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COVID-19 Update: For learners and early learning centres

COVID-19 Update: For learners and early learning centres

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

The past weeks have been unprecedented and challenging as a result of the novel coronavirus, (COVID-19). Now more than ever, it is important to stay safe, keep others safe, and support one another with care and compassion. To this, we are determined to positively respond to the situation presented and have actioned flexible strategies based on the latest information available […]

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COVID-19 Practical Outcomes learning journey FAQ

COVID-19 Practical Outcomes learning journey FAQ

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

How we’re currently supporting you with your learning journey – Frequently Asked Questions Can I continue with my studies? Yes. You’ll be able to continue the theory components of your course, just not the practical assessments. Your trainer will ensure you have access to everything you need to do your projects and quizzes. What happens […]

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Your guide to practical placement

Your guide to practical placement

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Gaining knowledge and skills in a real-life setting is an essential part of your training when undertaking an early childhood course. With practical placement, you get the chance to apply what you have been learning and gather firsthand experience working in an early childhood workplace environment. While you will have the support of your trainer […]

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VIDEO: Real support for real outcomes

VIDEO: Real support for real outcomes

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Providing empathy for individual learners around their current challenges and accessing trainer support are key ingredients to a successful learning journey. Practical Outcomes has a team of passionate trainers who connect with student support and practical placement teams to build the skills and confidence learners need to thrive in their careers. Practical Outcomes Trainer and Assessor Kylie Giacobbe explains why […]

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NQS Rating: Practical strategies to improve your centre’s performance

NQS Rating: Practical strategies to improve your centre’s performance

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Achieving an NQS Rating of ‘Exceeding’ is the goal for most childcare centres when undergoing their assessment under the National Quality Framework. Your NQS Rating helps your early learning centre to recognise that you are delivering a high standard of education and care. In addition, your NQS Rating can have an impact on your centre’s occupancy, with […]

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The TOP qualities to help you thrive as an early childhood educator

The TOP qualities to help you thrive as an early childhood educator

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Careers in early childhood education can be rewarding, diverse and fun. The impact you have on young people can transform their lives and enrich yours, and the industry itself continues to grow and thrive too. And there are a few top qualities that can help you thrive as an early childhood educator. Government legislation such […]

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Promoting happiness and health with bush and beach kinder

Promoting happiness and health with bush and beach kinder

Monday, January 6, 2020

Bush kinder is inspired by the ‘forest schools’ of Denmark and Scandinavia and has been growing in popularity in Australia over the last few years. The degradation of our natural environment from recent bushfires has demonstrated how vital it is to help the next generation grow into caring, compassionate individuals who love and respect and […]

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How plants can foster wellbeing in early childhood centres

How plants can foster wellbeing in early childhood centres

Monday, December 9, 2019

A focus on wellbeing in the workplace is vital for individuals working in childcare. It’s important that educators have the support, tools and opportunities needed to foster positive feelings which can then flow through the centre, especially in times of seasonal stress! There are always going to be times that are more stressful than others. For […]

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6 Eco-friendly Christmas activities for children

6 Eco-friendly Christmas activities for children

Monday, December 9, 2019

There’s no other time of year that has brings about the level of excitement in children that Christmas does, is there?! Coming up with fresh and fun Xmas activities each year can be tricky, so we’ve compiled a few that children will love — and so will the environment. Creating a healthy and happy future […]

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