COVID-19 Update: For learners and early learning centres
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 sta...Read More
COVID-19 Practical Outcomes learning journey FAQ
How we’re currently supporting you with your learning journey – Frequently Asked Questions Can I continue with my studies? Yes. You’ll b...Read More
Thank you educators! — Early Childhood Educators Day
Patient, kind, thoughtful, nurturing — these are just a few of the words that come to mind when thinking about early childhood educators and the incredible work they do each day. The first Wednesday of September each year is Early Childhood Educators Day, and there’s no better time to show the educators in your life […]Read More
First aid in child care – is your centre compliant?
To deliver the highest possible standard of care in early childhood education, first aid qualifications are vital. It’s not enough to have a first aid kit — knowing how to use it properly and administer potentially life-saving first aid is a must for safety in any industry. In the child care industry approved first aid […]Read More
How do you decide between studying at an RTO vs TAFE?
Deciding where to study can be challenging, with seemingly many options to choose from to enrol in the same course. Certificates and Diplomas are delivered by a number of Vocational Education and Training (VET) institutions, but when making your decision, it’s good to understand the key differences between the available providers of VET. Why […]Read More
Practical Outcomes’ provides a university pathway with Swinburne Online
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, […]Read More
7 tips to help you boost employee engagement
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 […]Read More
Why the child care industry needs you!
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 […]Read More
NQS assessment: Planning strategies that really work
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 […]Read More
What to expect on your practical placement
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 […]Read More
Finding the right funding option for your study
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 […]Read More