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Office of Children’s Guardian – Child Safe e-learning package

Many Educators will have attended some form of “Child Safe Organisation” training…Ongoing child safe training is important for services, as highlighted by the recent Royal Commission. Take a look at this FREE e-learning training package that Educators can work through. Once completed, Educators download a certificate, which is great evidence for A&R. Topics online covered in the.
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$20 Million Funding Consultations

The NSW Government is also undertaking a number of consultations based in areas with high demand for places… This was following independent research identifying ten Sydney metropolitan “hotspots” areas where the number of available places in Before and After School Care is inadequate in meeting growing demand. Network Survey Thanks to all the services that responded to.
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$20 Million Fund

Funding still available for providers of OOSH services for up to $30,000 to expand or establish new services. Not for profit services not located in schools is also a recent addition to the selection criteria. Previously they had to be located in a school. The funding can be used for a range of items including.
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Video Watch – Reportable Conduct Scheme

Take time out to share this important video with Management & Educators.. It is designed to inform Educators about the Reportable Conduct Scheme. Services are encouraged to use it as part of their induction and training processes. It is full of useful information including the Deputy Ombudsman gives an overview of the reportable conduct scheme and.
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Health Promotion Resource for OOSH centres across NSW

The ‘Eat Smart Play Smart Manual’ has recently been updated! This resource was developed by the Heart Foundation NSW Division and updated with support from the NSW Office of Preventive Health & Network of Community Activities The Eat Smart Play Smart manual is designed to help Out of School Hours Care (OSHC) centres to provide healthy.
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