November 8, 2022 -

Educational Leader Allowance

OOSH Services can confidently apply the Educational Leader Allowance on a pro-rata basis, following written advice from Fair Work.  Our members may recall Network communicating the following when the determination was published: “Where a permanent employee is working on a part-time basis as Educational Leader...
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October 28, 2022 -

Educators Sharing Passion Projects

As part of sharing stories about practice we would love to hear about the activities you do with kids that adds to the quality of your service. Please email us your stories, with pictures, of your passion projects and quality practices or fill out the...
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October 28, 2022 - ,

Members Meet

Tuesday 1 November 10am The meeting will include a presentation by Anthony Futia, Dept of Education, to discuss recent policy changes. As well as hearing from the Dept, hear from your peak body on the work we have been undertaking and also learn from and share quality practices with...
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October 14, 2022 -

Make the OOSH Voice Heard

  Childcare and Economic Opportunity Fund The NSW Government is establishing the New Affordable and Accessible Childcare and Economic Participation Fund which will allocate $5 billion over 10 years to “target known barriers to families accessing quality, affordable early childhood education and care.” Survey data will shape...
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October 4, 2022 -

Advertise with Us

Can you help us? Do you know any supporters/suppliers  of the School Age Sector in NSW who you use and think would like to advertise in the Network 2023 Diary? Please share this flyer with them or contact the Network team with any suggestions please. Download the Flyer

September 29, 2022 -

PARS Playwork Practice 2

PARS Playwork Practice Network is excited to be able to offer this course to OOSH Educators in term four. PARS training is now taking off all over the world and OOSH Educators who undertake this training will be part of a worldwide movement! Having this...
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September 23, 2022 - ,

Knowing your Constitution: Provisions for Wind-up/Dissolution

For Incorporated Associations (which includes almost all parent-managed OOSH services) your Constitution sets out how the assets of your Association are divided in the event of the wind-up of the Association. This is relevant for all parent/community run OOSHs regardless of location. While parent-managed OOSHs...
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September 7, 2022 -

Network stands with our colleagues in the Early Learning Sector

Network of Community Activities stands with our colleagues in the Early Learning Sector striking today over pay and conditions for Educators. “United Workers Union members are calling for the new Federal Government to urgently outline a plan and timeline to deliver on 3 key priorities:...
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September 2, 2022 -

New Educational Leader Allowance

Important News New Educational Leader Allowance Payable from 1 November 2022 On 31 August 2022 the Fair Work Commission formally decided to insert a new Educational Leader Allowance into the Children’s Services Award, effective 1 November 2022. From this date, an annual allowance of $4022.05...
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September 1, 2022 - ,

2 Year Extensions to Licences

Network is pleased to bring you an update regarding the 2 year licence extensions for OOSH providers on public school sites whose licences commenced prior to 1 August 2022. Network has met with representatives from School Infrastructure. As part of this meeting we secured clarity...
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