DESE confirms Presser - GAP waivers allowed in 'stay at home' LGAs

Today's email from the federal government's Department of Education, Skills and Employment confirms limited gap fee waiving in affected local government areas. 

Topics: Child care centre challenges CCS

Childcare Subsidy 20-21 EOFY Reconciliation

In case you missed, it CCS have advised that the end of financial year reconciliation period for 20-21 will end on 8th August this year. Make sure all your attendances for the financial year just gone are finalised (that includes submissions and variations if needed) before that date.  Access the Att Summary from the main service menu in Smart Central. Other software providers may have something similar (if you're lucky 😜). 

Topics: Child care centre challenges Child care services challenges

Leading teams in times of rapid change - suggestions for ECEC leaders

Change is inevitable, regardless of the sector or industry it occurs in. In the early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector in particular, change can be driven at a higher level by legislative and political changes, at a service level through changes in leadership or ownership, and at a micro level as team members' life circumstances change, and as people leave and join the organisation. 

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