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On 30 July, we celebrate the International Day of Friendship (UN). It is a day that promotes the importance and roles that friendship play in promoting peace in many cultures.
Character traits are all the aspects of behaviour and attitudes that make up your personality, morals, ethics and beliefs.
The ECA - Code Of Ethics is designed especially for early childhood services and based on the principles of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (1991).
Celebrating children's birthdays is important to the child and their families. It's a special occasion that focuses on the individual child and to celebrate the day they were born.
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.
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.
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