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Guardian Caringbah sustainability champions share their tips

Sophie and Jess, ‘sustainability champions’ at Guardian Childcare and Early Learning Caringbah have managed to reduce the amount of energy used by the centre by 17 per cent in a three month period, through ‘simple techniques and practices’ which may be replicable across the broader early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector.

18 hours ago

by Freya Lucas

Innovation ecosystem reveals the first cohort of companies in acceleration lab to support innovation in ECEC

Futurebound, a US-based “movement of changemakers” seeking to fuel innovation in child development, and solve the issues of developmental vulnerabilities for children starting school has recently announced the projects which will make up the first cohort in its acceleration lab that supports ventures with a focus on solutions for children under the age of 10.

5 days ago

by Freya Lucas

ARC explores automated decision making – what will it mean for the future of ECEC?

One of the core components in any role in the early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector is decision making. An educators day is governed by scores of decisions both large and small:

8 days ago

by Freya Lucas

UC early childhood students run loose parts pop-up playground for Canberra community

In a bid to embed practical skills into theoretical course work, close to 30 students from the University of Canberra (UC) swapped the classroom for the outdoors recently, to run a loose parts pop-up playground for the local community.

10 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Hey dee ho’s intergenerational adventures

The integration of early childhood and aged care has been prominently shared within the early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector of late, with the popularity of Old People’s Home for Four Year Olds, and a range of research pieces demonstrating the value of connecting the younger and older generations.

11 days ago

by Freya Lucas