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Crafting your work to increase job satisfaction

Not everyone enjoys their job. It might be because of the nature of the tasks involved, issues with co-workers or a negative attitude towards having to go to work in the first place. But the reality is that not all unhappy employees can quit and land the perfect job.

4 weeks

by Freya Lucas

The educator’s guide to negotiating like a pro - get the raise, conditions and room that you want

Early childhood educators and early childhood teachers (ECTs) have never been more in demand. The workforce shortage in the early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector is well publicised, and as more and more educators “vote with their feet” the ones that remain become increasingly valuable to employers.

2 months

by Freya Lucas

Fantastic things are happening in Victoria - is 2022 your year to make the move?

Early childhood educators and teachers across the country are looking back on the year that was. The COVID-19 pandemic has left many reflecting on what’s truly important in life, and placing a renewed focus on the ever elusive “work/life balance.”

6 months

by Freya Lucas

Fair Work Commission ratifies increase in ECT award pay rates

The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has confirmed its decision to increase the Educational Services (Teachers) Award 2020 pay rates in response to an eight year long action by the Independent Education Union (IEU) of Australia’s NSW/ACT Branch.

7 months

by Freya Lucas

Vic educators now eligible for second cohort in fast-tracked ECT qualification

Applications are now open for Diploma-qualified educators in Victoria who wish to become early childhood teachers (ECTs) as part of a ‘fast-tracked’ university course designed to meet the need for more teachers in the early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector.

9 months

by Freya Lucas

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