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Quarter Century milestone for MercyCare ECEC employee

Christine Cohen recently reached a significant milestone as an employee of MercyCare Early Learning Centres, celebrating 26 years of service in 2020, having joined the provider in 1994 as an Administration Officer.

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by Freya Lucas

The emotional toll of COVID-19 among early childhood educators

Despite school closures (re)occurring around the world as a way to slow the spread of COVID-19, early childhood education and care (ECEC) providers in Australia have been encouraged to keep their doors open since the start of the crisis.

4 days

by Freya Lucas

Tehan pays tribute to challenges ECEC has faced during Early Learning Matters week

Early childhood educators should be proud of the way they have risen to the challenges posed by COVID-19 and a shifting policy landscape, while continuing to make a real difference in the lives of children and their families, Federal Minister for Education Dan Tehan has said, acknowledging the importance of early learning and those who work within in during Early Learning Matters week.

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by Freya Lucas

Y NSW wants to see more men considering OSHC careers following COVID-19 job losses

In celebrating OSHC Educators' Day, held yesterday, 29 July, the Y NSW encouraged more men to consider a career as an outside school hours care (OSHC) educator or leader, saying with many people unemployed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, working as an educator could be ”a job many men may not have considered before”.

2 weeks

by Freya Lucas

Ombudsman reminds small ECEC businesses of super amnesty deadline 7 September

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell has reminded all small businesses, including those operating in early childhood education and care (ECEC) that they have until 7 September 2020, to declare any errors in superannuation payments to staff without facing harsh penalties.

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by Freya Lucas

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