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Top 10: Unusual school bans

Top 10: Unusual school bans | Early Childhood Professionals | Scoop.it

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Helen Edwards's curator insight, November 4, 2013 5:17 PM
It's sad that some of these things have been banned.
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Why are children so obsessed with super heroes? - Parentdish UK

Why are children so obsessed with super heroes? - Parentdish UK | Early Childhood Professionals | Scoop.it
Should parents worry when children want to play super heroes or are these games a rite of passage?

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Late Coalition policy seeks to reduce childcare staff numbers

Late Coalition policy seeks to reduce childcare staff numbers | Early Childhood Professionals | Scoop.it
A Coalition government would seek to slow or abandon requirements for childcare centres to lift staff to child ratios and employ more highly qualified workers.
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Former Adelaide Thinker in Residence Professor Carla Rinaldi says we should rename kindy, childcare as school

Former Adelaide Thinker in Residence Professor Carla Rinaldi says we should rename kindy, childcare as school | Early Childhood Professionals | Scoop.it
ALL places where children learn - including kindergartens and childcare centres - should be renamed and recognised as schools, a new report recommends.
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would early childhood educators be recognised as teachers then?

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How to Use Pinterest to Create an Awesome Resume That Stands Out

How to Use Pinterest to Create an Awesome Resume That Stands Out | Early Childhood Professionals | Scoop.it
f you decide to use Pinterest as a resume or portfolio tool, you have two options: create a board or whole account to showcase your skills. If you create a board, it will be one URL and one stream with all of your resume/portfolio items. If you have enough items that pulling them into one stream could be too cluttered, you could create a dedicated Pinterest account with several boards to organize your items into. What your best option is will depend on your profession and experience level.

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Gav Morris's curator insight, September 27, 2013 1:32 AM

Now this will appeal to some of us as a use...

flea palmer's curator insight, September 27, 2013 6:46 AM

I've already done this myself. It's great as you can add a description and a link to each 'pin'. Good tips in this post.

Darleana McHenry's curator insight, October 4, 2013 5:58 PM

I don't know how to use pininterst to promote education but I am learning.

 

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Abbott’s attack on unions

Abbott’s attack on unions | Early Childhood Professionals | Scoop.it
The Coalition intends to abandon $1.5 billion of union-linked wage increases for up to 350,000 workers in aged and childcare as one of its first acts of government, in a clear signal of its intent to reduce the influence of the union movement in...
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Professional Wages for professionals needed to ensure quality early childhood eduation 

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