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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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Understanding how you can benefit from JobTrainer

Understanding how you can benefit from JobTrainer

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Under the new JobTrainer funding initiative, the federal and state governments have delivered a $2 billion skills package to support the training and employment of younger Australians. As a COVID-19 economic response, JobTrainer is up and running, following the previously introduced initiatives such as JobKeeper and JobSeeker, then JobMaker. It can be hard to keep […]

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The benefits of an early childhood education traineeship

The benefits of an early childhood education traineeship

Monday, December 7, 2020

If you’re keen to commence or advance a career in early childhood education and care, a traineeship is a great way to do just that. Better yet, you can continue to maintain an income stream while studying to get qualified in early childhood. With the Australian Government committing $1.2 billion in a funding boost designed […]

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Healthy Digital Habits for Families with Dr Kristy Goodwin

Healthy Digital Habits for Families with Dr Kristy Goodwin

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

We sat down with Dr Kristy Goodwin to unpack some of the challenges of raising children in a digital age. Kristy has undertaken extensive research in this space and has been honing her expertise for the past decade, plus she’s also a mum of three boys. “She makes relevant, research-based information available to parents, caregivers and educators so that they […]

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Festive early childhood holiday activities

Festive early childhood holiday activities

Thursday, November 26, 2020

With the festive period upon us, it is time to relish in celebrations, togetherness and the Australian summer. For some this time of year is all about the Christmas spirit, while others celebrate a variety of other traditions depending on their cultural background, religious beliefs or personal preferences. Holiday celebrations can be a great opportunity […]

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Kinder funding boost to enhance school readiness

Kinder funding boost to enhance school readiness

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

A funding boost for early childhood education services has been announced by the Victorian Government to help support school readiness for children in kinder during term 4. It has been a tough year for many families and early childhood services, with the coronavirus pandemic resulting in personal challenges, centre closures, employment uncertainty, job losses and […]

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