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Client Spotlight - Garfield St Preschool

 

Topics: Child care centre challenges Managing finances National Quality Standard (NQS) CCS childcare software,

For The Love Of...

After 15 years as an IT consultant I wanted control of my destiny. I always loved the challenge of problem solving and helping people overcome obstacles. But I discovered I cared even more about people than I do IT. Then Childcare allowed me to have all of this.

Topics: National Quality Standard (NQS) CCS childcare software,

An unbiased guide to choosing your next CCS software

A major CCS software provider recently published a national survey of the childcare industry. Not surprisingly the section on software concludes that it’s software is the most awesome. Big surprise. However I discovered one statistic I do agree with – roughly one third of childcare centres changed their software due to poor or inadequate support. I’d say more than half of Smart Centrals customers came to us for the same reason. And stayed.

Topics: Child care centre challenges National Quality Standard (NQS) CCS childcare, childcare software,

Do we still need to debate vaccination?


Topics: Child care services challenges

Child Care Subsidy 2018 : Transitioning

In July 2018 there will be significant changes to the way the Federal government funds child care in Australia.  In this blog I will try to tackle the changes affecting TRANSITIONING.

Topics: Child care services challenges

Happy New Year !

Police were called to a day care centre where a 3 year old was resisting a rest :)

Child Care Subsidy 2018 : Statements

In July 2018 there will be significant changes to the way the Federal government funds child care in Australia. The details are still being sorted out and may change but I am getting asked a lot of questions by Child Care centres so I thought I would share what I understand at this point. In this blog I will try to tackle the changes affecting STATEMENTS.

Topics: Child care services challenges

Child Care Subsidy 2018 : Attendances

In July 2018 there will be significant changes to the way the Federal government funds child care in Australia. The details are still being sorted out and may change but I am getting asked a lot of questions by Child Care centres so I thought I would share what I understand at this point. In this blog I will try to tackle the changes affecting Attendances.

Topics: Child care services challenges

Child Care Subsidy 2018 : Enrolments

In July 2018 there will be significant changes to the way the Federal government funds child care in Australia. The details are still being sorted out and may change but I am getting asked a lot of questions by Child Care centres so I thought I would share what I understand at this point. In this blog I will try to tackle the changes affecting Enrolments.

Topics: Child care services challenges

Change is a coming

In July 2018 there will be significant changes to the way the Federal government funds child care in Australia. The hope is that this will improve the accessibility of child care for many families. The reality may be a lot higher adminstrative burden for the services.

Topics: Child care services challenges