Self Care and Saying “No” — Nikki Speaks from the Heart

As a human services professional, a social work student (soon to be licensed social worker!) and a human being, self-care is very important. I know there’s been a lot going around about self-care, at least in my circles, but a lot of people don’t necessarily know what it is. As simple as it sounds, self-care […]

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Collaboration, respect and support: Relationships and partnerships with families and communities — We Hear You

This month on We Hear You, ACECQA’s Deputy National Education Leader, Perry Campbell, reflects on his experiences as an educator in the education and care sector and the enduring influence of the unique relationships and partnerships he has formed with families and communities. Collaborative relationships with families and community partnerships are fundamental to achieving quality […]

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‘It takes a village to raise a child’: The role of community – Part 5 — We Hear You

ACECQA’s National Education Leader, Rhonda Livingstone provides insight into National Quality Framework topics of interest. Meaningful engagement and collaboration between education and care community members strengthen quality outcomes for children. Practice that is informed by meaningful engagement with families and/or the community is also one of three themes that need to be demonstrated by services to […]

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‘It takes a village to raise a child’: The role of community – Part 4 — We Hear You

ACECQA’s National Education Leader, Rhonda Livingstone provides insight into National Quality Framework topics of interest. Positive relationships between education and care community members strengthen quality outcomes for children. In the fourth part of our series, we outline some key strategies for developing relationships with your community members. Building relationships with my community Understand the ingredients of […]

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‘It takes a village to raise a child’: The role of community – Part 3 — We Hear You

ACECQA’s National Education Leader, Rhonda Livingstone provides insight into National Quality Framework topics of interest. Earlier in this series, we asked you to consider: Who or what is included in your service community? As this can be a challenging question, part three of the series explores six key questions to help you to identify your community […]

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