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It’s the start of a weekend, we are meant to wake up happy and excited for three days off work and spending time doing things just for yourself – spending it with friends, family and basically on whatever we want to do. This is the ‘thought’, but for how many of you reading this is...
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When applying for a job, it can take an employer as quick as 10 seconds to decide yes or no purely based off how a resume looks. A new job can change your world, so it is important to put in the effort with your application.
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Series Three: Assessment & Planning Cycle Part two: Gathering Information   Standard 1.3 – Educators and coordinators take a planned and reflective approach to implementing the program for each child. Part two in our series on the assessment & planning cycle, will focus on the first step in the cycle; the gathering of information.  ...
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In series 3 of our weekly pedagogical provocations, we will be focusing on the assessment & planning cycle and then following in series 4 we will look at programming and educational practice. Series 3: The Assessment & Planning Cycle will be a six-part series focusing on each part of the cycle, practical implementation ideas &...
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What is the CRIS document? Many of you would be aware that in 2019 a review of the NQF took place. In Jan of this year the Consultation Regulation Impact Statement (CRIS) was released. The purpose of this document is to propose changes to the National Law, National Regs, and other guiding materials which all...
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Another week, another provocation! Today we will continue to look at policy and compliance with a focus on family consultation.      Meaningful engagement with families isn’t just about seeking feedback and input regarding childrens involvement in the program. Seeking feedback around Service policies and procedures supports a sense of community and inclusion. Inviting families...
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In the Consultation Regulation Impact Statement following the 2019 NQF Review, one area of concern found was the transition periods between services. For OSHC, this included the transition between school & OSHC both of a morning but more substantially of an afternoon. This topic was covered in Chapter 3 on Safety, Health & Wellbeing, starting...
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Series Two: Policy & Compliance || Part Two: Communicating Policy Updates Changes to policies and procedures in the workplace are inevitable. Changes may include; legislative or regulatory changes in the sector. new systems being implemented in the workplace. review of current procedures.       When we update or implement new policies & procedures it...
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Series Two: Policy & Compliance || Part One: Updating Policies   Policies and procedures act as a course of action or how an event is to be managed by an organisation. As per the regulations, there are mandatory policies a service is required to have, as well as policies specific to their context. In part...
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