Want to know how to make excursions a regular part of your service’s program, or how to handle a head lice breakout, or manage your service more efficiently, or set up your own centre?
Perhaps you want the latest news – so you stay at the forefront of early childhood education and care.
You’re in the right place – you’ll find all this and more in our publications. Trusted and read by industry leaders Australia-wide, our publications inform and inspire the early childhood education and care sector – providing news, political analysis, and ECEC stories, written by experts in the field, and delivered to you in digital and print form.
Our publications stimulate discussion and promote professional development. We cover all the big issues impacting the education and care services sector – be they social, economic, education and political – as well as drilling down on day-to-day concerns, like staffing selection, finances, budgeting, health issues, management, food handling, legal issues.
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Amplify! – breaking news and features online, when you want it
Our blog Amplify! launched nationally in April 2017 and quickly gained a large audience for its lively articles contributed by guest writers with sometimes surprising and provocative views. Amplify! can be read any time but if you also subscribe you will receive a single weekly email that rounds up the stories of the week to skim through or save and read later. Subscription is free, but members of Community Early Learning Australia also have access to exclusive member content.
Rattler and Broadside – printed and delivered quarterly
Rattler has been the touchstone publication for the ECEC sector since 1987, publishing the personal and political stories that matter to educators. Broadside is a review with political features and in-depth reporting, printed as a centrepiece in Rattler.
Those wishing to receive Rattler and Broadside without becoming a CELA member can purchase a subscription in our shop.
Broadside is a quarterly feature newsletter, covering political issues and news affecting the early education and care sector. Each edition provides in-depth analysis of key issues of the day, giving you all the information you need to stay at the forefront of the sector.
Shortside is our immediate action email newsletter that we send when urgent matters arise, such as when a major news story breaks, we need to contact parliamentarians, or request urgent consultation responses.
For more regular updates, subscribe to our Amplify! blog – you will receive a weekly email-newsletter covering all the latest in our sector.
Rattler is a quarterly publication, with high-quality essays and articles. It covers the big issues impacting the education and care services sector – be they social, economic, education and political – as well as drilling down on day-to-day concerns, like staffing selection, finances, budgeting, health issues, management, food handling, legal issues. A diverse range of opinions and articles by experts in the field are published, to stimulate discussion and promote professional development.
Publication dates (to be used as a guide only)
Future editions of Rattler will be published on:
- Rattler 124 – Summer | Publication date: (already published)
- Rattler 125 – Autumn | Publication date: April 2018
- Rattler 126 – Winter | Publication date: July 2018
- Rattler 127 – Spring | Publication date: October 2018
- Rattler 128 – Summer | Publication date: February 2019