Member news weekly email

Member News

Member news weekly email

25 NOVEMBER 2022
In this edition: • Cheaper Child Care Bill has been passed by both houses of parliament • Free Start Strong funding live webinars • Applications now open for new Cert III & Diploma scholarships • CELA's new self-paced Child Protection NSW Refresher course, and more!

COVID-19 Communicating with parents

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COVID-19 Communicating with parents

In a time of ‘social distancing’ we face a challenge to maintain focus on relationship building. Use the following checklist to help you plan and initiate practices that are guided by the NQS and EYLF/MTOP while helping you to build partnerships with families and the broader community.

COVID-19 Risk Assessment Guidance tool

COVID-19

COVID-19 Risk Assessment Guidance tool

The purpose of this document is to assist Approved Providers and Nominated Supervisors in updating their service’s COVID-19 Risk Assessment in response to the recent changes in household and close contacts rules.

Engaging with Your QIP

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Engaging with Your QIP

The National Regulations require approved Early Childhood Education and Care Services to have a Quality Improvement Plan (QIP).

Time Management

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Time Management

The roles and responsibilities of educators working in education and care services seems to be increasing daily. There are learning frameworks to engage with, national regulations and assessment criteria to unpack and understand. Educators are feeling time poor!

Speaking About Practices

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Speaking About Practices

Being able to speak out about your service’s practices is an integral part of operating an early childhood education and care service.

Connecting with Families

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Connecting with Families

How do we connect with families to ensure our service, educational program and caregiving meets their needs and provides the best start in life for their child?

Establishing Positive Relationships

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Establishing Positive Relationships

Establishing positive relationships and effective collaboration between families, children and the local community involves more than just routine everyday contact.

Goal Setting

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Goal Setting

As early childhood professionals we need to regularly assess our practice to identify our strengths and areas where we can make improvements. Once we have determined an area we would like to improve or develop it is important we plan to work towards this. This is where goal setting comes in.

Marketing Your Early Education and Care Service

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Marketing Your Early Education and Care Service

An effective marketing plan assists you to successfully manage your resources and time, and will enable you to budget realistically for marketing activities.

Reflection for Staff Meetings

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Reflection for Staff Meetings

The National Quality Standard talks about educators establishing a culture of professional inquiry, collaboration and working together towards common goals.

Running a Staff Meeting

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Running a Staff Meeting

Management, educators and staff work with mutual respect and collaboratively, and challenge and learn from each other, recognising each other’s strengths and skills.

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