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Roxby Downs Early Childhood Project trains locals to beat ECEC staffing shortages

The Roxby Downs Early Childhood Project, funded by BHP and provided by Uni Hub Spencer Gulf in collaboration with Central Queensland University, is taking a hands-on approach to providing desperately needed early childhood staff in the outback community.

2024-07-24 08:52:47

by Freya Lucas

Paid practicum placements now a reality for ECEC following Aly’s announcement

Early childhood education and care professionals who need to complete practicum (prac) placements as part of their qualification will now be able to access payment during their placement period as well as funding to support access specialist professional development, Minister for Early Childhood Education Dr Anne Aly announced yesterday.

2024-07-24 08:42:26

by Freya Lucas

$28 million TAFE Centre of Excellence to be built to advance ECEC training

A TAFE Centre of Excellence in Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) will be built at TAFE SA’s Adelaide metropolitan campus.

2024-07-24 08:38:57

by Freya Lucas

Paid parental leave expands by two weeks in the lead up to 2026 target

The Australian Government’s Paid Parental Leave scheme has been expanded by two weeks, with parents (from 1 July 2024) now able to receive 22 weeks of Paid Parental Leave, up from 20 weeks previously.

2024-07-23 10:12:35

by Freya Lucas

Tasmanian Government outlines $5 million Early Years Workforce Fund

The Tasmanian Government has outlined its $5 million Early Years Workforce Development Fund, part of its 2030 Strong Plan for Tasmania’s Future.

2024-07-23 09:58:43

by Freya Lucas

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