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Health Checks for four year old children

The Australian Government wants all children to start school healthy and ready to learn. From July 2011, parents or carers on income support who receive Family Tax Benefit Part A need to make sure their four year old child gets a health check before they start school. In order to get the $726 end-of-year Family…

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Red Nose Changes

Are you up to date with current information and practices with Red Nose recommendations (formerly SIDS and Kids. Red Nose (formerly SIDS and Kids) welcomes changes to the national regulations governing education and care services from 1 October 2017. As an educator, you must be up to date with current guidelines and be able to…

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Help for ADHD Preschoolers

An online parenting intervention, available free to Queensland parents and carers, is the first shown to reduce Preschool children’s ADHD symptoms. The University of Auckland trial into Triple P Online has shown the self-directed eight-module course can: reduce children’s ADHD symptoms reduce parents’ stress and depression improve parents’ confidence in managing behaviour problems. Queensland mother…

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Child Care Fee Assistance is changing from 2nd July 2018

  🌟 INFORMATION FOR PARENTS AND EDUCATORS Child Care Fee Assistance is changing. From 2nd July 2018, the Australian Government is introducing a new child care package. The new child care package includes a Child Care Subsidy which will replace the current Child Care Benefit and Child Care Rebate. There are also changes to the…

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The benefits of telling tales for children

There are many benefits to exercising the imagination and one crucial one is the development of empathy through learning to place one’s self in another’s shoes……here are 8 top tips from a professional storyteller. Read more HERE

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Pathways for Early Learning

Education Minister Kate Jones visited Hervey Bay Neighbourhood Centre this month and proudly launched the $10.56 million Pathways for Early Learning and Development (PELD) program which commences in January 2018. The four-year program has been developed following the success of the Intensive Early Childhood Development (IECD) pilot which supported the early learning and development needs…

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Sustainability Books For Educators – EBook

Four Enviro Educator books are now available to purchase and download from Apple iBooks for iPads and Amazon for Kindle readers or laptops. The short sustainability books are very keenly priced and have been written for a global audience. The aim of the e-books is to provide educators with basic knowledge of sustainability to help…

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25 awesome Aussie picture books for children

If you’re looking for something great to read with your children here are 25 awesome Australian books to add to your collection (if you haven’t already. We have an amazing amount of talented authors and incredible illustrators here in Australia showcasing our beautiful country, telling our unique stories and putting our Aussie sense of humour on…

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The Anger Iceberg

Young children expressing anger, need responsive and caring adults to help them manage and identify their emotions. The Anger Iceberg shows the “primary emotions” which are often hidden below the surface. Read more HERE (Image via The Gottman Institute)

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