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Below is a list of the forums on this site with their respective descriptions. Posting in the wrong forum will result in your topic not being seen by the people who can contribute to it best, so please be sure to choose the forum that best fits your needs.
I. CHILDCARE PROFESSIONALS FORUM
These forums are for Childcare Workers, Early Childhood Professionals and Teachers.
Childcare Wages- Discussions on Childcare Wages. Are you getting paid the right amount? Just started a new position and not sure of your wages? Ask here and you'll find your answers.
Childcare Interviews- Feeling nervous about an interview? Wondering what questions you will get asked, writing a resume, what to wear? Share your thoughts or get advice before your interview.
Program and Planning In Childcare- This is a support forum for Early Childhood Professionals to discuss topics related to Childcare Programming, EYLF programming and planning, implementing EYLF in LDC, OOSH or FDC centre, Managing Paperworks, Online EYLF Tools, Childcare Documentations, help with Learning Stories, Daily Diary, Child Observations, Curriculum Plans and more.. You can ask questions or share experiences, ideas or techniques that worked for you in managing childcare documentations.
Supporting Educators At Work- This is a support forum for Early Childhood Professionals to discuss issues and concerns at work. You can share your experiences and ideas, discuss work-related problems, work ethics, deal with parents, room management and more.
Childcare Ratios- Educator to child ratios, ratios within a service, ratios with different ages etc.
Experiences In Childcare- Share your work experiences, have a rant, discuss concerns, get advice for work problems, discuss work issues, etc.
Career In Childcare- This is a discussion forum for questions regarding career in childcare such as getting started in childcare, childcare wages, work placements, becoming a teacher, job interviews, getting a job in childcare, advise for trial, how to open your own childcare centre and more..
Working As A Casual- Questions on working as a casual. Such as job responsibilities, what to do, finding casual work etc.
Childcare Traineeships- Questions on starting a Cert 3 or Diploma traineeship, duties during a traineeship, traineeship working conditions etc.
Teaching Children- This is a discussion forum on techniques for teaching children, room set-up ideas for childcare, pre-school, toddlers and babies rooms, strategies for teaching preschoolers, preparing child ready for school, Montessori method, teaching techniques that worked for you, supporting child's learning development and more..
Children's Behaviour- Support forum for childcare professionals and teachers to discuss concerns regarding children behaviour and dealing with misbehaving child at your centre. Tips and techniques on child behaviour, how to discipline your child at the centre, guiding children's behaviour, toddler behaviour, preschoolers behaviour, ideas to encourage positive behaviour, building positive relationships with children and more..
Kids Games & Activities- Forum to share a range of kids games and activities.
II. STUDENTS FORUM
These forums are for Students doing their Early Childhood Studies.
Work Placement- Forum for all questions, issues and concerns when completing work placement within an early childhood setting.
Certificate 3 - General- This forum is for general discussions on topics related to Certificate 3 or Certificate 4 and Childcare Traineeship related FAQs.
Certificate 3 in Children’s Services - Assignments- As of 01 January 2018 this forum is closed. You cannot post questions in this forum however you're free to browse all topics.
Diploma - General- This forum is for general discussions on topics related to Diploma or Advanced Diploma of Children's Services.
Diploma of Children’s Services - Assignments- As of 01 January 2018 this forum is closed. You cannot post questions in this forum however you're free to browse all topics.
Bachelor Degree - General- This forum is for general discussions on topics related to Bachelor of Early Childhood Studies.
Bachelor of Early Childhood Studies - Assignments - As of 01 January 2018 this forum is closed. You cannot post questions in this forum however you're free to browse all topics.
III. General FORUM:
This a general discussion forum.
General Discussions- This is a "Bonus" forum for General Discussions with other AussieChildcareNetwork.com users on topics that are not covered in the above forums. While we would like to encourage all types of discussions, please note that this is not an "Anything-goes"-forum. Forum Rules and General Discussion Rules apply.
Parenting FAQ- Parenting FAQs, parenting issues & concerns, dealing with behaviour problems, disciplining children, sleeping problems, teaching children, pregnancy and more.
Advertising Forum- You can use this forum to post your ads such as Job availability if you are looking for a Job, Information on Courses or anything that is related to childcare or students. Ads not related to the niche topic of this website or multiple posting of the same ad will be deleted.
EYLF Templates Support Forum- Support forum for feature requests and for troubleshooting issues when opening or downloading EYLF templates that are listed in the Templates section of this website.
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