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The importance of emotional intelligence in early childhood

The importance of emotional intelligence in early childhood

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Intelligence is a quality that is highly sought after in people, and in today’s society it is now known to extend beyond a person’s ability to solve complex mathematics problems, use a large vocabulary or achieve high marks in school. In fact, it is generally agreed that there are many types of intelligence, covering a […]

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A focus on school age education and care

A focus on school age education and care

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

While early childhood education careers are well-known and often discussed, school age education and care is another rewarding and enjoyable career path available to those who are keen to work with children. Caring for children aged around 5 to 12 years, a role in school age education and care (SAEC) revolves around providing support and […]

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Healthy eating enhances early childhood

Healthy eating enhances early childhood

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

To support the rapid growth and development children experience in early childhood, healthy eating is vital. Not only can good nutrition promote appropriate growth and development for children during their early years, it can also impact their behaviour and wellbeing. Education, support and access to healthy foods works alongside physical activity to ensure children get […]

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Wage incentives to support early learning centres

Wage incentives to support early learning centres

Monday, October 12, 2020

New wage subsidies for traineeships and young job seekers could help you expand your team and help boost the economy post-pandemic if you’re eligible. JobMaker Hiring Credit The JobMaker Hiring Credit is an incentive for businesses to take on additional young job seekers. This will help young people access job opportunities as the economy recovers. […]

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Taking care for Mental Health Month

Taking care for Mental Health Month

Friday, October 9, 2020

This October 10 was World Mental Health Day, as well as Mental Health Month throughout October in Victoria — both timely reminders that taking care of yourself and others should be a priority. Raising awareness of the mental health issues that affect people all over Australia is the aim of World Mental Health Day and […]

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Easing the transition back to early learning

Easing the transition back to early learning

Monday, October 5, 2020

As Melbourne’s lockdown restrictions ease, children, parents, educators and centre owners are heading back to early learning. Early childhood education services can now reopen for all families, and while this is exciting for many there is likely to be a transition period too. New routines, or getting used to previous routines can take some time, […]

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Soft skills for strong educators

Soft skills for strong educators

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Soft skills are often regarded as integral for workplace success, with many early childhood education employers considering them just as important as hard skills. The combination of emotional intelligence, personal attributes like patience and responsibility, as well as communication and social skills, are examples of soft skills which can equip you to thrive in the […]

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Knowing when it’s time to upskill

Knowing when it’s time to upskill

Thursday, September 17, 2020

For a thriving career, it’s essential that your skills and knowledge are up to date. Along with practical experience, connections and a commitment to what you do, upskilling can help you take your career to the next level. Knowing when it’s it the right time to explore your upskill options isn’t always clear, and it […]

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Felicity’s journey in an early childhood career

Felicity’s journey in an early childhood career

Monday, September 14, 2020

Everyone’s journey into their career is different. Some of us may venture through many different avenues before finding where we are meant to be, whereas others just instinctively know what career path is right for them. For Practical Outcomes early childhood education trainer Felicity Vaillard, she has always known that teaching in some way is […]

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