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The Queensland Kindergarten Learning Guidelines supports kindergarten teachers’ professional practice in a range of contexts across Queensland. The guideline is based on the Early Years Learning Framework for Australia (EYLF) and embraces the inclusive vision that “all children experience learning that is engaging and builds success for life”. Here is a list of the QKLG, that can be used as…
NSW Health has issued an alert for an outbreak of measles in South Western and Western Sydney. It is important for everyone to ensure that they have received at least two doses of measles containing vaccine (MMR). Infants and young children are vaccinated with measles containing vaccine at 12 months and 18 months of age. Older children and adults born…
The National Quality Standard contains 18 standards with two or three standards in each quality area. These standards are high-level outcome statements. Under each standard sit elements that describe the outcomes that contribute to the standard being achieved. There are 58 elements in total. The following article "The National Quality Standard and Elements" is a quick reference guide for educators…
The My Time Our Place Framework has been developed for school age care educators working in partnerships with children, families and the community, including schools. MTOP Framework aims to extend and enrich children's wellbeing and development in school age care settings. Here are 3 quick reference guides for educators in OOSH services to use when developing programs. The outcomes and…
You have a new child starting in your room, their excited, their parents are happy and the family seems to be settling in well with the centre environment. The first day has come for the child to start, parents say goodbye and then the child starts - screaming, crying, pulling, begging their parent not to leave. The following article Supporting…
Although there may be positions available, getting a job in the early childhood industry is competitive because there are always a lot of educators looking for work at any time of year. What can you do to stand out...You need an impressive resume! The following article How To Write A Resume For A Childcare Job is a guide on how…
With the Christmas holidays just around the corner early childhood services will be shutting down for a period of time and many of you will be on annual leave. Do you know how much annual leave you receive, how much annual leave you accumulate? The following article Annual Leave Entitlements For Educators will provide you with details on your annual…
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…

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