Rattler - Issue 143 - September 2023

Rattler issue 143 is here!

It’s been an incredibly busy but fruitful time for our CEO Michele Carnegie, who has represented CELA members at a multitude of significant meetings and round tables across Australia. Find out who's she's met with and what's been on the agenda in Michele's CEO intro.

In this edition

8 great insights from this edition 2
Meet the Member - Shoalhaven Community Preschool     4
Reflecting on the role of the Educational Leader in today’s challenging workforce climate 8
Early education research from Australia and around the world 13
Unpacking the advantages of Tidying up 17
Broadside: Why it’s time for a new approach to setting wages and conditions in the early childhood sector     21
Finding and Communicating with Management Committee Members   25
Why critical reflection is important for assessment and rating and how to implement it 30
Material encounters: Ideas for mark-making and drawing     34
A new study of Warlpiri language shows how "baby talk" helps little kids learn to speak 39


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