Professional Learning with REmida Perth
"Stand aside for a while and leave room for learning, observe carefully what children do, and then, if you have understood well, perhaps teaching will be different from before.”
- Loris Malaguzzi -
Embedded Professional Learning
It can be difficult to find a time when all educators can engage in professional learning, but there is a solution.
Embedded professional learnings operate over a 5- 10 week timeframe and provide onsite learning opportunities for educators, at your location, over a series of weeks.
This allows all educators to participate in the learning experience, while also seeing how the learning unfolds in practice.
The sessions are designed around the needs of your center, please get in touch to start the booking process.
Highlights of the 2021 Embeds
The Provocation Series
The Provocation Series is designed around the STEAM framework and explores practical strategies for utilising REmida materials in the class room.
Alongside the practical aspects of working with materials, the session provides an invaluable insight into the principles and practices of the Reggio Emilia Approach.
Reggio in Practice
The Reggio in Practice Series is designed to support the implementation of the Reggio Emilia pedagogy within early years arts and education settings.
The series is divided into three modules to cater for different stages of your Reggio Emilia journey. Sessions can be booked at your location, and evening bookings are available.
Arts, Education, Language
At different times throughout the year, REmida offers a series of one-off PD sessions that are open for general bookings.
These sessions are advertised via our Facebook page and can be booked through Eventbrite.
The 2020 sessions commence in July and will be advertised soon.
Minimum booking is 5 people
Saturday morning sessions are booked via Eventbrite -Prices Vary
5-10 Participants: $30 per person.
11-15 Participants: $25 per person
16-30 Participants: $20 per person
To ensure the best possible experience, sessions are capped at 30 people.
Stream 1: The Provocation Series
Aimed at primary and high school educators, the Provocation Series are hands on PD sessions that look at how REmida materials can be implemented in your setting.
The sessions can be approached generally, or matched against a particular STEM/STEAM series of classes or projects.
The session also includes strategies for grading lessons and incorporating REmida materials as a regular part of your lesson planning.
Key Areas Covered
Reducing barriers to creative practice;
Working with non-traditional materials;
Navigating tools in an education setting and reasonable adjustments;
Curriculum links and general capabilities; and,
Practical strategies for applying the Reggio approach in your context.
Stream 2: Reggio in Practice
3 Modules, Beginner to Advanced Available
Discover ways in which our image of the child, and the role we play as educators, can empower children to reach their creative potential. A hands on and reflective workshop which aims to break down the challenges educators face when embracing a child-led approach.
There are 3 modules, the beginner and intermediate sessions run for 90 minutes and can be delivered at your location or at REmida. Each session is a mixture of theory and material play.
Module 1. Of Giants and Wonder: Introductory Session
This session outlines the core elements of the Reggio Emilia approach and includes a series of hands on activities. This session is ideal for people with no or limited knowledge of Reggio Emilia, or who would like a fun and engaging refresher.
Module 2. Reggio in Practice: Intermediate Session
This session is ideal for people with a good working knowledge of Reggio Emilia who would like to extend their practice further. This session has a strong emphasis on the environment as the third teacher and the role of symbolism within the child's self expression. The session combines theory with a series of hands on activities.
Module 3. Advanced Practitioner Session
This session explores the implementation of short to medium term Reggio inspired projects, at your location. Elements includes; strategies for engaging with your wider community, innovative documentation frameworks, symbolic interpretation and overcoming barriers to implementation/engagement. Please Note: there is a pre-session questionnaire that needs to be completed prior to the session being delivered.
General Booking Form