A childcare worker poses in front of the nursery

Why you should consider a career in childcare

Why do you want to work in childcare? Why do you want to work in childcare is a question often asked of successful childcare workers and while their answers are…

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Routines and Transitions in Early Childhood

Established routines in childcare help children to learn, grow and develop with confidence and certainty. Understanding and managing routines and transitions in early childhood can help make establishing a schedule…

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Attachment Theory in Childcare Setting

Understanding attachment theory in childcare can help childcare workers to assist the growth and development of all children in their care. What is attachment theory and how does it relate…

a woman educating three young children in child care

Childcare Quality Improvement Plan

A quality improvement plan childcare enables a childcare centre to self-assess their practices and identify areas for improvement. Maintaining a quality improvement plan is now a government requirement for approved…

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Childcare Emergency Evacuation Procedures

The value of developing childcare emergency evacuation procedures only becomes truly apparent when an emergency situation occurs. To ensure that carers and children are fully supported in an emergency situation…

a childcare worker sits and helps young children bond with each other

Strategies for Inclusion in Childcare

Commitment to the inclusion of every child in childcare or early childhood education requires the adoption of strategies for inclusion in childcare that are practical, meaningful and sufficiently flexible to…