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Assessment & Intentional Teaching in ECE

Online course | From $95 per person | Group discounts available
Explore the research on effective assessment practices in early childhood education and how these work together with intentional teaching approaches to promote rich and varied learning opportunities for children. Throughout the course you will hear from experts and explore case studies of effective practice from teachers and leaders in early childhood centres. The course provides opportunities to put into practice the knowledge and strategies you are learning.

Designed for practising early childhood teachers and centre leaders, the course will particularly benefit newer teachers or those wanting to refresh and update their knowledge.

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Flexible engagement

With course content available 24-7 and no cut-off date, you can choose when to engage with the learning materials

Learn from experts

Interviews with Associate Professor Sue Cherrington and Dr Tara McLaughlin

Multimodal learning

A rich mix of interviews, readings, videos, reflections, and practical activities

Case studies of practice

Lorraine Manuela discusses the practices she and her team use at Tots Corner in Auckland

Manageable units

Each of the 8 parts of this course is designed to take 60-90 minutes to complete

Choose your pathway

Self-Directed: start any time
Premium Support: join a cohort for webinars with the course director and online forums

Find out more about this newly updated course

Our newly updated Assessment and Intentional Teaching course offers early childhood teachers and leaders the opportunity to explore traditional and innovative forms of assessment, and investigate how they inform intentional teaching and support children’s learning.


Watch our video to find out more…

Watch a video about the updated course

Groups save up to $30pp

Enrol a group of teachers on this course and enjoy a discount of up to $30 per person on the course fee

Group enrolments enable teachers to share their learning journeys and for centres to collectively make changes in their practice based on the content and activities in the course. Each teacher receives their own log in and can complete the course in their own time, on their own computer or tablet.
To enrol a group of teachers in this course, please select the Group option during the enrolment process. The number of participants dictates the level of discount – enrol 10+ teachers to get the maximum discount.

Choose from two pathways for this course


($109.25 inc GST)


Assessment & Intentional Teaching


  • Personalised certificate
  • Lifetime access*
  • Webinars at start and end of course
  • Online forums with other participants

Group savings

  • 1 teacher: NZ$95
  • 2-4 teachers: NZ$85 pp
  • 5-9 teachers: NZ$75 pp
  • 10+ teachers: NZ$65 pp
  • (Prices exclude GST)

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  • Just yourself – Choose ‘Individual’ below
  • Yourself + othersChoose ‘Group’ below, enter the number of enrolments (1+), and tick ‘Enrol me’ to include yourself
  • Just other people Choose ‘Group’ below, enter the number of enrolments (1+), but don’t tick ‘Enrol me’
  • Please note:
  • 1. Before you enrol, please check you are logged in with the email address you wish to use. You can check on your Dashboard. 2. If you enrol a group, please create a relevant name for your group, eg “CentreName-Assessment”


($126.50 inc GST)

Premium Support

Assessment & Intentional Teaching


To join the next cohort of teachers on this course, please register your interest and we will keep you updated on the next start date.

Taking this pathway offers several benefits:

  • Personalised certificate
  • Lifetime access*
  • Webinars at start and end of course
  • Online forums with other participants

Group savings

  • 1 teacher: NZ$110
  • 2-4 teachers: NZ$105 pp
  • 5-9 teachers: NZ$95 pp
  • 10+ teachers: NZ$85 pp
  • (Prices exclude GST)

Keeping our courses affordable

The Education Hub wants as many teachers as possible to be able to take our courses and benefit from the high quality professional learning they offer. Therefore, we are committed to keeping course fees as low as possible. It is through the support of our ever-generous supporters that we can produce such rich, multimodal learning opportunities while offering participants significant subsidies.

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Enrol today and start exploring this topic

Enrol today to secure your place on this course. Early-bird and group discounts are available, subject to our standard terms.**

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Please note, all our courses are best completed on a desktop/laptop computer or tablet. Because of the amount of content, we do not recommend using a phone. 

* Group discounts apply to the full price, and can only be applied in one transaction, not retrospectively, or on the addition of more enrolments. ** Our standard terms and conditions are available here

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