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Lockdown ideas with young children

Lockdown ideas with young children

Monday, July 19, 2021

Whether you’re an educator or a parent or both, it’s likely that you will agree that young children and lockdown aren’t an ideal pairing. While ...

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Seasonal Affective Disorder in the elderly community

Seasonal Affective Disorder in the elderly community

Sunday, July 18, 2021

For some people the seasons have a greater impact that simply preferring one to the others. In fact, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) means that the ...

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COVID-19 Update – Supporting you through your learning

COVID-19 Update – Supporting you through your learning

Friday, July 16, 2021

This communication is to provide our learners with an update on Selmar Institute of Education’s plan for managing your learning journey now and ...

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Skilling to make a difference in an essential sector

Skilling to make a difference in an essential sector

Monday, July 12, 2021

When you embark on aged care qualifications, you are not just training to get a job — you are training to make a difference. The impact quality aged...

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How to find a high quality online course

How to find a high quality online course

When researching online early childhood education courses, it can be confusing to know what to look for. It’s important to realise that while course...

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Supporting your team to upgrade aged care qualifications

Supporting your team to upgrade aged care qualifications

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

It is said that any organisation can only be as good the people within it, and this certainly includes organisations in the aged care sector. A high-q...

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Combatting loneliness in aged care

Combatting loneliness in aged care

Monday, June 28, 2021

For many elderly people living in residential care facilities or at home alone, loneliness can be overwhelming. In fact, the Royal Commission into Age...

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What makes a great leader in early childhood education?

What makes a great leader in early childhood education?

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

The word ‘leadership’ gets used a lot across workplaces in a range of sectors. Undeniably, leadership is essential for an organisation to thrive, ...

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Improving staff recruitment in aged care

Improving staff recruitment in aged care

Thursday, June 17, 2021

The need for staff to fill the increasing number of aged care jobs across Australia continues to grow with the demand for aged care services. It’s n...

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Languishing – the mental health ‘in-between’ of the pandemic

Languishing – the mental health ‘in-between’ of the pandemic

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Over the last year many have experienced the pandemic and post-pandemic blues. People have reported feeling “in limbo”, “drained” or even just...

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Tax time savings for learners

Tax time savings for learners

Sunday, June 6, 2021

Did you know that learners can be eligible to make study-related expense claims at tax time? With the end of financial year for the 2020/21 period nea...

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Educator wellbeing and imitation in early childhood

Educator wellbeing and imitation in early childhood

Friday, June 4, 2021

From as young as babies, human beings love to imitate. Copying clapping, waving, facial expressions and the sounds we make are just the beginning. Chi...

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Strengthening relationships in aged care

Strengthening relationships in aged care

Thursday, June 3, 2021

Living in residential care should be a space that feels like a community. To build a strong and happy community, a focus on strong relationships is es...

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Dementia advocacy within the aged care sector

Dementia advocacy within the aged care sector

Friday, May 28, 2021

Living with dementia is a reality for an estimated half a million Australians. While the exact number of people with dementia is unknown, what we do k...

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National Reconciliation Week 2021

National Reconciliation Week 2021

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

More than a word, Reconciliation takes action – Reconciliation Australia’s theme for 2021. National Reconciliation Week is a time for all Aust...

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Building connections through education

Building connections through education

Monday, May 24, 2021

Working in the early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector offers many rewarding career pathways. It provides the opportunity for individuals to ...

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Find the job you want

Find the job you want

Sunday, May 23, 2021

You’ve gained the qualifications you need, you’ve completed the required training or practical placement, and are now ready to begin an ex...

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Using social media to promote your aged care facility

Using social media to promote your aged care facility

Monday, May 17, 2021

Engaging with your community, marketing your services and creating awareness around your brand is crucial to the success of any business, including ag...

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Federal budget to boost early childhood sector growth

Federal budget to boost early childhood sector growth

The federal government plans to negotiate a new funding agreement of $1.6 billion to “support continued universal access to at least 15 hours of pre...

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Social media tips for your centre

Social media tips for your centre

Sunday, May 16, 2021

If you’re looking for a way to engage with your community, market your childcare service and increase the awareness of your brand and values, social...

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Federal budget reveals more aged care training

Federal budget reveals more aged care training

Friday, May 14, 2021

The recent Federal Budget revealed a $500 million expansion of the government’s Job Trainer program, with opportunity to train a further 33,800 aged...

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Advance your career: Danielle’s experience

Advance your career: Danielle’s experience

Finding a career that is fulfilling and enjoyable is what most of us strive for. Once we have found that career, it’s also nice to know what might c...

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Create an effective activity plan for your early learning centre

Create an effective activity plan for your early learning centre

Thursday, May 13, 2021

For early childhood educators, giving children every opportunity to thrive in life is their priority. Early learning centres are committed to developi...

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Career change: From hairdressing to early childhood education

Career change: From hairdressing to early childhood education

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

The idea of what we might be when we ‘grow up’ is one that we begin considering from a young age. In reality, most people will have many career ch...

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Upskilling, reskilling, and enhancing the aged care workforce

Upskilling, reskilling, and enhancing the aged care workforce

Shaping a sector to reach its full potential requires a balance of factors. The sector itself needs to be underpinned by thoughtful policies and fundi...

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The ultimate guide to a career in early childhood education and care

The ultimate guide to a career in early childhood education and care

Friday, May 7, 2021

Deciding which career path to take can be both exciting and scary. After all, you want to make sure you are making the right decision for you! If you ...

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Support with experience: Short Courses Manager

Support with experience: Short Courses Manager

Training, supporting and guiding people who are new to a sector or upskilling within a sector requires the knowledge and skills that come with experie...

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Your guide to a career in aged care

Your guide to a career in aged care

Sunday, May 2, 2021

The aged care sector needs dedicated individuals to help shape the future of care. We need to ensure our elderly citizens are looked after with the co...

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The importance of a quality training provider

The importance of a quality training provider

Friday, April 30, 2021

Having a highly skilled team for your workplace is essential. After all, your employees are the lifeblood of your organisation. The better their train...

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Discover a career in Leisure and Health

Discover a career in Leisure and Health

There are many avenues for upskilling in an aged care career. One pathway well worth considering is upskilling with a Certificate IV in Leisure and He...

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