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Regulation changes for FDC kick in 1 July: Qualifications

Family Day Care educators (excluding those in West and South Australia) have until 1 July 2024 to complete their Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care in order to remain compliant.

2024-06-25 08:21:37

by Freya Lucas

ECEC Provider in Focus: Growing Minds Family Day Care

Growing Minds Family Day Care is a Family Day Care (FDC) provider based in the Northern Territory. Dragonfly Play and Learn is a long day care (LDC) service provider which operates under the same provider approval.

2024-06-21 09:35:46

by Freya Lucas

Family Day Care Capability Trial officially launches

The Australian Government has officially launched the Family Day Care Capability Trial (‘the Trial’), with Family Day Care Australia (FDCA) being appointed as the successful tenderer of the two year trial program.

2024-06-19 09:20:35

by Freya Lucas

2024 Excellence in Family Day Care Awards: Nominations now open

Nominations for the 2024 Family Day Care Australia (FDCA) Excellence in Family Day Care Awards are now officially open.

2024-06-05 08:42:37

by Freya Lucas

Exploratory play: MTA’s top sensory toys for 2024

In early childhood pedagogy, sensory play encourages learning through exploration, curiosity, problem-solving and creativity. Playing with sensory toys engages sensory pathways that access strong and lasting parts of memory, enhancing learning and growth. Tactile, auditory or visual, the many benefits of sensory play include cognitive development, language and communication, social and emotional development, physical skills and creativity.

2024-06-04 00:40:59

by Freya Lucas

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