Monthly Archive: January 2013

Jan 31 2013

NAPLAN TESTS GO ONLINE IN 2016

Naplan Tests Online by 2016 In early December Australian state and territory education ministers of the Standing Council on Schools Education and Early Childhood met in Adelaide and agreed there was a strong rational for change to the National Assessment Program, Literacy and Numeracy Naplan Tests. The plan to move the Naplan Tests held in …

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Jan 27 2013

CHILDCARE CENTRE STAFF RATIOS CAUSING LONG WAIT TIME

Childcare Centre Child to Carer Ratio This ratio is generally set by a governing body, what you have to establish when choosing a Childcare Centre for your child is that the centre is providing that ratio. Check they are not sneaking in more children on some days than the required ratio. The ratio is there …

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Jan 22 2013

CHILDCARE CENTRE PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES & PROGRAMS

Childcare Centre Activities A range of balanced programs and activities catering for all ages should be provided for the children to participate in. The children should be given a choice. The programs should be designed to be educational and reflect your child’s individual needs, abilities, interests which will enhance all areas of their development. If …

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Jan 19 2013

CHILDCARE CENTRE POLICIES, MANAGEMENT & STAFF

Childcare Centre Polices. Every Childcare Centre should have written policies and procedures available to parents with information covering all their philosophy, aims and policies that they must adhere to. The policies should cover their educational objectives and how they will be achieved as well as how your child’s individual interests will be met. Check their …

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Jan 19 2013

CHILDCARE CENTRE BEST ENVIRONMENT & DESIGN LAYOUT

Childcare Centre Environment A well managed Childcare Centre should be a stimulating, caring, learning environment where happy children and happy parents lead to a positive relaxed atmosphere to create the best fun, loving, caring and nurturing environment for your child. Childcare Centre Layout Is the layout of the Childcare Centre conducive to allowing a good …

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Jan 07 2013

Technology in Education for Preschool Children

Technology in Education for Preschool Children What is the relationship between technology and the Preschool child? The use of computers and software for early childhood education does raise some issues. These five basic considerations to assure the use of computers and other screen devices will benefit young children. The use of Technology in Education comes …

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Jan 06 2013

Technology in Education – Why We Need Technology in Education

Technology in Education – Why we need Technology in Education This is somewhat a challenge in schools today, with schools taking on board this educational challenge. So why is this so hard to implement? The debated on whether computers will be good or bad for education will make things better or worse. Hopefully if implemented …

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