Category Archives: Professional Development

With Great Qualifications Come Great Opportunities – In Great States!

Victoria Kool Kids Training College – now training in Victoria! KKTC is now training in Victoria Under 3rd Party Agreement with Wodonga Institute of TAFE. – RTO: 3097. Talking this week about this exciting development, College Manager Sam Hendry said “Victoria has always been on our radar. We have many clients in the northern states who have been … Continue reading

5 Steps to Retaining Great Employees

They’re invaluable, aren’t they? Great employees I mean. Particularly in the early learning environment. It’s critical to retain great staff in our industry because kids need stability. They bond with their carers and get upset when they leave. Unfortunately, we’re in an industry that tends to have high staff turnover. But if you can change … Continue reading

7 Reasons to Invest in Staff Training and Development

It’s an easy mistake to make. Skimping on staff training, I mean. But it causes a lot of problems. It can result in poor staff performance, not to mention guilt. You know what I mean. That horrible feeling of self-recrimination. The remorse that comes from knowing we’re at least a little to blame for a … Continue reading

How To Make Sure Your Early Learning Centre Stands Out From The Crowd

Running an early learning centre can be tough. In an ideal world, you’d hang out your shingle and be inundated with loyal families, clamouring for your services. But the reality is somewhat different, isn’t it? We all know there are lots of centres out there competing for families. And we know that they vary in … Continue reading

How To Build A Childcare Team You Can Be Proud Of

  A successful team is a group of many hands and one mind. ~ Bill Bethel Many organisations are trying to do more with less by relying on the efficiency of teams. That means that teamwork is more important than ever, and it’s critical that teams work well together. Failures in teamwork have caused serious workplace … Continue reading