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Understanding and improving children’s time management skills

Understanding and improving children’s time management skills

Monday, October 23, 2017

Sometimes it can seem like you constantly need to rush children along with things or prompt them to do what is asked in a designated time frame. Even for adults time can be a challenging concept, so it’s no surprise that young children take a while to understand time (not to mention how to use […]

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Going green with children for the environment

Going green with children for the environment

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Going green with children and learning to care for the environment is important for everyone. After all, looking after our planet is a must for a healthy, sustainable future. Little things we do can make all the difference. Working in child care, you get the opportunity to encourage children to go green every day. Let’s […]

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How a happy home can enhance a child’s development

How a happy home can enhance a child’s development

Thursday, September 28, 2017

There are so many factors that play a role to enhance a child’s development or, at times, hinder it. As a child care worker, your passion is supporting children to develop healthily. While you can create a range of positive learning and development experiences when children are in your care, a child’s home life is […]

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Building our future leaders: leading a room by example

Building our future leaders: leading a room by example

Thursday, September 21, 2017

The children of today are the leaders of tomorrow, meaning that the role of child care worker contributes to shaping the future. That’s a big responsibility and a great privilege. An effective and important strategy for child care workers is leading a room by example. That is, modelling the behaviour you want to see in […]

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Amazing benefits of upskilling your employees

Amazing benefits of upskilling your employees

Monday, September 18, 2017

As an employer, the idea of upskilling employees can feel overwhelming or challenging. Finding the time and energy to make it happen might feel like hard work – but the benefits to your childcare centre, children, families and of course your educators make it worthwhile. Here are just a few of the amazing benefits of […]

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5 Ways Cooking Can Nurture Children’s Development

5 Ways Cooking Can Nurture Children’s Development

Monday, September 4, 2017

Finding new and engaging ways to nurture children’s development is part of the role of an early childhood educator. Working in child care you get to explore how you can show children new experiences and enhance their learning, imagination or skills in the process. Cooking with children is an excellent way to do this. It’s […]

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Child CPR – what you need to know

Child CPR – what you need to know

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Child CPR, or cardiopulmonary resuscitation for children, can make all the difference to saving a child’s life in an emergency situation. It’s a critical component of any first aid course and something that everyone working in childcare should be trained in. CPR works by feeding oxygen to children (or adults) in emergency situations – such […]

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Anaphylaxis – What You Need To Know

Anaphylaxis – What You Need To Know

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Anaphylaxis — it’s a word that sends shivers down thousands of parents’ spines, not to mention child care workers who recognise the threat this major allergic reaction causes, particularly in children. Every year, thousands of Australian children and adults are hospitalised for anaphylaxis, often a result of food allergies. In fact, according to the ABC, […]

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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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