013 Preschools required to use EYLF in their practice Transition teachers required to use the EYLF in conjunction with the Australian Curriculum

7 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING Timeline 2011 Pilot of Australian Curriculum-English and Maths T-10 Preschools become familiar with the EYLF 2012 Preschools required to use EYLF in their practice Transition teachers become familiar with the EYLF Transition teachers use the Australian Curriculum English & Mathematics learning areas Pilot of EYLF/AC 2013 Preschools required to use EYLF in their practice Transition teachers required to use the EYLF in conjunction with the Australian Curriculum

8 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING EYLF Principles, practice and outcomes

9 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING EYLF: The Vision All children experience learning that is engaging and builds success for life.

10 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING PRINCIPLES Secure, respectful and reciprocal relationships Partnerships with families High expectations and equity Respect for diversity Ongoing learning and reflective practice

11 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING PRACTICE Holistic approaches Responsiveness to children Learning through play Intentional teaching Learning environments Cultural competence Continuity of learning and transitions Assessment for learning

12 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING OUTCOMES 1. Children have a strong sense of identity 2. Children are connected with and contribute to their world 3. Children have a strong sense of wellbeing 4. Children are confident and involved learners 5. Children are effective communicators

13 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING how what

14 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING Planning with the EYLF and the AC Activity Choose one or more Content Descriptors from English or Mathematics Discuss how you could teach this content in a way that reflects the principles, practice and outcomes of the EYLF Share

15 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING The AC Builds on Early Learning Foundations for Learning: Relationships between the Early Years Learning Framework and the Australian Curriculum

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17 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING Where to next? Learning Links

18 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING The Framework: Resources

19 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING Who and Where _teaching_and_the_early_years_learning_framework.php The EYLF documents are available on the DEEWR site: Talk to your principal about accessing further support from the Katherine Regional Office ILSS & Early Years Officer – Amy Higgins

20 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING Now what? Getting started Familiarise Reflect on current practice Plan professional learning Try something new Critically reflect

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