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Overcome child care industry challenges with professional development

Overcome child care industry challenges with professional development

Monday, May 14, 2018

Three of the biggest challenges for child care centres (and how to overcome them) Every industry has its challenges and child care is no exception. Overcoming the child care sector’s biggest trouble spots can be stressful and frustrating for owners and directors of centres, but these challenges can be overcome. It surprises many to find […]

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Upskilling in child care for a better business

Upskilling in child care for a better business

Friday, May 11, 2018

As a director or owner of a child care centre, you are probably well aware of the competition in the industry. Many new centres have been popping up across Victoria and all over Australia to meet the demand as more parents continue to return to work and require child care services. Attracting more families is […]

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VET training graduates earn more, are employed faster

VET training graduates earn more, are employed faster

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Study shows VET graduates are employed faster and earn higher wages When it comes to earning more and readily gaining employment, VET training (vocational education and training) graduates are doing better than their university peers, according to recent research. The study ‘Perceptions are not reality’ by not-for-profit Skilling Australia found that those who had completed VET […]

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Seizure first aid: What to do in an emergency

Seizure first aid: What to do in an emergency

Friday, April 20, 2018

Whether you’re caring for children or adults, witnessing someone having a seizure can be a frightening experience – especially if you’ve never seen one before. Do you want to know more how to provide seizure first aid in an emergency? Our child care courses prepare students to work in a range of scenarios with young […]

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The new child care subsidy resources

The new child care subsidy resources

Friday, April 13, 2018

To help you get to know the new Child Care Subsidy and package rolling out on July 2, 2018 we have compiled the information you need right here.

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Child Care Subsidy package for centres

Child Care Subsidy package for centres

Thursday, April 12, 2018

The new child care package: what approved child care providers need to know The new child care package is set to roll out on July 2, 2018 and as a child care professional, there are a few changes you’ll need to get used to. The services you provide caring for the young people in your […]

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Child Care Subsidy calculator

Child Care Subsidy calculator

Friday, April 6, 2018

As July 2 approaches many families are wondering ‘How will the new child care subsidy impact me?’ There are three main factors that will determine your subsidy and a useful child care subsidy calculator tool to help you assess what your subsidy level might be. The new Child Care Subsidy is a means-tested single payment […]

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What you need to know about the new Child Care Subsidy

What you need to know about the new Child Care Subsidy

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

From July 2, 2018 a new approach to subsidising child care fees will be launched in Australia. Replacing the current Child Care Benefit and Child Care Rebate scheme, the Child Care Subsidy is a single-payment approach. As well as being one payment as opposed to the existing two-part system, what else has changed? Here’s what […]

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First aid in the workplace — are you compliant?

First aid in the workplace — are you compliant?

Monday, March 26, 2018

As a child care professional, particularly at a management level, you are aware that the early childhood education industry is highly regulated. First aid in the workplace is essential as is ensuring your centre is compliant in meeting first aid requirements. A first aid qualification at work is a must for any industry, but having […]

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