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Darryl Winder

Recent Posts by Darryl Winder:

When it comes to feeling cared for, what do team members REALLY want?

It’s no secret that Australia’s early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector is undergoing many changes and challenges, with one of the most difficult being attracting and retaining high quality educators and leaders to not only meet ratio requirements, but to support services and children to grow and thrive. 

Topics: Child care centre challenges

With a New Year comes changes and a reset.......

With many early childhood education and care (ECEC) programs now well and truly underway for 2022, it’s the perfect time to take a moment and think about what your team hopes to achieve this year. 

Topics: Child care centre challenges childcare,

Making the most of Inclusion Support to assist educators and children

Educators and teams working with children with additional support needs in Australia are supported to address access and participation barriers and support the inclusion of children with additional needs with their typically developing peers through the Inclusion Support Program (ISP).

Topics: Child care centre challenges Inclusion Support

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. 

Topics: Child care centre challenges Child care services challenges

Client Spotlight: Quantin Binnah Community Centre

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Topics: Child care services challenges CCS

Client Spotlight: Crayons Kindy

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Topics: Insider Child care centre challenges CCS childcare,

Client Spotlight: Yogie's Playhouse

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Smart Central: Innovation On The Go in 2020

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