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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

ECTs named in resilient occupations list post of Australia’s post COVID-19 workforce

Research recently published by the National Skills Commission (NSC) into the shape of Australia’s workforce as we emerge from COVID-19 has shown that early childhood teachers (ECTs) will continue to be in demand, and more so than early childhood education and care (ECEC) managers or educators as Australia’s workforce emerges from COVID-19.

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by Freya Lucas

New tool from La Trobe helps educators to find a flow state, sense of relaxed alertness

Using insights gained from research in education, psychology and interactive visualisation, researchers from La Trobe University have created Nuro, an online portal which may support early childhood education and care (ECEC) professionals to manage the complexities of their role.

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by Freya Lucas

Goodstart CEO announces Marlene van Vuuren as NSW/ACT Goodstarter of Year 2020

Marlene van Vuuren, Centre Director at Goodstart St Leonards was announced as the winner of the Goodstarter of the Year Award for New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory late last year.

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by Freya Lucas

A changing of the guard in Margaret River, as founding coordinator moves on

The Margaret River Community Centre will face 2021 under new leadership, after colleagues, friends, parents and children gathered together late in 2020 to celebrate the retirement of founding coordinator Lynda Green.

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by Freya Lucas

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