NSW Department of Education - Information for families resource

COVID-19

NSW Department of Education - Information for families resource

NSW Department of Education have produced an “Information for families” resource for services to distribute.  It provides valuable information on attendance through outbreaks, transmission rates, vaccinations, illness and close contacts.

Compliance

Simple Guides

Compliance

This is a simple guide to compliance for centre-based and family day care services. 

Occupational Workplace Violence

Thinking About

Occupational Workplace Violence

This resource is designed to support educators and service leaders to identify situations that may place children, and particularly the staff of an education and care service, at risk of workplace aggression or violence.

Workplace Violence and Aggression

Sample Optional Policies

Workplace Violence and Aggression

At our education and care service, the health and safety of our staff and educators is paramount. Priority is given to protecting our employees and our visitors from violence and/or intimidating behaviours. Such conduct interferes with everyone’s ability to perform their job and is not in keeping with the service’s philosophy of trust, mutual respect and collaborative partnerships.

What should I do if a parent or carer puts staff and/or children at risk?

Infographics

What should I do if a parent or carer puts staff and/or children at risk?

During an incident, CELA recommends taking the following steps, which are outlined in our Sample Workplace Violence Policy for members.

What to consider if your LGA goes into lockdown

COVID-19

What to consider if your LGA goes into lockdown

Do you know what needs to be done if your LGA is suddenly subject to stay at home restrictions due to an increased risk of COVID-19? CELA’s checklist of key steps will help you to prepare, including how to communicate with families and staff, what to do if you have a case, understanding funding, and more. 

Member news - COVID-19 Information & Advocacy

COVID-19

Member news - COVID-19 Information & Advocacy

It is important that all services are aware of current advice and updates regarding the COVID-19 virus. The amount of information (and misinformation) circulating can be incredibly overwhelming. Information is changing rapidly and the best way to stay up to date is to refer to reliable websites as a source of truth.

Being an Educational Leader – Curriculum Development

Webinars

Being an Educational Leader – Curriculum Development

Join us for this member webinar where participants will: review their understanding of the curriculum planning process and links with philosophy, develop strategies to assist in articulating and evaluating their curriculum, and more.

Rethinking Literacy

Webinars

Rethinking Literacy

Find out more about the value and importance of literacy and how you can easily incorporate it into your environments and everyday practices.

 

Issue 135

Rattler

Issue 135

This edition of Rattler begins with our Meet the Member feature, where we share a delightful story about how Bermagui Preschool has been part of a project to grow intergenerational friendships and cultural understanding called the Moodji Project. 

Issue 134

Rattler

Issue 134

This edition of Rattler begins with our Meet the Member feature, highlighting how confidence and critical reflection enabled Cooks Hill Preschool to achieve an exceeding rating in all 7 areas in their recent Assessment & Rating.

Issue 132

Rattler

Issue 132

In this edition of Rattler we focus on articles designed to inspire and help you through this uncertain time and into the start of 2021. We begin with our regular spotlight Meet the Member, where preschool director Christine McKnight shares how community, friendship and belonging are helping the fire affected community of Cobargo on their long road to recovery.

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