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Applying your skills to a career in early childhood education

Applying your skills to a career in early childhood education

Monday, August 8, 2022

If you’re considering an early childhood education career you might be asking yourself: will I be good at this? Do I have the skills to succeed? And will any of my current skills apply to my new job? Whatever your previous fields of work were, chances are you already have a number of transferrable skills […]

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TheirCare Chief Operations Officer going back to school 

TheirCare Chief Operations Officer going back to school 

Thursday, July 21, 2022

Practical Outcomes’ learners tend to share a common conviction for the influence that care roles can carry, particularly for early learning and childhood. Duncan MacRae is the Chief Operations Officer of TheirCare, one of Practical Outcomes’ valued Outside of School Hours Care (OSHC) partners. Duncan is currently studying Practical Outcomes’ CHC50221 Diploma of School Age […]

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Workforce Solutions: Get to know our learners

Workforce Solutions: Get to know our learners

Friday, July 15, 2022

Our Workforce Solutions initiative has been designed to alleviate staffing issues and develop workforce strategies across the board for early childhood education. We’re working with providers to address skills shortages and find the right employees for your service. One facet of our approach we haven’t highlighted yet is access to our cohort of skilled learners. […]

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Cold and flu etiquette in early childhood education

Cold and flu etiquette in early childhood education

Thursday, July 14, 2022

Winter is here which also means cold and flu season has arrived. We all know how dismal it can get at home, in early learning centres and schools this time of year – all those sniffles, coughs and runny noses. Thankfully there are some simple things we can do to help reduce the prevalence of […]

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Which early childhood education training delivery mode suits you?

Which early childhood education training delivery mode suits you?

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

When planning your studies, one of the main concerns is how to strike a balance between study and work while still leaving time for your personal life. Getting this balance right may seem like a challenge, but it doesn’t have to be. If you’re new to study or vocational education you might not realise that […]

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Improving your digital literacy for effective online work

Improving your digital literacy for effective online work

Thursday, July 7, 2022

We are surrounded by digital technology all the time. From smartphones to smart watches, tablets and computers, the way we use digital technology and the internet has become remarkably sophisticated over the last few years. Digital literacy is a form of literacy in the digital age that involves having the skills and ability to utilise […]

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Transferable skills for a career change to early childhood education and care

Transferable skills for a career change to early childhood education and care

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Changing careers is a pretty natural progression in life. For many, a career change is a great way to shake things up, feel inspired or discover a new path. In years past, previous generations were less likely to make multiple career changes and tended to pick a career and stick with it. Fast forward to […]

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Trainer support to mentor learners for career success

Trainer support to mentor learners for career success

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Mentors are a part of many stages of learning. From our earliest years with parents and caregivers through to teachers throughout schooling years — we’ve all had mentors along our journey. And a great mentor can make a huge difference. People tend to think of learning as an individual experience, and while it is definitely a […]

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Workforce solutions: Support for early childhood educators new to the sector

Workforce solutions: Support for early childhood educators new to the sector

Friday, June 17, 2022

From staff shortages and restrictions to centre closures and burnout among staff, early childhood education and care has been faced with a complex series of challenges since the onset of the pandemic. We know the sector is currently experiencing a serious skills shortage. To improve the situation, we need dedicated and capable educators entering early […]

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