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On Monday 12 November we had published an article "10 Month Old In Critical Condition After Swallowing Gumnut From Childcare Centre". This was about an incident where a child was in critical condition and during the diagnosis the doctors found there was a gumnut stuck to the child's lungs. Upon further investigation, the child's childcare centre claims that they have…
When writing a report on a child, it's an opportunity for the Educator to capture the child's learning and for parents to receive an account of their child's engagements within an early childhood setting. The following article "Writing Prompts And Phrases For Year Reports On Children" provides¬†examples of writing prompts, comments, phrases and words that can be used when…
As we come towards the end of the year, it's time to get ready to store the documents and records that have been made throughout the year, such as incident, injury, illness records, documentation relating to a child etc.. The National Regulations provides details on how long records and documents need to be stored and kept. The following article End…
Based on the Montessori approach, Practical Life activities are everyday life experiences that a child may observe adults complete in their daily routine. These activities give the child a sense of belonging as they gain knowledge to accomplish life skills in a purposeful way. The following article provides examples of Practical Life activities which can be added into the curriculum…
It's always difficult to bring up behavioural issues with parents, it can be nerve wrecking to tell a parent that their child misbehaves but that shouldn't stop you from doing it. The following provides information for Educators on how to talk to parents about their child's behavioural issues and strategies to implement during the meeting. Click the link to read:…
When completing documentation it's sometimes hard to think of the right words to use. The following article "Writing Prompts For Evaluations, Reflections and Children Documentation" will give you examples of writing prompts you can use to complete your written work. These prompts can be used for all your writing needs. Such as observations, learning stories. evaluations, reflections, reports and more.…
The following article "Child Theorists and Their Theories in Practice" is an overview of 11 popular child theorists, a brief description of their theory and how to implement their theories into practice within the early childhood environment. Click the link to read more: Child Theorists and Their Theories in Practice
For Educators, ECT's and Trainees earning minimum wages in their respective Award, as of 01 July you will receive a 3.5% increase. Check your increased wages in the relevant wage table available in each of the Articles below.
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