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Conflict of Interest in Childcare

A conflict of interest in childcare occurs when a person or the childcare centre itself has an involvement with competing interests. These interests may or may not be of a…

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Infection Control Procedures in Childcare

The past twelve months has really emphasised the importance of infection control in childcare. The emergence of COVID-19 has highlighted how quickly a communicable disease can spread and the risks…

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Childcare room setup ideas

Setting up the physical environment of the childcare setting so that it projects a welcoming inviting atmosphere is crucial in gaining maximum engagement from children. With the right childcare room…

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Hazards in a Childcare Centre

Hazards in childcare cannot be taken lightly. Keeping children and workers safe is a key responsibility of all childcare centres. Keeping children safe is a multi-faceted task involving education, supervision,…


Friendship Activities for Preschoolers

The Importance of Developing Friendships in Childcare We are social creatures and building social skills is a key skill for preschoolers to obtain. It is really important that preschoolers learn…

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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…