This series uses language of Australian practice, but the ideas apply worldwide.

What you'll learn

What to look for when noticing...

Prepare the Setting to enable rich play - intentional provocations and possibilities can set the scene for the group. It's a way to start a Learning Story, from the angle of the space before children engage in it.

Connection to the space for teaching and learning.  This opens the possibility of individual or small group stories.

Pathways for Possibilities. Capture rich play and engagement in Learning Stories.


What's included

  • Community

    You will gain access to a community of like-minded educators.

  • Live Webinars

    Live instruction with all course materials in one place.

  • Course Certificate

    Receive a certificate upon completion of your course. Available forever in your profile.

Your Educator

ECE Consultant Nicole Talarico

Melbourne, Australia
As the Principal Facilitator at Talarico Consulting, Nicole has been active in the early childhood sector for over 20 years.

Best known as an advocate for professionalism and children’s rights. Nicole has worked in tertiary supervision, managing local government children’s services teams, and as an ECE consultant and trainer at Gowrie Victoria. Nicole is currently a mentor for Semann & Slattery, and she specialises in helping teams create and maintain a positive workplace culture and community engagement.

Nicole’s coaching strategies have been outlined in a range of early childhood publications, with particular reference to educational leadership, managing teams to value ethical decision-making in curricula, environmental education, and sustainability.

Nicole is a mother of four, and also the founding Director of Medical Action Bag, supporting first aid and environmental practices in Australia and New Zealand.

Learn more at her website here.