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Five hilarious examples of things educators hear from children

Five hilarious examples of things educators hear from children

Monday, December 12, 2022

Shaping the futures of young children is a responsibility early childhood educators take seriously. But that doesn’t mean there’s no room for fun and laughs too! While some may say ‘never work with children or animals’ we disagree wholeheartedly. A career spent with children means there is never a dull moment — and there are […]

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Top 5 most-read early childhood education blogs in 2022

Top 5 most-read early childhood education blogs in 2022

Monday, December 12, 2022

With the end of the year around the corner, it’s time to start reflecting on 2022 so we can launch into 2023 with a clear idea of what we want to achieve and how to go about it. To help see what was important to those of you within our Practical Outcomes’ early childhood education […]

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Government funding – what does it mean and who is eligible?

Government funding – what does it mean and who is eligible?

Monday, December 5, 2022

Minimising barriers to education is a priority for us at Practical Outcomes. We’ve put together a helpful guide to everything you need to know about funding, so that you can get started on your learning journey with ease!     What is government funded training? Firstly, it’s worth going over exactly what we mean by ‘government […]

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5 Things I Wish I Knew Before my First Day

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before my First Day

Friday, December 2, 2022

Your first day of a new role in the workplace, let alone an entirely new career, can see you experience the full range of emotions. From nervousness to excitement, uncertainty to pride and everything in between.     To help you feel prepared before your first day of a new job in early childhood education […]

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The TOP FAQs about studying early childhood education

The TOP FAQs about studying early childhood education

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

If you’re thinking about studying a new course in early childhood education and care, you might have some questions on your mind. These might be specific questions like how long will my course take? or more abstract questions like will I be able to do it?     Being informed can make you feel a […]

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Debunking 5 myths about working in early childhood

Debunking 5 myths about working in early childhood

Monday, October 31, 2022

Working in early childhood education is just like babysitting, right? This myth along with plenty of others can give people an incorrect idea about what a career in early childhood education has to offer — and its important role in communities.     If you’ve heard rumours that are stopping you from wanting to pursue […]

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VET: A proven pathway to in-demand ECEC jobs

VET: A proven pathway to in-demand ECEC jobs

Sunday, October 16, 2022

Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses are developed with the specific goal of employment in mind, and with high job demand in early childhood education and care, there has never been a better time to discover what vocational training has to offer. Making sure your training prepares you to find meaningful employment after you graduate […]

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Independent skills providers trusted by 87.1% of learners

Independent skills providers trusted by 87.1% of learners

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

A recent report from the Independent Tertiary Education Council of Australia (ITECA) shows that 4.3 million learners were in training during the pandemic. Of those, an impressive 87.1% of the total number enrolled with independent skills training providers. That is, like us at Practical Outcomes!   Training turned to in tough times Looking back at […]

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Exploring the ECEC National Workforce Census results

Exploring the ECEC National Workforce Census results

Friday, September 16, 2022

The latest National Workforce Census gives us a wealth of information to gain a well-rounded understanding of the early childhood education sector. At a moment when early childhood education and care faces distinct challenges and ongoing staff crises, the insights provided by the latest National Workforce Census help us to draw a detailed picture of […]

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