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Celebrating Early Childhood Educator’s Day

Celebrating Early Childhood Educator’s Day

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Showing gratitude can mean a lot to people, and Early Childhood Educator’s Day is the perfect time to say thank you to early childhood educators for the inspiring work that they do. On Wednesday 2 September, 2020 take the time to show the early childhood educators in your life and community how much you appreciate […]

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Supporting staff wellbeing during stage 4

Supporting staff wellbeing during stage 4

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Businesses across Victoria and Metropolitan Melbourne have been doing their best adjusting to increased restrictions in the wake of the second wave of the pandemic. These restrictions have meant many families are now unable to utilise child care services, less work available for some people and additional stress on many businesses. Incorporating a focus on […]

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Aged Care Employee Day

Aged Care Employee Day

Friday, August 7, 2020

The aged care sector provides for individuals who are among the most vulnerable in communities across Australia. The workforce’s thousands of employees provide vital care each and every day. This Friday 7 August, 2020 is Aged Care Employee Day, raising awareness for this hard-working sector and its people. We encourage you to take this opportunity to […]

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Resources for mental health and wellbeing

Resources for mental health and wellbeing

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

With COVID-19 impacting us all in many varying ways, and many continuing to adjust in an uncertain landscape, it’s ever important to stay connected and have a good network of support and resources to tap into. To help, we have compiled a list of some of these organisations as well as some useful apps and […]

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Early Learning Matters Week 2020

Early Learning Matters Week 2020

Friday, July 31, 2020

The first five years of a human being’s life are when the most critical brain development occurs. It is during this period that children develop the foundations for cognitive and social development and lifelong learning success. From the 3rd to the 7th of August, Early Learning Matters Week takes place, providing the opportunity to celebrate the inspiring and […]

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How to get online reviews for early childhood centres

How to get online reviews for early childhood centres

Sunday, July 26, 2020

If you were trying to decide which early childhood education centre is best suited to caring for your child, how would you choose? It is likely that before you even step foot into a centre, that you would have conducted some online research and read the available online reviews to form your judgement. Online customer feedback is […]

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Private RTO VS TAFE: Understanding VET

Private RTO VS TAFE: Understanding VET

Monday, July 13, 2020

Certificates and Diplomas are delivered by a number of Vocational Education and Training (VET) institutions. If you have been researching study options, chances are you have heard of TAFE (Technical and Further Education) and RTOs (Registered Training Organisations). Both TAFE and RTOs are providers of Vocational Education and Training, offering a range of qualifications across […]

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Reaping the rewards of upskilling

Reaping the rewards of upskilling

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Professional development provides an integral opportunity for staff learning and growth and can help to ensure staff to remain passionate about their jobs and committed to their workplace. Regular, ongoing professional development opportunities for staff within aged care and early childhood education, can contribute to a range of benefits for educators and carers, their employers […]

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National Reconciliation Week: Respect and connection in aged care

National Reconciliation Week: Respect and connection in aged care

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

National Reconciliation Week takes place 27 May until 3 June and is an important time for us all to learn and reflect on our shared history as Australians. The dates are the same each year, marking the successful referendum in 1967 that paved the way for laws protecting the rights of Aboriginal people as equal […]

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Essential Isolation Self-Care Checklist

Essential Isolation Self-Care Checklist

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Taking care of ourselves physically and mentally is vital to reach our full potential. Self-care is a key factor when it comes to being the best versions of ourselves and enables us to better care for those around us too. While the world has been presented with an array of challenges in light of the […]

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