Running, spinning, banging and shouting – preschoolers can sometimes seem to have limitless energy. In some cases, it may be a child’s way of signalling that they are feeling overloaded or seeking sensory stimulation. Engaging children in ‘heavy work’ activities can be a great way to channel this energy and calm the mind by giving children a sense […]
CELA has analysed the National Quality Framework Consultation Regulation Impact Statement (CRIS) which covers a wide range of areas for improvement on which your opinion is sought. We are specifically seeking your feedback on three key areas, which will be covered in a series of three Amplify articles. This week we take you through what […]
On 23 March, 2019, NSW will vote for its next state government. The early childhood education sector is well prepared and more united than ever on four essential outcomes for the sector. In the coming weeks, Amplify will share analysis and explanations of the four agreed areas of need for NSW, the sector’s reasonable requests […]
A different way of learning that puts theory into action Building your understanding of early learning theories is important but understanding how you can apply your learnings in everyday practice is what makes training truly rewarding. We’ve been giving a lot of thought to how we can make learning as effective as possible and we’re […]
Early Childhood Australia’s biennial* conference was held in Sydney this year and Community Early Learning Australia, a long-time supporter of ECA, attended as an exhibitor. The experience of immersion among 2000 educators left CELA CEO Michele Carnegie pondering the nature of the early childhood and OSHC sector in Australia, and led to this reflection and […]
NSW announces funding for two years of preschool education for three-year-olds in community based preschools. Led by advocacy and research, the NSW Government announced in this week’s budget, that all three-year olds in community based preschools will receive subsidised funding for fees from 2019. Sarah Mitchell (Minister for Early Education, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, and […]
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Serving size 4 Ingredients 350g Salmon 300g Mashed Potato 600ml Semi Skimmed Milk 20g Butter 1 Finely Chopped Onion 3 tbsp Chopped Parsley 1 Beaten Egg 1 tbsp Capers 50g Flour 250g Homemade Breadcrumbs 2 tsp Cracked Black Pepper 3 tbsp Olive Oil Method Place the fish and the milk into a saucepan and bring […]