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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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Seizure first aid: What to do in an emergency

Seizure first aid: What to do in an emergency

Sunday, September 17, 2017

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. Our child care courses prepare students to work in a range of scenarios with young people of all backgrounds and learning capabilities. Being aware of the health of the children […]

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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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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. The amount of sleep needed varies from child to child, but as a child care worker many of the children in your care will still require […]

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Common allergies in children (and what to look for)

Common allergies in children (and what to look for)

Monday, August 14, 2017

With allergies in early childhood increasing over recent years, it is important for child care workers to know what to look for. Allergies are most commonly an immune response to factors within the surrounding environment that are usually harmless – for example, dust, insects, pollen, animals and food. Common allergies in children In Australia the […]

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Apps For Learning

Apps For Learning

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

It’s no secret – technology is everywhere we look. It’s not often we can go a day without spotting (or using) iPhones and iPads, television and computers. Statistics from the ABS show that households with children aged under 15 years have an average of 7 devices they use to access the internet, and that over […]

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Easter in Early Childhood Education

Easter in Early Childhood Education

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

When working in child care there are certain times of year that children get particularly excited about. It’s not surprising to learn that Easter is one of those times. The idea of a bunny hopping over to their homes and hiding chocolate eggs is a concept that children can’t get enough of. It is important […]

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