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Practical Outcomes’ provides a university pathway with Swinburne Online

Practical Outcomes’ provides a university pathway with Swinburne Online

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

At Practical Outcomes, we work with Swinburne Online to give you a head start to completing a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood or Primary. A fulfilling career pathway could be smoother than you think! Practical Outcomes students who graduate with a Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC50113) can now access a university pathway at Swinburne Online, […]

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7 tips to help you boost employee engagement

7 tips to help you boost employee engagement

Saturday, August 3, 2019

An engaged employee is one who is committed, loyal, hard-working, proactive and motivated. In other words, an engaged employee is the kind of employee you want working in your business, whether you’re in aged care, child care or any industry you can think of. Where do you discover this kind of employee engagement that’s going […]

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Why the child care industry needs you!

Why the child care industry needs you!

Monday, July 15, 2019

When you embark on a career in child care, you are given the privilege of supporting and nurturing children during one of the most crucial times in their lives. You are helping to shape the future and provide the youngest members of society with the care they need to thrive. Early childhood is a vital […]

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NQS assessment: Planning strategies that really work

NQS assessment: Planning strategies that really work

Monday, July 8, 2019

If your childcare centre has not yet been assessed for a rating under the National Quality Framework or you have an assessment coming up, being prepared is vital. Your NQS Rating can play a notable role in your centre’s overall success, including attracting families to increase your enrolments, and ensures that you are delivering the […]

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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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