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Half-Day Workshop

Seminar: Creating a Safe Learning Environment

Each child deserves a safe environment with warm, accepting relationships wherein they could thrive and learn. This workshop will discuss practical ideas for classroom design and teaching principles that will foster safety and security.

Dates:24 Oct 2024 (Thu)
Time:9.00am – 12.00pm (Singapore Standard Time GMT+0800)
Venue:Live Online Training
Speaker: Maude Le Roux, OTR/L, IMC, SIPT, CTC, DIR-FT International Trainer

Maude Le Roux inspires her learners with new learning, impacting on their intervention with children and adults. Her workshops are popular and previous feedback included much praise. Maude was born and raised in South Africa and graduated from the University of Stellenbosch in Cape Town in 1984. Maude and Charl Le Roux moved to the USA in 1993 and opened A Total Approach in September 2001. Maude is SIPT certified and specializes in Sensory Integration services as it applies to functional activities of daily living, including improving the ability of children / students of all ages to partake in his/her learning environment.

Maude uses the practice of Sensory Integration in her center as a base for all her work. She is well known for her experience and work with children who carry a diagnosis on the Autism Spectrum, Attachment, Sensory Processing Disorder, and Dyslexia/ Learning Disabilities. She is a mentor to many therapists, including OT and DIR professionals internationally. Maude has presented at conferences in a variety of settings across the US and also internationally. She has co-authored the book, The Listening Journey, with Francoise Nicoloff, and her second book, Our Greatest Allies.

Course Outline
  1. Sensory strategies for classroom design to support learning
  2. Using play for social-emotional and teaching opportunities
  3. Considering exploration and interaction in the daily schedule of activities
Course Objectives

Learner will be able to:

  1. Apply core principles of safety to their learning environment
  2. Assess their own use of self in creating a safe learning environment
  3. Add ideas to their toolkit for ensuring safety
Who Can Benefit?

Preschool educators

Course Fees & Closing Dates
Registration Type Closing Date Fees w/o PCG (S$) / pax
23 Aug 2024 160
Normal Till Full 190