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No slowing down for grandparent carers

Grandparent carers are helping families meet the obligations of work and family commitments. They are the unsung heroes, filling a void in the busy lives of parents and in some more extreme cases raising grandchildren by taking over parenting duties.

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Helping children resettle after a day away

While educators work hard to ensure that children’s emotional needs are met through the day, many young children are still developing coping skills and self-regulation. For children the re-engagement with mum or dad at the end of the day is a big event.

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Early years teachers play vital role

Research is showing that early childhood educators are making the overall greatest contribution to a child’s education, and a growing movement is voicing the importance of early years education and the value of highly qualified early years educators.

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How to choose an early learning centre

It’s understandable that families can be anxious about making the right decision about early learning and care for their little ones. Early childhood professional Dr Lesley Jones guides parents on what to look for in a high quality early learning centre.

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Don't leave me! 6 tips for saying goodbye

Separation anxiety usually starts around six months when a child starts to develop a stronger bond with the primary care giver, then peaks around 10 to 18 months and fades after their second birthday. Discover six tips for easing the separation process.

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Funding high quality early learning vital

Much research has shown that creating learning opportunities and socialising opportunities early in life is important for a child's lifelong learning and education, yet European early learning models still have a lot to offer in the Australian context.

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New Child Care Package: info you need

Confused about the new Child Care Subsidy and how it will affect your family? We’ve compiled the most relevant and up-to-date information we could find to answer all of your questions, or point you in the right direction.

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6 ways to support your child’s learning

By sharing their own enthusiasm for learning and facilitating diverse learning experiences and activities, parents are an important factor in children’s overall education. Discover practical things parents can do to support their child's learning journey.

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