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Cassowary Coast FDC educators honoured in Scheme Awards

Two early childhood educators have been recognised for excellence in the 2019 Cassowary Coast Family Day Care Scheme Awards. Georgina Zadelj from Garradunga and Felica Burridge from Innisfail were the winners in the two categories for Educator of the Year.

a day ago

by Freya Lucas

Think shareholders vote to proceed with creation of new incubator using staple structure

At a scheme and general meeting held yesterday shareholders of Think Childcare have agreed to proceed with a proposed scheme of arrangement whereby the equity of Think Childcare (TNK) and a new entity Think Childcare Development (TND) will be stapled together and in effect create two listed Think vehicles that trade together.

a day ago

by Jason Roberts

Big Fat Smile issues digital technology statement to ensure safe engagement with tech

Given society’s increasing reliance on devices of many kinds, early childhood education and care (ECEC) provider, Big Fat Smile, have released a statement outlining their philosophical perspectives, position and beliefs about working alongside families to ensure that children are safely engaging in digital technology in a way that will enhance their skills in play, problem-solving, lateral thinking, and learning.

a day ago

by Freya Lucas

Volunteer Day is a great time to say thank you, Playgroup Australia says

To mark International Volunteer Day on 5 December, Playgroup Australia has paid tribute to the thousands of volunteers “who work tirelessly to ensure that their local playgroup is a place of welcome and play for families with children aged under five”.

2 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Goodstart announces an end to public holiday charging in ECEC sector first

Goodstart Early Learning, the largest provider of early childhood education and care (ECEC) in Australia will no longer charge families on public holidays, ending a long-standing sector practice for large providers in what has been termed “a win for the nation’s parents.”

2 days ago

by Freya Lucas