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LDCPDP Funding: Use it or Lose it!

By | 2017-05-19T11:17:16+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Categories: Child NEWS|

LDCPDP: Use it or Lose it! 30th June is fast approaching and that will mark the end of the LDCPDP funding.  What does this mean for your Service? It means that if you haven’t yet spent your allocation of funds, you will need to repay it back to the Government. YES, you read that right; you [...]

e-Child Times March 2017

By | 2017-05-04T12:14:36+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|Categories: e-Child TIMES|

Welcome to the March 2017 edition of e-Child Times. The latest edition of our e-newsletter is now available for download. We are pleased to present this edition of our e-newsletter which is packed full of entertaining articles and it also provides a snapshot of some of the activities that we have been involved in over the last [...]

W.A Events Schedule Jan-July 2017

By | 2017-05-18T10:54:57+00:00 February 14th, 2017|Categories: Child NEWS|

Our NEW 2017 Events Schedule is out NOW! With Learning Labs, Forums, Webinars,  Educational Leader Development Series and so much more, there really is something for everyone looking for quality Professional Development opportunities. Check it out today and don’t forget to use your LDCPDP if you have funding available. Download a copy  

N.T PD Calendar Jan-July 2017

By | 2017-05-04T12:12:34+00:00 January 1st, 2017|Categories: Child NEWS|

N.T 2017 Professional Development Calendar out NOW! This calendar provides an overview of scheduled professional development and National Quality Framework (NQF) activities delivered by Child Australia, the NT Department of Education and others throughout the Northern Territory. In addition, there are ongoing opportunities for consultancies and customised professional development to build your service’s capacity to provide [...]

e-Child Times December 2016

By | 2017-05-04T12:16:08+00:00 December 1st, 2016|Categories: e-Child TIMES|

Welcome to the December edition of e-Child Times. This is our last edition for the year and I am sure like me, you are looking forward to a break over the Christmas holidays that are almost upon us. 2016 saw the end of the Professional Support Coordinator (PSC) Program and with it the Government subsidised professional development for the ECEC sector. [...]

e-Child Times October 2016

By | 2017-05-04T12:16:24+00:00 October 1st, 2016|Categories: e-Child TIMES|

Welcome to the October edition of e-Child Times. It is hard to believe that we are approaching the end of the year, and I couldn’t possibly think about Christmas but there still a full schedule of activities and events on the calendar yet to come. Just one that I want to mention is the upcoming Forum Collaborating in Complexity that Child Australia [...]

e-Child Times September 2016

By | 2017-05-04T12:16:33+00:00 September 1st, 2016|Categories: e-Child TIMES|

Welcome to the September edition of e-Child Times. I have always been amazed at the pressure that we put ourselves under to achieve great outcomes for children. The sector seems to attract many “self-sacrificing” people who want to make a difference; giving their all to educate children. Amongst the complex environment that is childrens services, people related issues continue to [...]

e-Child Times August 2016

By | 2017-05-04T12:16:41+00:00 August 1st, 2016|Categories: e-Child TIMES|

Welcome to the August edition of e-Child Times. This month’s edition explores the notion of leadership from a range of perspectives. We know from all the evidence the important connection between leadership and quality in early learning settings. I have always subscribed to the notion that leadership is not simply conferred on a person, as in a formal [...]

e-Child Times June 2016

By | 2017-05-04T12:16:46+00:00 June 1st, 2016|Categories: e-Child TIMES|

Welcome to the June edition of e-Child Times. Welcome to the June edition of the e-child TIMES. With election fever in the air, it is a good time to remind all sides of politics of the importance of leadership in early childhood learning and development. Child Australia advocates for children on many levels; including publications like this, and across a [...]