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Why you should consider a career in childcare

Why do you want to work in childcare? Why do you want to work in childcare is a question often asked of successful childcare workers and while their answers are…

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Attachment Theory in Childcare Setting

Understanding attachment theory in childcare can help childcare workers to assist the growth and development of all children in their care. What is attachment theory and how does it relate…

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Childcare Emergency Evacuation Procedures

The value of developing childcare emergency evacuation procedures only becomes truly apparent when an emergency situation occurs. To ensure that carers and children are fully supported in an emergency situation…

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Conflict of Interest in Childcare

A conflict of interest in childcare occurs when a person or the childcare centre itself has an involvement with competing interests. These interests may or may not be of a…

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Childcare room setup ideas

Setting up the physical environment of the childcare setting so that it projects a welcoming inviting atmosphere is crucial in gaining maximum engagement from children. With the right childcare room…

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Friendship Activities for Preschoolers

The Importance of Developing Friendships in Childcare We are social creatures and building social skills is a key skill for preschoolers to obtain. It is really important that preschoolers learn…