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Sometimes you know that it’s time to move on from your current centre. You may have found another centre to work with, your circumstances may have changed or you found another position. Whatever it is, when it’s time to resign and leave your current centre there are formalities that you need to address before you can leave. The following article…
You have just been appointed the Educational Leader of the service and you're not exactly sure where to start or what to do. The article "A Guide For Educational Leaders In Early Childhood Settings" will provide you with practical strategies on how to support and motivate educators, lead and develop the educational program and support continuous improvement of the service.…
As a student finding information and doing research is an important part of completing assignments. Once you find the information you need to complete the question, it's imperative you know how to reference the information that you are adding into your response. Since almost all information can be sourced from the internet itself, the following article "How To Reference Correctly…
This week is NAIDOC week (3 - 10 July)! To celebrate we have a brand new article - "Including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultures In Your Service". This article provides a range of strategies that your service can use to begin acknowledging and understanding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. There are also strategies to support educators to learn…
The minimum wage table available in the Childcare Wages In Australia article, has now been updated to reflect the 2.4% increase. The new wages will be effective from the first pay period from the 01 July 2016. If you are receiving minimum wages, please check the wage table to see your new pay rate. Click here to check your new…
On Tuesday 21 June, we celebrate International Yoga Day. Yoga is a form of practice which includes breath control and specific body postures (asanas). It benefits both adults and children. In light of International Yoga Day here is the latest article available called "Benefits Of Yoga For Children". When children practice yoga it increases their confidence, builds concentration and strengthens…
For students and educators it's important that we use a range of different observation methods from running records, learning stories to photographs and work samples. Using a variety of different observation methods can assist you in observing a child's interest, skills, abilities, and needs. It provides a foundation for a child's individual assessment and planning. Collecting a series of observations…
One of the questions that I always seem to get asked when is which course provider is the best, where do I study, have you got any suggestions? It's hard to find a course provider because there are so many available. Each course provider is different, their offers differ in some way or another and what works for others, may…

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