Online: Play-based language and literacy learning

A circle of happy kids — laying in star formation on lawn
NESA Accredited. Presented and moderated by Dr Margery Hertzberg and Dr Leonie Arthur. Play-based learning is seeing a resurgence in the classroom and is especially beneficial with literacy and language learning. This practical course will provide teachers with a range of strategies to plan for, scaffold and assess play-based language and literacy learning. This course is NESA approved.

Practical strategies include language and literacy-enriched dramatic play, readers’ theatre, puppetry, story re-enactment and the creative arts. The role of teachers in advocating for play-based learning with families and the broader community is also addressed. 

This course is self-paced

Accreditation for NSW teachers : Completing Play-based language and literacy learning will contribute 3 hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Accredited PD in the priority area of Delivery and assessment of NSW Curriculum/Early Years Learning Framework addressing standard descriptors 1.2.2, 2.1.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW..

Who should participate?

  • F–2 classroom teachers
  • Classroom teachers in early childhood education, pre-schools and care settings
  • EAL/D teachers with students across the primary grades.

Cost of participation:

Members      $100
Student members   $75
Non members    $150


29/08/2022 - 26/09/2022
Online registration not available.