Victorian small businesses eligible for mental health plan support to beat COVID stress

Victorian small businesses, including those operating in an early childhood education and care (ECEC) context, are now eligible for help in planning for business continuity and preparing for recovery, via a free practical guide to creating a mental health plan in response to coronavirus (COVID-19).

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by Freya Lucas

Early learners in Tasmania given support to ‘bounce back to learning’

The Tasmanian Government is supporting students in the early years to ‘Bounce Back to Learning at School’ after learning at home due to COVID-19 pandemic, with the help of early learning educators who will work in partnership with teachers to identify learner needs, provide resources and tailored learning opportunities.

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by Freya Lucas

Pandemic is not the time to cut back on professional development, UNSW says

Smart leaders will continue to invest in their people, and set money aside for professional development, even in times of “deficit and economic crisis”, an expert in organisational behaviour and human resource management from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) has said.

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by Freya Lucas

KU Children’s Services CEO Christine Legg to join Vinnies CEO Sleepout

Christine Legg, CEO of KU Children’s Services, will join hundreds of CEOs, business owners and community and government leaders in sleeping outdoors on one of the longest and coldest nights of the year to raise funds for the St Vincent de Paul Society.

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by Freya Lucas

‘Possum skin pedagogy’ developer, Dr Sue Margaret Lopez Atkinson, honoured in 2020 Queen’s Birthday List

Dr Sue Margaret Lopez Atkinson, the developer of Possum Skin Pedagogy: A guide for Early Childhood Practitioners and a co-founder of Aboriginal education consultancy Yarn Strong Sista has been awarded the Member of the Order of Australia for significant service to early childhood education, and to the indigenous community.

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by Jason Roberts

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