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The importance of penalty rates to our health workforce

The importance of penalty rates to our health workforce | Children Family and Community | Scoop.it
This report highlights the importance of penalty rates to the health of patients, the incomes of nurses, midwives and aged care workers and local economies around Australia.
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Majority of Australians believe in climate change, CSIRO report finds

Majority of Australians believe in climate change, CSIRO report finds | Children Family and Community | Scoop.it
Three quarters of Australians believe climate change is happening, but conservative voters are more likely to believe it is a natural phenomenon.
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LiveWires Forum - Early Childhood Australia

LiveWires Forum - Early Childhood Australia | Children Family and Community | Scoop.it
Brought to you in partnership with Digital technologies and interactive media are transforming our personal and professional lives. The same tools are transforming how we plan for and integrate technology and media into early childhood programs. Be part of this exclusive event that brings together educators, leaders and latest thinking. 1 fabulous day in 3 great locations with Dr Chip Donohue …
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Global Issues - Social Justice Poverty Aid and Development - Caritas Australia

Global Issues - Social Justice Poverty Aid and Development - Caritas Australia | Children Family and Community | Scoop.it
Understand the issues that underpin human development and impact on poverty.
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This image shows the future of climate modeling

This image shows the future of climate modeling | Children Family and Community | Scoop.it
The future of climate modeling is taking a lesson from Van Gogh's paintings, and using a dose of extra technicolor for good measure.
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RightsEd: Australia as a nation – race, rights and immigration | Australian Human Rights Commission

RightsEd: Australia as a nation – race, rights and immigration | Australian Human Rights Commission | Children Family and Community | Scoop.it
Australia as a nation – race, rights and immigration is a unit of work that explores Australia’s development as a nation throughout the 20th Century with a particular focus on the changing experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, migrants, refugees and asylum seekers. In this unit, students have the opportunity to develop their understanding of the impacts of racism and discrimination, investigate the racist and anti-racist actions of citizens and governments, and learn about the lives of ethnic and cultural minorities in Australia.
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How to communicate effectively at work - Daily Genius

How to communicate effectively at work - Daily Genius | Children Family and Community | Scoop.it
Communicating with people in your office isn’t quite the same as communicating with your friends via text message, email, or in person. Yes, it is the same general idea – you’re speaking or typing – but once you’re in the workplace (even if it is just a virtual workplace), the rules change a bit. This […]
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Theories of Early Childhood: Maria Montessori, Erik Erikson, Jean Piaget, and Lev Vygotsky - TouroSGOTTESMAN

Theories of Early Childhood: Maria Montessori, Erik Erikson, Jean Piaget, and Lev Vygotsky - TouroSGOTTESMAN | Children Family and Community | Scoop.it
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Before Minecraft, The Blocks Were Made Of Wood

Before Minecraft, The Blocks Were Made Of Wood | Children Family and Community | Scoop.it
Don't call it a comeback: Blocks have been here for more than 100 years. Studies have shown they can help build language and cognition skills — and even help teach math.
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Are Alzheimer’s and diabetes the same disease?

Are Alzheimer’s and diabetes the same disease? | Children Family and Community | Scoop.it
People with type 2 diabetes often have memory problems. That may be a result of Alzheimer's-like brain changes – changes which can be reversed in rats
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Theories of Early Childhood: Maria Montessori, Erik Erikson, Jean Piaget, and Lev Vygotsky - TouroSGOTTESMAN

Theories of Early Childhood: Maria Montessori, Erik Erikson, Jean Piaget, and Lev Vygotsky - TouroSGOTTESMAN | Children Family and Community | Scoop.it
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Catholics & the Process of Reconciliation - Australian Catholic Social Justice Council

Catholics & the Process of Reconciliation - Australian Catholic Social Justice Council | Children Family and Community | Scoop.it
The relationship between indigenous and non-indigenous Australians has been wounded by injustice and misunderstanding. The relationship needs healing so...
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Sustainable from the Bottom Up Green Material Guide #infographic

Sustainable from the Bottom Up Green Material Guide #infographic | Children Family and Community | Scoop.it
Building a new home from scratch is a great opportunity to customize your space and bring your design ideas to fruition. But the often overlooked benefit is that you can use green building materials to build a more eco-friendly home. These days we have the advantage of knowing which materials are most environmentally friendly. Read on to make use of them – whether you’re renovating or building from scratch!
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Apps that help you go green or even greener -- AppAdvice

Apps that help you go green or even greener -- AppAdvice | Children Family and Community | Scoop.it
Do your part to make the world a little better with these go green apps.
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Scary Video: "Arctic ice age, 1987-2014"

Scary Video: "Arctic ice age, 1987-2014" | Children Family and Community | Scoop.it
The federal government has just released this scary video: Decades ago, the majority of the Arctic's winter ice pack was made up of thick, perennial ice. Today, very old ice is extremely rare. This...
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What are Interpersonal Skills? | Skills You Need

We use interpersonal skills everyday to communicate and interact with others. Develop your interpersonal skills and enjoy better relationships at work and home.
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Remember to Set Up Your Gadgets with Energy Saving Features Turned On

Remember to Set Up Your Gadgets with Energy Saving Features Turned On | Children Family and Community | Scoop.it
There are a lot of ways to save energy, but some of the easiest ones are right in your electronics' settings. When you get new gadgets, remember to set them to save energy when you first configure them.
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Basic Theories and Principles of Child Development | familychildcareacademy.com

Basic Theories and Principles of Child Development | familychildcareacademy.com | Children Family and Community | Scoop.it
Basic Theories and Principles of Child Development
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