Category: Childcare

4 reasons childcare is more vital to the community than ever before

There’s never been a better time to enrol in a childcare course in Brisbane. With dual-income households increasing in Australia, more and more parents are relying on high-quality childcare services to help look after their young children. The key takeaway? Childcare is an industry primed for growth, which means more jobs and opportunities for childcare workers! After the year we’ve...

3 ways the rising cost of childcare in Australia affects studying childcare

If you’re excited to begin a career as an early childhood educator, you’re probably doing a lot of reading into things like: Which childcare courses in Melbourne are best for you Career pathways you might be able to explore in the future The current industry outlook And while doing your reading, you’ve probably stumbled upon the fact that the cost...

What do aged care and childcare have in common?

Most people would assume there’s a big difference between childcare and aged care services. Perhaps this is because of the age gap and the type of care that workers are expected to provide to both demographics. They wouldn’t be wrong – however, it’s also a little simplistic, and overlooks the fact that there are actually a surprising number of commonalities...

5 childhood development theories childcare workers should know

Childcare is a very hands-on profession – however, that’s not all there is to it. It’s also one that involves a lot of theoretical learning. That’s because you’re more than just a babysitter – childcare workers play a vital role in shaping young lives. Just ask any parent and they’ll all tell you that even the subtlest things in childhood...

5 crucial skills that are common to both parenting AND childcare

Parenting’s tough – and in a way, it’s something that’s almost impossible to prepare for! Unlike many other things in your life (or your career), there’s no class named “how to be a good parent”, no guidebook to tell you what to do and oh-so-many conflicting ideas about what’s “wrong” and “right”. Luckily, we’re here to help. We know what...