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Guiding behaviour resources for educators

Connections – A resource for early childhood educators about children’s well-being – A guide
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Use this practical and reflective resource, developed by the Hunter Institute of Mental Health, to help support all children’s mental health and wellbeing. Support belonging by increasing children’s sense of wellbeing, think about your practice and make positive changes to the way you connect with children and families.

 

Connections – A resource for early childhood educators about children’s wellbeing

 
Kids Matter – Supporting children's mental health, social development – Website

Explore the Kids Matter website, find out about social development and behaviour, learn how you can understand behaviours, respond compassionately and help children recognise and express their feelings. There is also a dedicated Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander resource portal. Explore and enjoy.

Kids Matter Website > Support children's mental health, Social development

 
Kids Matter – Children's behaviour, what do we learn through observation – Webinar

A webinar from Kids Matter about how and what we can learn about children’s behaviour through observation.  Explore strategies for meaningful observation and use your observations to support children.

Children's behaviour - What do we learn through observation - Webinar

 
When Children Bite! A Resource for Early Childhood Educators – A guide
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This document explores young children’s biting behaviour, placing it in a context of child development and the environment. Use the guide to understand the cause of the biting behaviour and read about what might help to manage it. 

 

When children bite - A resource for early childhood educators

 
Planning and Strategies to Promote Positive Behaviour (Birth to 5 Years) – Workbook

Increase your knowledge and learn some helpful strategies to support positive behaviour in children. Develop a greater understanding of the types of environments, programming and adult interactions that promote positive behaviours and actions. Use the reflective questions on your own or in groups.

Planning and startegies to promote positive behaviour (Birth to 5 years)

 
Planning and Strategies to Promote Positive Behaviour (5 to 12 Years) – Workbook

Increase your knowledge and learn some helpful strategies to support positive behaviour in children. Develop a greater understanding of the types of environments, programming and adult interactions that promote positive behaviours and actions of children. Use the reflective questions on your own or in groups.

Planning and strategies to promote positive behaviour (5 to 12 years)

 
Department of Education Victoria – Behaviour guidance practice note series

Practice notes are policy information sheets that are designed to assist children's services by setting out the Department's approach to the requirements of the Children's Services Act 1996 and the Children's Services Regulations 2009.

Department of Education - Behaviour Guidance Series