• NAIDOC Week 2020 8-15 November: How will you celebrate?

    November 9, 2020

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    By Karla, CAECE Senior Trainer & Assessor

  • Shout it out LOUD...if you are an Early Childhood Extraordinaire!

    September 2, 2020

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    By Karla, CAECE Senior Trainer & Assessor

  • Look Who's Talking and Look Who's Listening!

    July 8, 2020

    Those who know me well will probably say I love to have a chat, and this is true! Many children we work with try to talk to us too but are not understood correctly.

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    By Karla, CAECE Senior Trainer & Assessor

  • Study Tips and Tricks

    June 24, 2020

    So you have decided to study, this is a massive step in your life and may lead to stronger employment outcomes, promotion, higher pay and what I believe is the most important thing is, a deep understanding of why you do what you do.

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    By Mandy, CAECE Training Operations Manager

  • Stop! I don't like it.

    June 17, 2020

    One of the many phrases I hear again and again is the encouragement from educators supporting children's interactions and social development reminding children to 'use their words' and let their friends know that they don't like what someone is doing and it often sounds like 'stop, I don't like it'.

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    By Kellie, CAECE Trainer & Assessor

  • Study Habits and Time Management Strategies 101

    June 10, 2020

    I will be the first to admit that I thrive on Professional Development and regularly seek out opportunities for continuous learning.

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    By Jo, CAECE Trainer & Assessor

  • 1, 2, 3 Eyes On Me!!

    June 3, 2020

    Group time, circle time, mat time or storytime is a daily event in most early learning services. It is a time for reflection, connection, intentional teaching, and a good old story or two!

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    By Sonja, CAECE Trainer & Assessor

  • Reasons Why We Should Nurture and Respect Younger Educators

    May 25, 2020

    During my time in the fabulous sector of Early Childhood Education and Care, there has been one recurring issue that I have been hearing about. It is the way our fresh, new trainees or the youngest of young educators are perceived by older more experienced staff.

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    By Karla, CAECE Senior Trainer & Assessor

  • 3 Ways to Maintain Connections While Distance Learning

    May 14, 2020

    During the COVID-19 virus lockdown, there was a sense of worry and panic about how I would be able to connect with students and keep relationships strong, healthy, and functioning in such a difficult time. When out doing workplace visits, I had ample time and opportunity to sit with Directors and students to converse and make connections. Getting to know their needs while at the same time understanding them as individuals, my concern with COVID-19 lockdown, was that I would find it hard and that these relationships might not survive in this time and with less face to face communication.

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    By Lauren, CAECE Trainer & Assessor