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Reprieve for Goodstart Early Learning with Treasurer’s registered charity announcement

Having expressed concern last week about the future viability of its centres in wake of the ECEC relief package announcement, Australia’s largest early childhood education and care (ECEC) provider, Goodstart Early Learning, has welcomed an announcement made by the Federal Treasurer that charities, including Goodstart, will be able to apply for JobKeeper payments for their staff.

1 day ago

by Freya Lucas

Department of Education issues important reminders about session reports and CCS

Although a lot of attention has been placed on occupancy and viability, as well as managing health and safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, there are various functions and features of early childhood education and care (ECEC) business administration that remain, including submitting session reports in an accurate and timely manner, ensuring details are accurate in the child care subsidy (CCS) system, and being aware of newly updated inclusion support program (ISP) guidelines.

5 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Exploring children’s leadership through multiage interactions

Educators at Guardian Childcare & Education Marsfield have been inspired by the leadership demonstrated in their preschool cohort, launching a tailored leadership program for the children that builds on strong sibling relationships, and the eagerness of the children for mixed age grouping.

6 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Goodstart outlines COVID-19 plan to support families, educators and children

With early childhood education and care (ECEC) settings in all Australian states and territories, many in the sector are watching the responses from Goodstart Early Learning to the unfolding COVID-19 pandemic, seeking guidance about the best way forward in a rapidly changing environment.

8 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Celebrations for Binnowee Kindergarten to commemorate 85 years of learning

One of Sydney’s oldest preschools, Binnowee Kindergarten in West Pennant Hills, recently celebrated their 85th birthday, having opened in 1935 and fast becoming an inseparable part of generations of families in the area.

8 days ago

by Freya Lucas