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a young asian girl reacts having been bitten on the upper arm at childcare

Biting in Childcare

It can be quite disturbing to be informed that your child has been the victim of biting in child care or that your child has been biting others. While the…

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MTOP Outcomes 1

MTOP Outcomes

What are MTOP outcomes in childcare MTOP – My Time Our Place Framework has been developed by the Council of Australian Governments as part of the National Quality Standard (NQS)….

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Developing Policies in Childcare  2

Developing Policies in Childcare 

Policy formulation and development are critical in ensuring the proper functioning of an early childhood education and care setting. Polices provide a legal framework for administrators, and a framework for…

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EYLF Outcomes in Childcare 3

EYLF Outcomes in Childcare

Families entering childcare for the first time will be confronted with a range of phrases and terms that they are unfamiliar with. One that crops up more and more is…

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Anecdotal Observation in Childcare 4

Anecdotal Observation in Childcare

Anecdotes are stories that are told to illustrate behaviour or a situation. Storytelling is a powerful means of communication and anecdotal observation in childcare can be a powerful mechanism in…

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A female childcare worker helps a young female pupil to wash her hands

Hygiene Practices in Childcare

Maintaining hygiene practices in childcare is critical to ensuring a safe environment. Cross infection is always a significant risk due to the number of children being present in the same…

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