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Professional development – OSHC

Information about professional development opportunities for OSHC staff can be found on this page.

Teacher education and out of school hours care project

A joint project with the University of SA is exploring how to incorporate OSHC practicums as part of education degrees.

An opportunity exists for university students studying in the field of education to supplement their placements with an additional experience in an OSHC and/or vacation care setting. This allows students to see OSHC as another element of education and care component of school.

The integrated nature of OSHC services on sites can support universities with alternatives or extension to student placements.

To get your site involved or find out more, contact the OSHC unit on 8226 6427 or email DECD.OSHC [at] sa.gov.au.

Partners professional learning

To register or for more information visit:

Healthy eating and menu planning for OSHC

Nutrition Australia provides interactive workshops facilitated by an accredited practising dietitian or accredited nutritionist.

Accredited training

DECD employees considering updating their current skills and obtaining a nationally recognised qualification might find the Australian professional standards for teachers page useful.

The My Skills website lists a number of registered training organisations offering courses to the general public.

Contact

Out of school hours care unit

Phone: 8226 6427
Emaildecd.oshc [at] sa.gov.au