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Nominations now open for 2021 Education and Care Awards Gala in the ACT

Nominations are open for the awards component of 2021 Education and Care Awards Gala, announced earlier this week by the ACT branch of Early Childhood Australia.

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by Freya Lucas

Playing IT Safe portal shows educators how children can learn online safety through play

In May 2020 the Alanah and Madeline Foundation launched Playing IT Safe, a joint initiative of the Foundation, the Australian Federal Police and the Office of the eSafety Commissioner. The Playing IT Safe web portal is freely available for early childhood educators and parents to support children’s learning about digital technology and online safety through play.

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by Freya Lucas

New OSHC videos created to inspire environments, partnerships and program planning

The Community Child Care Association (CCC) has collaborated with the Victorian Department of Education and Training to create a series of three videos showcasing best practice in outside school hours care (OSHC) covering environments, partnerships with families, and program planning.

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by Freya Lucas

Goodstart Early Learning wins National Safety Award

Goodstart Early Learning’s response o the challenges presented to early childhood services by the COVID-19 pandemic has been recognised in the Australian Workplace Health and Safety Awards, with the early childhood education and care provider securing a win in the Large Enterprise Health and Safety Excellence Award category.

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by Freya Lucas

August marks ‘Hats On’ season in the ACT despite cooler weather

The beginning of August marks the start of ‘Hats On’ season for primary schools and early childhood services in the ACT, despite the cooler weather persisting, in recognition of the fact that ultraviolet (UV) levels begin to rise above three in August.

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by Freya Lucas

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