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Policy and Procedures are an integral part of the documentation that is required to meet legislative requirements. They prevent uncertainty about how particular situations are handled and support staff to understand their roles and responsibilities.The following article "Regulations On Policies and Procedures In Early Childhood" provides information on policies and procedures required as in the National Regulations, why policies and…
When Families are sending food from home, it's important that they understand they need to bring snacks and pack a lunch that is healthy and nutritious for their child. The following article "Encouraging Parents To Pack Healthy Foods For Children" provides strategies and information on how services can promote healthy eating when food is being sent from home, practical issues…
For Educators, one of the hardest tasks is getting children to listen. It may be easier for some but for others, it can be difficult to get the children to pay attention and to listen to your instructions.
When you've have accepted a job offer in service, it is fairly common that you will be put on a probation period. This is used to asses if you are suitable for the position and you meet the standards and expectation of your job responsibilities. The following article Probation Period When Starting A New Job In Childcare provides information on…
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…
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