Studying your Diploma in Childcare? Here are some great tips to manage stress

If you’re training as a childcare professional and studying the Diploma in Childcare, adjusting to academic life can be a bit of a leap. This is especially difficult if you haven’t attended formal education for a number of years! It’s not uncommon for hopeful childcare educators to experience frantic study sessions and the stress that [...]

2018-03-20T10:09:49+00:00March 28th, 2018|Childcare, Studying|

Study childcare to learn how to encourage inclusivity in children

While it’s easy to read the paper and feel like you are reading nothing but bad news, see nothing but bad news, one positive trend you might have noticed is the increasingly proactive measures being taken to promote inclusion across all different aspects of society. And childcare is no exception - a child is a [...]

2018-03-15T02:23:32+00:00March 16th, 2018|Childcare, Studying|

Want to study childcare? 5 tips for balancing study and family

Picture it: you’re eager to get into the childcare industry. You have the perfect temperament to work with young children. You’re passionate about kids, and the idea of shaping young lives excites you. There’s just one major thought in your mind: you can’t fathom how you’re going to fit studying childcare into your already-busy life! [...]

2018-03-14T23:34:22+00:00March 13th, 2018|Childcare, Studying|

Study Certificate 3 in childcare to find out how children learn through play

Did you know that a young child has an attention span of between 8-10 minutes? In an early childcare setting, one of the most important aspects we must remember is how children think and learn. For childcare educators, that means developing activities and routines that work around these shorter attention spans. Here at Southern Solutions, [...]

2018-02-20T22:36:48+00:00February 9th, 2018|Childcare, Studying|

Nearly finished studying childcare? Tips on writing a resume for a new job

“Put your best foot forward” is one piece of advice that we often hear when we are applying for a job. Making a good impression is indeed a vital, often game changing part of the job application process in any industry, including childcare. When it comes to landing the childcare job of your dreams, you [...]

2018-01-19T03:53:54+00:00January 31st, 2018|Childcare, Studying|

Study your Certificate 3 in childcare to learn how children’s fine motor skills develop

Every aspect of child’s development is important, and as a child grows, it’s critical to address each part of the development. One of the many aspects you will focus on when you study childcare is a child’ development of their fine motor skills. In addition to parents, child care educators play significant roles in the [...]

2018-02-20T22:34:18+00:00January 24th, 2018|Childcare, Studying|

Study childcare to learn five of the most important lessons children teach us

“A child can teach an adult three things: to be happy for no reason, to always be busy with something, and to know how to demand with all his might that which he desires.” Paulo Coelho Children have their own ways of teaching us about lessons we never thought we’d learn from someone as young [...]

2018-01-15T00:22:57+00:00January 15th, 2018|Childcare, Studying|

Study childcare to learn how to improve gross motor skills in early childhood

Early childhood is one of the most important stages of an individual’s development, with much of the vital groundwork for a healthy and functional adult laid in the earliest stages of development. In the past, we’ve blogged about how early childhood sets the tone for an individual’s adult life. That means preparing them for the [...]

2018-11-22T03:06:53+00:00December 20th, 2017|Childcare, Studying|

Questions your chosen childcare course provider must be able to answer

Is childcare right for me? Anyone with a passion for children and education can study childcare! Childcare is one of the most rewarding careers, as you will be playing such an important role during a child’s early and most influential years. Are you a recent school leaver? If you’ve recently graduated from high school (or [...]

2017-10-10T05:25:03+00:00June 27th, 2017|Studying|

Transfer to Southern Solutions to complete your childcare course today!

Recently there has been some worrying news about two major Australian training centres that have entered administration and as a result, have closed down. These closures happened alarmingly quickly, leaving thousands of students in limbo, wondering what they can do (and what steps they should take) to continue their studies. Transfer to Southern Solutions [...]

2017-10-10T00:46:43+00:00June 13th, 2017|Studying|