Infant and Toddler Advocacy Network Australia
Free Movement Module
Self-initiated Motor Development
Dr. Emmi Pikler’s well-known observations about the free movement of infants open up a new perspective in understanding not only the principles of motor development, but also it’s influence on the development of the young child’s personality.
5-Day CARE Module
Respectful Care & the Relationship with the Adult
Explore the importance of attentive and respectful daily care and caregiving interactions, in addition to some lesser known aspects of the Pikler® pedagogy such as the child’s developing social behaviour, and the characteristics of respectful communication.
3-day introductory workshop
Register now to be notified about our next Pikler® introductory workshop presented in partnership with Pikler Loczy Fund USA.
Register your Interest
to be notified about our next RIE® and Pikler® inspired workshops and courses presented in several capital cities around Australia.
ITANA is an infant and toddler advocacy network influenced and underpinned by the respectful approaches of Dr Emmi Pikler and Magda Gerber in early childhood settings and families around Australia. Our advocacy work is demonstrated through professional learning and development, networking, mentoring and support.
ITANA is always striving to:
Connect educators and families
To professional and family networks
To learning opportunities for educators and families
For the very young child
Provide opportunities and support to expand awareness of best practices in caring for infants and toddlers.