Education and Care Consultant
Scott brings more than 15 years education and care experience to the team, holding specialist knowledge and management expertise in Outside School Hours Care. Scott is an enthusiastic advocate for nature-based learning, where educators can co-construct knowledge with children and foster skills for life.
Scott is skilled in designing and facilitating practice – focused training and mentoring to educators, leaders, managers and teachers in group, service-based and school contexts. His belief in ‘hands-on’ approaches to understanding and experiencing key learning concepts enables participants to clearly see the possibilities. He also works extensively with children with a focus on play, learning, health and wellbeing. Scott’s current and recent areas of focus include:
- state-wide facilitator of the Little Scientists program
- workshops: risk-based play, loose parts play, nature play
- design and development of engaging indoor and outdoor play and learning environments for children.
Scott has previously been the Tasmanian representative for the National Out of School Hours Services Association (NOSHSA).