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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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Identifying potential behavioural issues in children

Identifying potential behavioural issues in children

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

The emotional development of children is complex. While working as a child care professional, you will encounter children with a range of personalities and temperaments. These children will come from many different cultures and upbringings and will exhibit different behaviours. In your role as a carer, you may be able to identify behavioural issues in […]

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What is ADHD and how to recognise it in children?

What is ADHD and how to recognise it in children?

Monday, October 30, 2017

ADHD stands for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and describes a developmental condition that affects a child’s ability to pay attention, sit still, follow instructions and control impulses. ADHD can have a notable effect on the day-to-day lives of those with it, so it’s important to know how to recognising ADHD in children and get them […]

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Going green with children for the environment

Going green with children for the environment

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Going green with children and learning to care for the environment is important for everyone. After all, looking after our planet is a must for a healthy, sustainable future. Little things we do can make all the difference. Working in child care, you get the opportunity to encourage children to go green every day. Let’s […]

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Amazing benefits of upskilling your employees

Amazing benefits of upskilling your employees

Monday, September 18, 2017

As an employer, the idea of upskilling your employees can feel overwhelming or challenging. Finding the time and energy to make it happen might feel like hard work – but the benefits to your childcare centre, children, families and of course your educators make it worthwhile. Here are just a few of the amazing benefits […]

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5 Ways Cooking Can Nurture Children’s Development

5 Ways Cooking Can Nurture Children’s Development

Monday, September 4, 2017

Finding new and engaging ways to nurture children’s development is part of the role of an early childhood educator. Working in child care you get to explore how you can show children new experiences and enhance their learning, imagination or skills in the process. Cooking with children is an excellent way to do this. It’s […]

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How a career in child care can work for your lifestyle?

How a career in child care can work for your lifestyle?

Friday, May 5, 2017

A career that makes you feel passionate and committed is pretty special. And while working in child care is one of those careers, we still need time for our personal lives as well. Within the child care industry, there is a range of roles available when you are qualified. Whether it’s full time, part time or […]

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Four Reasons Why Working In Child Care Is So Rewarding

Four Reasons Why Working In Child Care Is So Rewarding

Thursday, December 15, 2016

You’ve probably heard that working in child care is a rewarding job, but have you ever considered WHY it’s so rewarding? Let’s take a look at our top reasons why a career in child care is so rewarding. 1. A real difference in the lives of children Make a difference in the lives of young […]

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