childcare

Product Reviews

Kimochis Poster Review

We were recently sent a pack of Kimochis Feelings Posters. As someone who used to be an Early Years Educator I think the poster (and all the little plush toys that can go along with it) is a lovely resource for teaching children about feelings, and to help children identify…

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ChildCare

Understanding Gender Role Stereotypes as a Developmental Milestone

A friend recently shared this image on Facebook. At first I thought it was somehow a joke - surely this isn’t real? Surely her 3 year old child wasn’t assessed in childcare as a pass/fail (well, “Met/Developing”) for her knowledge of gender stereotypes. Or at the very least an outdated…

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ChildCare

Choosing a Career in Child Care

When you envision life as a child care provider, you likely have a very specific picture in mind. But child care providers work in a wide variety of settings, and the job options available to child specialists are as diverse as the child care providers themselves are! Good child care…

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ChildCare

Early Childhood Educators Shortage

Childcare and Nanny Agencies have to recruiting early childhood educators from overseas to meet childcare needs in Australia. As reported by News.com.au, Michael Crosby, from the Childcare union United Voice said “Educators are leaving at the rate of 180 every week. They love the work, but they cannot afford to…

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ChildCare

Fair Work Australia to Review Childcare Wages

United Voice, the union which represents childcare working, has lodged a complaint with Fair Work Australia to increase early childhood educators wages by $10 an hour.

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