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Just imagine a line down the centre of the body. Crossing the midline is a child's ability to reach across the middle of the body with arms and legs crossing over the opposite side. It's an important developmental skill needed for writing, putting on shoes and socks, hitting a ball with a bat and more.
The 8 Aboriginal Ways of Learning is a pedagogy framework that allows Educators and Teachers to include Aboriginal perspectives by using Aboriginal learning techniques.
For Educators, ECT's and Trainees earning minimum wages in their respective Award, as of 01 July you will receive a 3% increase. Check your increased wages in the relevant wage table available in each of the Articles below.
Policies are an important part of an early childhood setting. They are a legal requirement that identifies and minimise risks of various tasks and responsibilities demonstrated by Educators and provide information for families of how situations are handled.
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…
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