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Key ways to prepare for practical placement

Key ways to prepare for practical placement

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Feeling nervous about practical placement? Like any new experience, starting your work placement could feel a little overwhelming. But don’t worry — with the right preparation for your practical placement, you can feel confident and ready to get started. Practical, hands-on learning experiences are an essential part of your early childhood education course. We incorporate […]

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Top skills and qualities needed to become a great educator

Top skills and qualities needed to become a great educator

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

While working in early childhood education can involve lots of fun caring for and engaging with children, the reality of life as an educator goes far beyond playing in the sandpit. As an early childhood educator, you provide essential caregiving and play-based learning experiences for children during a critical time of development. The first five […]

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The importance of practical placement

The importance of practical placement

Thursday, February 18, 2021

Practical training is vital for many jobs that require hands-on skills, and early childhood education is one of them. While learning through theory is an essential for any course, practical placement is a requirement of early childhood education qualifications and plays a significant role in getting you the highest possible quality of training. Putting your […]

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Study habits for a successful year

Study habits for a successful year

Monday, February 1, 2021

If you have ever felt like you’re treading water when it comes to your study, you’re not alone. Losing track of your goals, feeling confused about where you’re at or struggling to get motivated are all common from time to time. Not to mention, when this happens you are likely to feel overwhelmed, frustrated, or […]

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Returning to studying after a break

Returning to studying after a break

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

If you’re thinking about returning to study, but it’s been a while, chances are you’re feeling a little apprehensive. Does your brain still have the ability to focus and learn new things? Will you be able to fit it all in? Don’t worry — it’s not as challenging to get back into the swing of […]

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An early childhood education career after Year 12

An early childhood education career after Year 12

Thursday, January 14, 2021

You’ve completed Year 12 and are realising that high school is well and truly behind you now! No doubt you’re thinking ‘What’s next?’. Finishing school is a big deal, but it’s an exciting time too — especially if you have been exploring ideas for what comes next for you. In particular, you might be wondering […]

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What is the difference between RTOs and TAFE?

What is the difference between RTOs and TAFE?

Thursday, January 14, 2021

If you have been researching early childhood education Certificates and Diplomas, you have probably noticed that they are delivered by a number of Vocational Education and Training (VET) institutions. A VET institution could be an RTO (Registered Training Organisation) or a TAFE. It should be noted that while both TAFE and RTOs are providers of […]

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Studying early childhood education: are you ready?

Studying early childhood education: are you ready?

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Demand for high quality educators for the early childhood sector continues to grow. A career in early childhood education is perfect for those wanting a meaningful, fun and promising career where they can make a difference in the world. The first five years of a child’s life are when the most crucial brain development takes […]

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Understanding early childhood education career pathways

Understanding early childhood education career pathways

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Providing care for children during their most vital time of development in the first five years of life is an admirable career path, but the path may have more opportunities than you realise. From spending your days working with children as young as newborns, to supporting literacy, numeracy and school readiness in children who are […]

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