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Essential tips to prepare for your job interview in early childhood education

Essential tips to prepare for your job interview in early childhood education

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

You’ve found a job you think you could excel in and the great news is, the organisation has called you in for an interview – this is what you’ve waiting for! Now all that is left is to conduct a fantastic interview and secure the job. So how you can you go about doing this? […]

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Things NOT to say in your next job interview

Things NOT to say in your next job interview

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Job interviews are exciting to get, but can be nerve-racking when the day comes! These job interview tips are all about what you should NOT say, even when the nerves kick in. Read through them so you can safely avoid them on interview day. The pressure of a job interview can make us say odd […]

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Carving out a career in school age education

Carving out a career in school age education

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Practical Outcomes’ graduate Jen, was looking for a change of pace from her career in the creative arts industry where she worked as a children’s photographer. It was a chance encounter with a friend who was expanding from running school holiday programs to also providing before and after school care that saw Jen take a […]

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JobTrainer extended funding: everything you need to know

JobTrainer extended funding: everything you need to know

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

The pandemic has proved how deeply we rely on skilled care workers in Australia. The Australian Government’s JobTrainer scheme is intended to support existing care workers to access the resources and training they need, and to provide affordable access to training for first-time learners and those new to the sector. As part of the 2021-22 […]

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Upskilling for new opportunities in School Age Education and Care

Upskilling for new opportunities in School Age Education and Care

Thursday, March 17, 2022

Working with school aged children to help them reach their full potential is an education career that can be incredibly fulfilling. School Age Education and Care (SAEC) or Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) are career opportunities that enable you to guide and nurture children through their school years in a setting outside of their school […]

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Working in School Age Education and Care

Working in School Age Education and Care

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

School age education and care is directed toward caring for children aged 5-12 as they make their way through an important stage of life. During this time, kids progress and develop in meaningful ways. This is a period in which children learn the nuances of communication, make friends and build key relationships, discover and develop […]

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International Women’s Day 2022

International Women’s Day 2022

Tuesday, March 8, 2022

This year’s International Women’s Day is coming up on 8 March. Its mission — to celebrate women across the world. International Women’s Day is the perfect time to recognise how far we have come in the pursuit of gender equality but also how far we still have to go. The message is clear: Women’s rights […]

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Returning to study as a mature aged student

Returning to study as a mature aged student

Monday, February 28, 2022

Taking up a course in your later 20s, 30s, 40s or 50s means you will be returning to study as a mature age student. If it’s been a while since you last studied perhaps since high school, you might feel a little nervous. But there’s no need to worry – it’s not as daunting as […]

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The learning trends in 2022 that learners really want

The learning trends in 2022 that learners really want

Monday, February 14, 2022

There are many factors that drive the learning trends we see year to year. From new technology to sector overhauls, societal shifts to government policy — the way education and training is approached can evolve over time. And so it should, as the way we study and work changes too. Not to mention of course […]

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