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Opportunity awaits: high job demand in aged care

Opportunity awaits: high job demand in aged care

Monday, September 19, 2022

The Labor Jobs and Skills Summit took place in early September 2022, with employment, training and in-demand roles taking centre stage. Projections fr...

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Understanding the latest ECEC National Workforce Census results

Understanding the latest ECEC National Workforce Census results

At a moment when early childhood education and care faces distinct challenges and ongoing staff crises, the insights provided by the latest National W...

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Make the most of high job demand in early childhood education

Make the most of high job demand in early childhood education

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

With Labor’s Jobs and Skills Summit taking place earlier this month, the spotlight is on employment, training and in-demand roles. Government projec...

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New career pathways into leisure and health

New career pathways into leisure and health

Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Putting people at the heart of aged care means empowering elderly Australians with the tools and opportunities to live rich and fulfilling lives. If y...

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Reminiscence therapy – unique support for the elderly

Reminiscence therapy – unique support for the elderly

Monday, August 22, 2022

You’ve heard that phrase the mind is a muscle, right? Thinking about the mind as a muscle means understanding that it is flexible and needs regular ...

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More than one pathway to a meaningful career

More than one pathway to a meaningful career

Monday, August 15, 2022

Having a meaningful career and doing fulfilling work is a goal for many of us. Maybe you’ve set your sights on a role where you’ll have a direct i...

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Do I have the skills to work in aged care or early childhood?

Do I have the skills to work in aged care or early childhood?

Monday, August 8, 2022

No matter what stage you’re at, changing careers or deciding on a new job involves many questions. If you’re considering a career in aged care or ...

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The importance of friendship and companionship for the elderly community

The importance of friendship and companionship for the elderly community

Friday, July 22, 2022

July 30 is International Day of Friendship and a happy reminder of the value of friendship and companionship in all our lives, especially for the elde...

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Workforce Solutions: Meet our learners

Workforce Solutions: Meet our learners

Friday, July 15, 2022

We’ve been talking a lot lately about our Workforce Solutions initiative, designed to alleviate staffing issues and develop retention strategies acr...

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Ten ways to teach children about cold and flu etiquette

Ten ways to teach children about cold and flu etiquette

Thursday, July 14, 2022

It’s the middle of winter, which means we’re deep into cold and flu season. We all know how dismal it can get at home, in early learning centres a...

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Which aged care training delivery mode suits you?

Which aged care training delivery mode suits you?

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Striking the balance between work and studying is an area of concern for many learners. However, while getting this balance right may seem like a chal...

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Choosing a delivery mode to suit your early childhood studies

Choosing a delivery mode to suit your early childhood studies

When planning your studies, one of the main concerns is how to strike a balance between study and work while still leaving time for your personal life...

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Digital literacy for effective work online

Digital literacy for effective work online

Thursday, July 7, 2022

Digital literacy is a form of literacy in the digital age that involves having the skills and ability to utilise digital technologies and the internet...

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Mentoring: fostering strong relationships between learners and trainers

Mentoring: fostering strong relationships between learners and trainers

Monday, July 4, 2022

We’ve all had mentors in different stages of learning – from early caregivers and educators to that teacher in high school who made a huge differe...

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Transferable skills for a meaningful career change

Transferable skills for a meaningful career change

A career change can be a great way to shake things up, find inspiration and discover a new road to meaningful work. Changing careers is a pretty natur...

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Get the best of both worlds when you study with Selmar

Get the best of both worlds when you study with Selmar

Thursday, June 23, 2022

The pandemic has been tough on learners, with most of our courses transitioning to online delivery. While online learning works for some people, other...

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Start your career in aged care with a traineeship

Start your career in aged care with a traineeship

Monday, June 20, 2022

Aged care is a rewarding sector in which you’ll have the opportunity to make a meaningful difference in people’s lives. The pandemic has highlight...

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Aged care jobs: Home care vs Residential

Aged care jobs: Home care vs Residential

The growing aged care sector offers the opportunity to be a part of a workforce with the vital role of supporting individuals as they grow older. Ever...

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Workforce solutions: Supporting new educators entering early childhood education and care

Workforce solutions: Supporting new educators entering early childhood education and care

Friday, June 17, 2022

Early childhood education and  care has been faced with a complex series of challenges since the onset of the pandemic. Staff shortages, restrictions...

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How to refresh your study space

How to refresh your study space

Whether studying from home was always your goal, or you ended up doing a course online because of COVID, having a space in your home where you can do ...

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How Selmar partners with Employment Service Providers to support services

How Selmar partners with Employment Service Providers to support services

Friday, June 10, 2022

Across the early childhood education sector and the aged care sector, demand for services is continuing to rise. However, the workforces in these sect...

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Gain the skills you need for a leadership role

Gain the skills you need for a leadership role

A good leader brings people together in the workplace and supports them to create a shared vision. As we continue to adapt and grow in response to cha...

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Support your business by working with an RTO

Support your business by working with an RTO

Monday, May 30, 2022

Early childhood education and care is a growing sector with an important job to do. As the sector expands so too does the demand for educators with th...

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Caregiver burnout: prevention and recovery

Caregiver burnout: prevention and recovery

Monday, May 23, 2022

The aged care sector is no stranger to burnout. While we may not always be able to avoid burnout, there are many ways in which to prevent it from taki...

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What makes a Selmar graduate?

What makes a Selmar graduate?

Thursday, May 19, 2022

At Selmar we’re proud of the success of our graduates. In our aged care courses we give learners the skills and training they need not just to succe...

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Workforce solutions for the aged care sector

Workforce solutions for the aged care sector

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

In this article we’ll take you through all the ways we can work with your business to find strategic workforce solutions. Our aim, as always, is to ...

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Advantages of classroom-based learning

Advantages of classroom-based learning

Friday, May 6, 2022

As society continues to open up, many people and institutions are returning to face-to-face learning. While at Selmar we understand there are many adv...

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A career path with rewarding opportunities – Learner experience

A career path with rewarding opportunities – Learner experience

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Everyone has their own reasons for studying early childhood education and their own ideal outcomes from their training. For Selmar graduate Maria Mitr...

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Selmar’s ECEC Online Community Hubs

Selmar’s ECEC Online Community Hubs

Care and compassion are two vital ingredients for the world we want to help create. Continually working towards shaping an education offering that cen...

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Jobs Victoria Fund – everything you need to know

Jobs Victoria Fund – everything you need to know

Monday, April 18, 2022

Under the Jobs Victoria Fund, wage subsidies of up to $20,000 per employee are available to support businesses to support their staff. The scheme has ...

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