Broadside - Workforce Pulse Check Report

Broadside

Broadside - Workforce Pulse Check Report

June was a watershed moment for Australia's early childhood education and care sector. After over a decade of advocacy pushing for all children to be guaranteed access to high-quality early education, Victoria and New South Wales committed to unprecedented, sustained funding for the sector to increase all children’s access.  

Time Management

Webinars

Time Management

In this short webinar, members will look at ways of using time more effectively and what could be causing procrastination during the workday. Join us in looking at different strategies that could be implemented to instil a more organised approach to the ever-increasing tasks that have to be completed within an EC service 

Added:      May 2022
Duration:  24 minutes

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.

Member Flood Support

Floods

Member Flood Support

So many of our members are dealing with devastating floods across communities. To help, we’ve collated links to give you easy access to the support available currently.

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.

Transportation of Children

Sample Required Policies

Transportation of Children

Our education and care service is committed to providing transportation that is well considered and planned to ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of children at all times.

Re-evaluating COVID Priorities

COVID-19

Re-evaluating COVID Priorities

As COVID-19 restrictions change, these are the areas that you need to re-evaluate in the interest of prioritising health and safety of children, educators and families. 

Updated: May 2022

Letter to parents

COVID-19

Letter to parents

A sample letter to send to parents asking for their help and cooperation to ensure the health and safety of your service community.  

Physical Distancing Tool

COVID-19

Physical Distancing Tool

Physical distancing is one of the key measures currently being utilised to contribute to Australia’s ability to severely limit transmission of COVID-19.

Staffing Arrangements During COVID-19

COVID-19

Staffing Arrangements During COVID-19

Occasionally reduced participation by children at services may result in, educators not required to work at the service or may do so on a rotational basis. A number of educators may have health matters that prevent them from attending work. In the event of a prolonged forced closure, whole teams may be working from home.

Complaints Handling

Sample Required Policies

Complaints Handling

Our education and care service affirms that people have a right to question and influence decisions made and services provided. We take complaints seriously and manage them in a confidential, timely, transparent and meaningful way.

COVID-19 Risk Assessment Tool

COVID-19

COVID-19 Risk Assessment Tool

The tool will help you to navigate through a number of COVID-19 related scenarios, outlining hazards, risks, likelihood and potential control strategies.

Resource updated: 18 May 2022

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