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When working in an early childhood service there are a number of work-related expenses that you will need to pay for yourself. These may include purchasing resources/materials for experiences, paying for your first aid qualification, stationary expenses and more. Did…
When working as a qualified Early Childhood Teacher (with a university degree) within a service, your rate of pay will come from the Educational Service Teachers Award, 2010. This Award is specifically for Early Childhood Teachers employed as the ECT…
As a childcare worker in Australia, your pay rate falls under the Children’s Services Award 2010. This award states the minimum amount that an employer can pay you based on your qualification and your position while working in an early…
According to the National Regulations, there are mandatory requirements for first aid qualified educators to be in attendance at all times to be available in an emergency.
As Educators, there will be many instances where you will need to write about a child's behaviour. For a behaviour management plan, assessments,half-yearly or yearly reports and more.
For centre-based services, some centres calculate ratios across the whole service, not by individual rooms. The term used is "under the roof".
Social distancing plays a key role in preventing the spread of coronavirus. This means putting space between people. When working with children, it will be difficult to maintain social distancing however there are strategies you can implement throughout the day.
Walking Together, developed by the Victorian Aboriginal Education Association, is a free inclusion support and protocol resource for early childhood services.
As the winter approaches, while working in a service, Educators and children will be prone to colds and flu this season and with the coronavirus epidemic still, around, symptoms can be similar.
For Educators who are currently receiving JobKeeper payments, the Children's Services Award 2010, still applies.
On Thursday 21 May 2020, is Outdoor Classroom Day, a global movement to inspire and celebrate outdoor play and learning.
Regulatory authorities administer the National Quality Framework (NQF) in each state and territory, usually as part of that state or territory’s education department or agency.
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