Category: Childcare

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...

Upskill training in Australia during COVID-19 with Academia

Thanks to COVID-19 lockdown, you have more time to think about your career. What’s more, you also have more time to think about your skills, and whether or not they’re up-to-scratch for today’s competitive job market. Given the circumstances, it’s easy to be pessimistic. However, it also presents an opportunity to upskill and train! Are you one of the many...

Should you study childcare in Australia? Read on to find out!

Did you know? Our English courses aren’t the only option for international students – all of our courses are open to students from overseas! And that includes our childcare courses in Melbourne and Brisbane. With almost 720,000 foreign students in 2019, there’s been a dramatic 11% increase in international students in Australia studying for roles in all sectors, including childcare....

Want to study childcare in Melbourne? Complete a free TAFE/Vocational course!

Are you planning on transitioning to a new job? Want to make most out of your time while you’re still at home? It’s never too late to learn! Academia’s making it possible to retrain and upskill yourself from the comfort of your own living room. And thanks to Victoria’s Skills First scheme, you can enrol in select TAFE courses for...