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What to expect on your practical placement

What to expect on your practical placement

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

It’s one thing to read about working in early childhood education but getting in there and gaining hands-on experience is a vital part of your childcare course training. That’s why your childcare course is likely to have a practical placement component as a course requirement. It’s this real-world work experience that really enables our learners to graduate confident and […]

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Finding the right funding option for your study

Finding the right funding option for your study

Monday, June 17, 2019

If taking up VET training is on your to-do list, you’ve probably thought about how you’ll pay for it. What funding options are available for your childcare course and which are you eligible for?  Let’s summarise the options available to you when you undertake training so you can go ahead and choose the best funding option for you. It’s important […]

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Tax deductions for students this end of financial year

Tax deductions for students this end of financial year

Friday, June 7, 2019

Tax time has rolled around again and for anyone studying or planning to, it’s worth knowing what study expenses you can claim as deductions at the end of financial year. The Australian Tax Office makes it clear that you can claim many self-education deductions when you’re a student, as long as the course you are […]

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Famous early childhood educators who made a difference

Famous early childhood educators who made a difference

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Early childhood education has an incredibly important role within communities and in society more broadly. When you become an early childhood educator, you are dedicating your career to making a difference in the lives of children and helping them to reach their full potential. You’re also making a difference in the lives of parents who […]

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Careers session provides early childhood job opportunities for graduates

Careers session provides early childhood job opportunities for graduates

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Practical Outcomes teamed up with Goodstart Early Learning to host a careers session during March, which included a chance for attendees to have a one-on-one interview which could lead to an early childhood educator job opportunity.   With Practical Outcomes early childhood education and care graduates holding the reputation for having the practical hands on skills and confidence that make […]

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Survey demonstrates high satisfaction among employers

Survey demonstrates high satisfaction among employers

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

The National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) released in December 2018 the results of their annual National Student Outcomes Survey – and the data highlights strong satisfaction from employers and VET graduates.   NCVER, which is the main supplier of research, statistics and data on Australia’s VET sector, surveyed 206,944 students – including 143,852 […]

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Quality training in early childhood education: The proof is in the passion

Quality training in early childhood education: The proof is in the passion

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Everyone has that special interest in life or a subject they are passionate about. For the team at Practical Outcomes, early childhood education is what we live and breathe — which is why child care training is our speciality and our passion.    It’s our commitment to early childhood education and those working towards early childhood education jobs that drives us to continually deliver the very best early […]

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Four ways to spot high quality online child care courses

Four ways to spot high quality online child care courses

Monday, January 14, 2019

If you’ve decided that you want to embark on a career in child care, congratulations! The next step you’re probably looking at is choosing a course that’s right for your chosen career path. With so many online child care courses available to you, deciding on one can be tricky. Don’t worry — while not all […]

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Catalyst Education appoints new CEO, Marcus Sellen

Catalyst Education appoints new CEO, Marcus Sellen

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

As seen on catalysteducation.com.au Catalyst Education, one of Australia’s leading providers of high-quality vocational education and training (VET) in the important aged care, disability and early childhood education sectors has appointed Marcus Sellen as Chief Executive Officer. Catalyst Education is the corporate umbrella for Practical Outcomes. Marcus is a respected vocational education entrepreneur and practitioner with over […]

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