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NQS 1 - Educational Program and Practice

2024 Planner and Calendar of Events and Special Dates for Early Childhood Educators and Teachers in Australia

Looking for an awesome planner and calendar to ace your program planning in 2024? Look no more! Introducing the Edutribe calendar and planner, inspired by charming children’s book illustrations. We’ve…

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4 Common Mistakes You Should Avoid in Your Reflective Practice

Reflective practice does not need to be difficult or overwhelming. However, there are quite common mistakes, you’d rather be aware of to be able to avoid them. Critical reflection is…

7 Essential Activities To Create Positive Well-being – Tips For Early Childhood Educators

While there is a lot of information on what it takes to keep our bodies healthy, there is not as much focus on what we need to keep our minds…

8 Inspiring TED Talks For Early Childhood Educators

Ted Talks can be motivating and informing. Here is a list of 8 inspiring TED talks specifically for Early Childhood Educators. The brightest minds in their industries share their insights,…

Bank of Questions for Reflective Practice

As we mentioned in our free webinar on Critical Reflection, having a bank of questions is very helpful in your reflective practice. We collected questions you can ask yourself or working…

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Bathroom and Nappy Change Cleaning Guide Poster

Bathroom and Nappy Change Cleaning Guide

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Child Safety and Wellbeing Policy

2024 Child Safety and Wellbeing Policy

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Cleaning Colour Guide Poster

Cleaning Colour Guide

Critical Reflection for Early Childhood Educators

Critical Reflection – Webinar for Early Childhood Educators with Elsa Norvill We asked Elsa Norvill, a Learning and Development Specialist, to answer our hottest questions about Critical Reflection and received…

Cultivating a Growth Mindset: A Guide for Early Childhood Educators

Early childhood educators are the architects of young minds, shaping the foundation for lifetime of learning. While teaching children to love learning, it can be easy to lose sight of…

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Dealing With Spills Guide Poster

Dealing With Spills Guide

Do you know how much value you add to the Australian economy?

Attention to Early Childhood Educators and teachers, if you have ever questioned the importance of your work, read on! More than 50 years of international research has shown that investment…

Educational Leader – 5 First Actions in the Role

If you just started a new role as an Educational Leader, you might wonder: Where do I start? What are my first actions? Let’s break it down into some specific…

Educational Leader Team Meetings Guide

For Educational Leaders it’s essential to meet with other educators and staff to discuss matters related to teaching, learning and child wellbeing. And certainly, you want to have meetings that…

Educational Leadership Session 1 Being a Leader

How to be an Educational Leader Session 1

Educational Leadership Session 2 Know Your Role

How to be an Educational Leader Session 2

Educational Leadership Session 3 Supporting Educators

How to be an Educational Leader Session 3

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Effective Environment Cleaning Guide Poster

Effective Environment Cleaning Guide

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Excursion Policy

Excursions Policy

EYLF Documentation Synonyms

Whether we write reports, observations, fill in a Reflective Journal or do any other type of EYLF documentation, it is handy to have a good list of descriptive words. Please feel free…

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Food Safety and Nutrition Policy

Food Safety and Nutrition Policy

FREE Online Professional Development Programs for Early Childhood Educators

If you are interested in free online professional development courses, workshops and webinars for Early Childhood Educators this is the right place to look at! We would like to share…

From Crayons to Canvas: Unleashing Potential through Creative Expression in Early Years Education

With grateful thanks to the One Tree Community Services Family Information Support & Help program.

How Different Reggio, Montessori and Steiner Mythologies for Early Learning Teachers

What is different in Reggio, Montessori and Steiner mythologies for an early learning teacher? Let’s look at different aspects of all three approaches. Teacher Role A Montessori educator is seen…

How Often Should Educators Be Reflecting?

How often should we be reflecting? This’s one of the most common questions we come across about Critical Reflection. Is once a week or once a month enough? That’s why,…

How To Be An Educational Leader | Part 1 – Being a Leader

The Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) describes educational leaders as “agents of change”. Many educational leaders receive two to four hours non-contact time a week due to…

How To Be An Educational Leader | Part 2 – Knowing Your Role

The Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) states the role of an educational leader is to collaborate with educators. Written by Karri Hillier, CEO at One Tree Community…

How To Be An Educational Leader | Part 3 – Supporting Educators

A reminder that the Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) states the role of an educational leader is to support educators. Written by Karri Hillier, CEO at One…

How to Make Difficult Conversations Easier

One of the more difficult tasks in the workplace is talking to someone about an issue that is causing concern. It does not matter if you are a line manager…

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Injury Incident Trauma and Illness Policy

Injury Incident Trauma and Illness Policy

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Interactions with Children Policy

Interactions with Children Policy

Learning Story Template

Learning Story Template

Look What I Can Do Now (Summative Assessment)

Look What You Can Do Now Template

Mandatory Reporting – Video

Me and My Family Template

Me and My Family Template

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Nappy Change and Toileting Record

Nappy Change and Toileting Record

Nappy Change Poster

Nappy Poster

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Nappy Changing Demonstration Video

Observation Template

Observation Template

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Physical Environment Policy

Physical Environment Policy

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Poisonous Plants Reference Guide

Poisonous Plants Reference Guide

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Positive Behaviour Support Policy

Positive Behaviour Support Policy

Reflective Practice for Early Childhood Educators

If you have questions about reflective practice, using a reflective journal and would like to learn how to reflect meaningfully, this article is for you. REFLECTIVE PRACTICE FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD…

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Risk Management – Video

Room Program or Project Plan

Room Program or Project Plan Template

Safe Sleep Guide Poster

Safe-Sleeping-Guide

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Safe Transportation of Children Policy

Safe Transportation of Children Policy

Skill Building: Respectful Communication

With grateful thanks to the One Tree Family Information Support & Help program

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Sleep and Rest For Children Policy

2024 Sleep and Rest For Children Policy

Staff Arrangements Policy

Staff Arrangements Policy

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Staff Dispute and Grievance Policy

Staff Dispute and Grievance Policy

Strategies to Manage Aggressive Behaviour in Your Class

Surprisingly, aggressive behaviours can be common when children come together in group settings and don’t yet know how to solve problems. What is aggressive behaviour? Hitting, kicking, slapping, scratching, throwing…

NQS 1 - Educational Program and Practice

Supervision – Part 1 On the floor – Video

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Supervision – Part 2 Documentation – Video

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Supervision of Children Policy

2024 Supervision of Children Policy

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Toileting and Nappy Changing Policy

Toileting and Nappy Changing Policy