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Next round of Commonwealth Scholarships support regional ECEC study

Young Australians living in 10 selected regional areas who are wishing to study early childhood education and care, along with many other qualifications, are now able to apply for a Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualifications scholarship.

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by Freya Lucas

Blink and you'll miss it: what the budget did for working mums

Working mothers get something in the budget, but not much, and not for long.

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by Freya Lucas

Vic Government announces incentives for Regional Kinder teachers with $510,000 boost

The Victorian Government is offering financial incentives to attract more early childhood teachers to regional areas as the rollout of Three-Year-Old Kindergarten continues in 2021, with Victorian Minister for Early Childhood Education Ingrid Stitt this morning announcing an additional $510,000 to boost early childhood incentives and to achieve parity, with incentives to attract “hard-to-staff” positions.

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by Freya Lucas

Pandemic leave disaster payment now available for Queenslanders

Queenslanders who need to self isolate, or who are in quarantine as a result of COVID-19 can now access support via a $1,500 Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment.

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by Freya Lucas

American study to explore ECEC workplace support of planning time

While a lot of attention is paid to the work that early childhood educators do directly with children, the tasks away from the children ‘can be just as essential’ to children’s learning and development, leading an American researcher to explore workplace support of planning/non-contact time.

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by Freya Lucas

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