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Sleep and Rest Routines in Childcare

Sleep and rest routines in childcare need to be flexible enough to cater for a variety of needs. It is a child care provider’s responsibility to provide a safe comfortable…

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All You Need to Know About Child Care Work Placement

What is child care work placement? Childcare work placement is a necessary component to obtaining a childcare qualification. In many ways childcare placement can be likened to work experience that…

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The duties of a room leader in childcare

Room leaders in childcare -what they do One of the more rewarding positions available to workers in a childcare setting is that of room leader. The room leader’s position is…

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Lockdown Activities for Parents with Young Children

15 Lockdown activities to keep the kids engaged With Sydney’s Covid 19 lockdown being extended until at least the 28th August and a number of Local Government Areas in the…

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Educational Leaders in the Childcare Setting

The benefit of an educational leader in a childcare setting The role of educational leader childcare was first mandated by the Australian government in 2012, perhaps in recognition of the…


Open Ended Questions for Toddlers

Asking Open Ended Questions in Childcare Open ended questions are questions that can have more than one right answer and require more than a yes/no answer. Open ended questions encourage…