AUSKey is on its way out – are you prepared for what happens next?

AUSKey, the gateway tool that supports many functions of early childhood education and care (ECEC) administration, including the New South Wales-based Early Childhood Contract Management System (ECCMS) and the Federal Department of Education and Training Inclusion Support Programme, will be replaced in March 2020.

3 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Managers need to make work more motivating and engaging, Curtin researchers say

Those leading and managing a variety of teams, including teams working in early childhood education and care (ECEC), play an important role in motivating their employees at work, researchers from Curtin University have found.

15 days ago

by Freya Lucas

The effective management of team members – Recruiting, rewarding and retaining

Successful centres are those who recognise the effective management of human resources as fundamental to their longevity, and thus focus their energy on ensuring staff are suitably qualified, have relevant experience and are able to maintain high levels of performance.

a month ago

by Katarzyna Wieczorek-Ghisso

Affinity Education Head of People and Culture wins HR Director of the Year Award

Linda Carroll, Head of People and Culture at Affinity Education has won the main Award category of HR Director of the Year at the 2019 Australian Human Resources Awards.

a month ago

by Jason Roberts

For school readiness, parents want confident, mature children with pre-reading skills

A national survey of Australian parents with children aged two to twelve years of age has found that parents believe social and verbal confidence, emotional maturity, and some degree of pre-reading skills are the top three things a child needs to be successful and ready for school.

2 months ago

by Freya Lucas