Hey, can you sign in for me? The hidden cost of ‘buddy punching’ to ECEC employers

Buddy punching - at first glance, this American terminology sounds vaguely sinister, and conjures up images of inappropriate conduct when taken in an employment environment.

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by Freya Lucas

South Australian Regulatory Authority issues advice on OSHC for preschool children

The Education Standards Board (ESB), which serves as the South Australian Regulatory Authority for the early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector, has outlined advice and considerations for those services who include preschool aged children in outside school hours care (OSHC) programs.

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by Freya Lucas

ECEC services work together to ensure the safety of a child who scaled a fence

Educators from two separate early childhood services have worked collaboratively to ensure the safety and wellbeing of a young boy who absconded from an early learning environment and walked to a nearby park.

1 week

by Freya Lucas

Attention ECEC VET providers: data provision requirements change from 1 March

As a result of legislative changes made to include the new National Vocational Education and Training Regulator (Data Provision Requirements) Instrument 2020, providers of vocational education and training (VET) in the early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector will need to meet additional requirements come 1 March 2021.

2 weeks

by Freya Lucas

Canberra childcare centres found breaching work health and safety protocols

Nine childcare centres were found to have breached work health and safety protocols in November and December, local news source has reported.

1 month

by Freya Lucas

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