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Why sun safety for children should be a priority

Why sun safety for children should be a priority

Monday, February 12, 2018

By now we all know that there really is nothing healthy about a suntan. Working with young children, it’s important we help to protect their skin from the sun too. This is because sun damage goes beyond just sunburn. In this article you will get to know why sun safety for children is essential. The […]

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Going back to study after 3+ years off — is it worth it?

Going back to study after 3+ years off — is it worth it?

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Parenting, travelling, casual jobs — there are many reasons people have a time away from studying for a year or even a few years. While going back to studying can feel daunting, it can definitely be worthwhile. Our students come from all walks of life and have taken anything from a year to a couple […]

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A meaningful career for a new Australian citizen

A meaningful career for a new Australian citizen

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

As a new resident or citizen of Australia, finding a job may seem difficult. Your overseas qualification may not be recognised in Australia or you may need to undertake further study to gain recognition of your course. Maybe you are looking for a fresh start in your career? Child care courses are perfect for new […]

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10 simple but effective study survival tips

10 simple but effective study survival tips

Monday, January 29, 2018

You’re enrolled, you’re excited and it’s all happening! Now it’s time to make a plan of how you’re going to stay on track and achieve your goals. These study survival tips will make sure you do just that. The term ‘study survival’ is probably a bit dramatic — these tips will make studying easier and […]

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4 tips to adjust to study after a gap year

4 tips to adjust to study after a gap year

Saturday, January 27, 2018

If you’re returning to study after a gap year or even after time away for parenting, travel or other life commitments, study might seem like a big task. But with the right trainer and support, you’ve got this! There’s no “right” way to approach studying. Some people get stuck into a course right after graduating […]

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Celebrating Australia: Why growing up in Australia is so great

Celebrating Australia: Why growing up in Australia is so great

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

There are many things to be proud of and celebrating Australia, from our picturesque landscapes to our multicultural society and belief in a fair go for all. Working in child care it is fun and educational to get involved in celebrating Australia and what makes our country so wonderful. Celebrating Australia and all it has […]

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Finding a job when you’ve moved to Australia

Finding a job when you’ve moved to Australia

Sunday, January 21, 2018

So you’ve moved to Australia and you want to live and work in the beautiful land down under — but where to begin? No matter which stage you’re at in the process of migrating and starting a new life, finding work in Australia can feel overwhelming but you can do it! If you’re ready to […]

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Choosing a course or career (when you don’t know what to do)

Choosing a course or career (when you don’t know what to do)

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Finishing high school is both an exciting and challenging time in your time. You’ve just closed one chapter and are on your way to beginning the journey into the ‘real world’ and adulthood. Many people expect you to know exactly what you want to do next in your life, but the truth is, very few […]

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Understanding children’s temperament and personalities

Understanding children’s temperament and personalities

Friday, January 19, 2018

All adults were children once and just like adults, children’s temperament and personalities can vary a lot. That’s why learning how to understand temperament can be useful. When assessing a child’s temperament, there are nine basic temperament traits to consider. These temperament traits are: Activity level: how physically active a child tends to be Distractibility: […]

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Handling a child’s temper and tantrums

Handling a child’s temper and tantrums

Thursday, January 18, 2018

All adults were children once and just like adults, children’s temperament and personalities can vary a lot. Working in child care settings, you’re likely to care for children with many different personalities, including handling a child’s temper from time to time. Coming face to face with child’s temper tantrum can be confronting and upsetting, as […]

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