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How Can Early Childhood Services Be Culturally Inclusive During Reconciliation Week - Blog Image

How Can Early Childhood Services Be Culturally Inclusive During Reconciliation Week

  • Adrian Grundy
  • Thursday, May 28, 2020

Reconciliation Week can be a very scary topic for many educators to explore as we are all very conscious that we don't want to offend or show disrespect in any way. With this in mind I wanted to give some guidance on Cultural Diversity and the important role it plays in childcare....Read Article

4 Way To Celebrate Parents Day In Your Centre - Blog Image

4 Way To Celebrate Parents Day In Your Centre

  • Adrian Grundy
  • Thursday, May 28, 2020

Yes, You heard right! This is a real holiday! :) Parents' Day is celebrated every year on the fourth Sunday of July. Here is 4 Way To Celebrate Parents Day In Your Centre....Read Article

Our TOP 4 Tips for celebrating Reconciliation Week in Childcare Centres.  - Blog Image

Our TOP 4 Tips for celebrating Reconciliation Week in Childcare Centres.

  • Adrian Grundy
  • Wednesday, May 27, 2020

As we explore Reconciliation Week it's important for us to recognise that culture is central to a child’s individuality, identity and sense of belonging and success in lifelong learning. To support the identity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and to enhance the knowledge of non-Indigenous children, early childhood services should pay attention to the cultural identity of the Aboriginal community in which they are situated. The Early Years Learning Framework ask educators to build upon children’s understandings of diversity, specifically Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures....Read Article

National Sorry Day 2020 - Blog Image

National Sorry Day 2020

  • Adrian Grundy
  • Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Culture is central to a child’s individuality, identity and sense of belonging and success in lifelong learning. Teaching our children about the Stolen Generations and the effect that it had and still has on Aboriginal and Torres Strait peoples is important content for all Australian children....Read Article

The Importance of Showing Gratitude in the Workplace.  - Blog Image

The Importance of Showing Gratitude in the Workplace.

  • Adrian Grundy
  • Sunday, July 14, 2019

Are you a glass half empty or glass half full kinda person? Focusing on the good—the things for which you are grateful—is scientifically proven to help fill your glass. What’s more, sharing your gratitude with others helps fill their proverbial glasses and even perpetuates the cycle of gratefulness. Don’t limit your gratitude to your private life. By feeling and expressing your appreciation at work you will help make your workplace a positive environment....Read Article

Im Outta Here !  How to resign the right way  - Blog Image

Im Outta Here ! How to resign the right way

  • Adrian Grundy
  • Thursday, March 28, 2019

Let me start this blog by saying as an employee, there are two times when you are remembered most clearly. When you start a new job and when you leave it! With this in mind it is vital that you know the importance of resigning in the right way not only to ensure you leave with your personal brand in tact but also you get the entitlements that are rightly owed to you and a glowing reference for future potential employers....Read Article

Why play-based learning is all we need in the early years - Blog Image

Why play-based learning is all we need in the early years

  • Adrian Grundy
  • Monday, March 18, 2019

An insightful read from Murdock Recruitments own Childcare Centres Operations Manager Garrett Kett into why he believes play-based learning is all we need in the Early Years. Garrett is a Bachelor Qualified Early Years Professional with 10 + years experience across New Zealand and Australia. Garrett is now the Operations Manager for The Murdock Group of Childcare Centres in Western Australia and a passionate advocate for the Early Years Sector....Read Article

Top 10 Resume Writing Tips From An Expert - Blog Image

Top 10 Resume Writing Tips From An Expert

  • Adrian Grundy
  • Thursday, March 14, 2019

Ever wondered why no one is calling you back after you submit your resume to job adverts? Did you know within approximately 6 seconds a potential employer or recruiter would have scanned, screened and scrutinised your resume and decided if they are meeting you or not? I know I know I hear you now saying thats not fair, well unfortunately life just isn't fair....Read Article