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Understanding children’s temperament and personalities

Understanding children’s temperament and personalities

Friday, January 19, 2018

All adults were children once and just like adults, children’s temperament and personalities can vary a lot. That’s why learning how to understand temperament can be useful. When assessing a child’s temperament, there are nine basic temperament traits to consider. These temperament traits are: Activity level: how physically active a child tends to be Distractibility: […]

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Handling a child’s temper and tantrums

Handling a child’s temper and tantrums

Thursday, January 18, 2018

All adults were children once and just like adults, children’s temperament and personalities can vary a lot. Working in child care settings, you’re likely to care for children with many different personalities, including handling a child’s temper from time to time. Coming face to face with child’s temper tantrum can be confronting and upsetting, as […]

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Identifying potential behavioural issues in children

Identifying potential behavioural issues in children

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

The emotional development of children is complex. While working as a child care professional, you will encounter children with a range of personalities and temperaments. These children will come from many different cultures and upbringings and will exhibit different behaviours. In your role as a carer, you may be able to identify behavioural issues in […]

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Start studying — here’s how

Start studying — here’s how

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

If you’ve done your research and chosen an RTO that can deliver the course and career outcomes you are after, it’s time to start studying! Enrolling in a course is exciting. No doubt you’ve selected the course you want to do, but there are a couple of other things to do next before you get […]

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How to choose the right RTO for you

How to choose the right RTO for you

Monday, January 15, 2018

RTO stands for Registered Training Organisation, and there are many of them to choose from when you’re ready to start studying. When it’s time to choose an RTO you’ll need to think about which one is going to get you the best outcome and suit your needs. Which RTO should I choose? There are thousands […]

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What is an RTO (and why you should choose one)

What is an RTO (and why you should choose one)

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Choosing where to study is a difficult and significant choice. With the sheer number of options available, it is easy to understand why it can be so tough to choose the right place for you. If you’ve heard of RTOs and vocational training or VET courses, but you’re not 100% sure what an RTO is, […]

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7 ways to protect children from online bullying

7 ways to protect children from online bullying

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Online bullying affects around 20% of Australian children, though there are potentially more who do not tell others what they are experiencing. This is why it’s so essential that educators know how to take action against online bullying in children and protect young people. Working with children, we have the privilege of being able to […]

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Spotting the signs of online bullying

Spotting the signs of online bullying

Thursday, January 11, 2018

With at least 1 in 5 young Australians under the age of 18 being victims of bullying each year, learning to spot the signs is vital. Spotting the signs of online bullying can be tricky, but there are some things you can do as a carer, teacher, educator or parent. The secret world of online […]

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What is online bullying?

What is online bullying?

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

The internet has brought with it many benefits to our lives. The ability to source endless information, reconnect with old friends near and far and even work from anywhere in the world. Unfortunately, bullying via the internet has become something more common than we would like, so what is online bullying? Online bullying is particularly […]

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