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Sleeping Beauties [Top 5 Safe Sleep Tips in Child Care]

Sleeping Beauties [Top 5 Safe Sleep Tips in Child Care]

Monday, August 21, 2017

Sleep is one of the essential building blocks for developing children. It allows the body to rest and rejuvenate. Sleep is also needed to assist children’s immune systems and brain function. Safe sleep in childcare is essential knowledge. The amount of sleep needed varies from child to child, but as a child care worker many of the […]

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Common allergies in children (and what to look for)

Common allergies in children (and what to look for)

Monday, August 14, 2017

With allergies in early childhood increasing over recent years, it is important for child care workers or those looking to study child care to know what to look for. Allergies are most commonly an immune response to factors within the surrounding environment that are usually harmless – for example, dust, insects, pollen, animals and food. […]

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5 incredible ways playing outside benefits children

5 incredible ways playing outside benefits children

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Allowing children the opportunity to have a variety of experiences through play-based learning is the best way for them to learn and grow. We all know playing outside benefits children. Play-based learning is the approach within the majority of Australian child care centres, offering children this essential free play time. Taking children’s play outside provides children […]

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Staying Healthy: Spotting and preventing chickenpox

Staying Healthy: Spotting and preventing chickenpox

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

    Working in childcare means you’ll more than likely come across children who are unwell from time to time, but a little knowledge can go a long way. Learn how to identify an illness and find out the right steps to take care of the child – and how to prevent germs from spreading. […]

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Five reasons why children should play outside more

Five reasons why children should play outside more

Monday, July 31, 2017

With tablets and televisions in almost every home and learning space, children don’t play outside as much as they used to. While tablets and televisions certainly have a place, outdoor play is an essential element of children’s physical and social development. Getting outside can benefit children’s wellbeing, not to mention be part of making some […]

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Enrol now to maximise your career (and your tax return)

Enrol now to maximise your career (and your tax return)

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Enhancing your industry knowledge and skills is always a good thing. And it’s even better when you discover training tax deductions! Did you know you could potentially claim your next course at tax time? Enrol in a course that is relevant to your work before June 30 and it can count as a work-related expense. […]

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How a career in child care can work for your lifestyle?

How a career in child care can work for your lifestyle?

Friday, May 5, 2017

A career that makes you feel passionate and committed is pretty special. And while working in child care is one of those careers, we still need time for our personal lives as well. Within the child care industry, there is a range of roles available when you are qualified. Whether it’s full time, part time or […]

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Childcare Jobs Grow as Industry Booms

Childcare Jobs Grow as Industry Booms

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Jobs and industry growth can often feel uncertain these days, but child care is a booming industry that you can count on for a future-proof career. Now is the time to look into child care courses, and get ready to join Australia the country’s ever-growing industry. In fact, it is anticipated that the child care […]

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Apps For Learning

Apps For Learning

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

It’s no secret – technology is everywhere we look. It’s not often we can go a day without spotting (or using) iPhones and iPads, television and computers. That includes early childhood education. Statistics from the ABS show that households with children aged under 15 years have an average of 7 devices they use to access […]

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