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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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Five wellbeing tips for working from home

Five wellbeing tips for working from home

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about many changes in the way we approach life. The shift to working from home has been significant, and while it may have been the dream for some, it is suddenly the norm for many. Working from home brings with it a number of challenges, especially when you’re juggling home […]

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COVID-19 Support: ECEC Relief Package

COVID-19 Support: ECEC Relief Package

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

The Early Childhood Education and Care Relief Package has been announced by the Australian Government in response to the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19), to support child care centres to remain open and keep educators within their jobs. This is to ensure that quality education and care continue to be available for essential workers and disadvantaged […]

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