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After COVID-19, resilience and empathy will be vital for leaders, global survey says

A global survey of over 1,700 professionals has found a shift in the qualities employees are looking for in managers in the wake of the pandemic. Resilience, empathy, cultural communication and cultural intelligence are some of the qualities that have become more important for leaders since the COVID-19 crisis began.

10 hours

by Freya Lucas

The role of mentoring in leading a new team through COVID-19 - one manager’s story

Moving into a new leadership role can be a challenging time in the life of a manager. Moving to a new role while also starting a new life interstate even more so. Imagine moving to a new leadership role, in a new state, and starting just a week and a half before Australia implemented serious “lock down” measures to combat COVID-19, which were swiftly followed by fundamental changes to the way in which the early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector is funded…

2 weeks

by Freya Lucas

AHRC welcomes new National Children’s Commissioner Anne Hollonds

The Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has announced that current Director of the Australian Institute of Family Studies, Ms Anne Hollonds, will commence in the role of National Children’s Commissioner, effective 2 November 2020.

2 weeks

by Freya Lucas

Guardian broadens leadership team with new key senior executive appointments

Guardian Childcare and Education has confirmed the appointment of five new senior leaders who have joined the executive leadership team as part of a broader strategy to position the organisation at the forefront of early education and care in Australia.

3 weeks

by Jason Roberts

Useful, sensitive, authentic - RMIT gives advice on communicating during a pandemic

Now perhaps more than ever before early childhood education and care (ECEC) services have a sharpened focus on their communication with families who are facing stressful decisions, economic pressures, and the need to support their children through a global pandemic.

3 weeks

by Freya Lucas

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