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Apprentices to get more support through text message check ins

Apprentices and trainees in New South Wales will receive support from the NSW Government with the state-wide roll-out of a ‘text for success’ program designed to help them stay in training.

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by Freya Lucas

Professional learning partnership boosts quality in NSW

A professional learning partnership between ACECQA and the NSW Department of Education is supporting services to support the ongoing quality improvement of eligible children’s education and care services in NSW rated as Working Towards the National Quality Standard (NQS) and/or with identified compliance support needs.

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by Freya Lucas

Cullunghutti Aboriginal Child and Family Centre partners with TAFE NSW

Nowra’s Cullunghutti Aboriginal Child and Family Centre has entered into a partnership with TAFE NSW to help provide career pathways for Aboriginal early childhood educators.

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by Freya Lucas

Opportunities for aspiring ECTs to condense 3 years into 2 and fast track graduation

Diploma-qualified early childhood educators who are keen to take the next step in their careers and undertake study for a Bachelor of Early Childhood Education are being sought by Victoria University (VU), which is partnering with the Victorian State Government to offer up to 300 diploma-qualified kindergarten and early childhood educators the opportunity to complete a fully-funded in a condensed timing model.

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by Freya Lucas

Chasing joy - we know good play is contagious, researchers want to know why

The early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector is at a crossroads. Various forces including COVID-19, the evolution of the vocational training landscape, and the persistent struggle for wage-based recognition for early childhood professionals has led to workforce shortages at levels previously unseen, just as demand for ECEC peaks.

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by Freya Lucas

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