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PLUM HATS to help identify hearing and speech problems in First Nations children

New tools are available to those working in the early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector to help identify hearing and speech problems early in young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.

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by Freya Lucas

COVID related stress support trial to be conducted for Victorian ECEC services

Staff members and leaders in Victorian early childhood education and care (ECEC) services who are experiencing workplace stress and anxiety as a result of COVID-19 are being invited to join the WorkSafe Wellbeing Support Trial to access free confidential support.

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by Freya Lucas

NSW launches new JobTrainer Agreement, providing 108,000 free/low-fee training places

The New South Wales Government will inject an additional $318 million into the NSW Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector, boosted by $159.28 million from the Commonwealth Government under the new NSW JobTrainer Agreement.

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by Freya Lucas

FDC educator banned from practicing for 12 months, sent to anger management training

A family day care (FDC) educator has been directed to undertake anger management classes by the Queensland Regulatory Authority, the Department of Education, Early Childhood Education and Care following a breach of sections 166(4) and 167(3) of the Education and Care Services National Law, Offence to use inappropriate discipline and Offence relating to the protection of children from harm and hazard.

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by Freya Lucas

Federation Uni thanks ECEC sector for supporting the essential workers of tomorrow

Education providers across Victoria have gone to significant lengths to ensure Federation University students could complete their placements during 2020, Vice Chancellor and President of Federation University Australia Professor Duncan Bentley has said, thanking them for their role in offering student placements to future educators in order to give them “the vital skills they will carry throughout their careers.”

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by Freya Lucas

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