MCIE Blog

Recognising Signs of Stroke Can Save a Life
Jun
17

In demand jobs in Australia: Employers struggling to fill vacancies

If you are unemployed right now, there is no better time than the present to find work. According to data from SEEK, Australian employers have a record-breaking number of jobs up for grabs. Due to a decrease in seasonal workers and other COVID-19 related factors, employers are struggling to find qualified staff to fill roles [...]
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Jan
16

Winners at 2020 Victorian International Education Awards

MCIE has won the Excellence in International Student Experience award at the prestigious 2020 Victorian International Education Awards, presented by Study Melbourne. This award recognises a Victorian education provider who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in enhancing the experience of international students beyond academic support, or engagement with the Victorian community.   “Supporting the community and [...]
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Nov
28

Considering a career in child care?

If you are considering a career in child care and have a passion for working with children, you will play a vital role in helping shape the dreams and futures of children during their most impressionable and formative years.  Will I be able to get a job? With entry through VET qualifications or traineeship study [...]
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Nov
10

Managing Your Child Care Centre Amidst COVID-19

Last month, the Victorian Government announced the easing of restrictions in Melbourne, enabling early childhood education services to reopen. If you have recently opened your child care centre or are looking to reopen - this guide is for you! “Strong and regular communication between ECEC service providers and parents about the COVIDSafe Plan at the [...]
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Oct
16

Do you want to be a Teacher’s Assistant?

If you are passionate about supporting students to learn and achieve to their best ability by making a positive difference to the young people’s lives, then Education Support is a career you should consider! Education Support staff are an essential part of an education team. They work closely alongside teachers to educate and develop student [...]
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Oct
06

Your centre can receive a 50% rebate on trainee wages

To assist businesses in their recovery from COVID-19, the Australian Government can provide your centre with a wage rebate of up to 50% for every eligible trainee your centre employs.   The Australian Government has announced an additional $1.2 billion to further boost Australian Apprenticeship commencements and encourage employers to take on an Apprentice/Trainee. The [...]
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Sep
25

Demand for aged care workers to rise

COVID-19 has been a particularly testing time for health, aged care, and disability services providers. With the elderly being the most vulnerable, care workers in Australia have been working tirelessly to ensure that older people in care, receive the health care and support they need. The pandemic has been an exceptionally difficult time, putting added [...]
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Sep
03

Recognising Signs of Stroke Can Save a Life

This year, during National Stroke Week, as Australia celebrates ‘everyday Australians who know and can recognise the signs of stroke’, Maryann James of MCIE recounts how a phone call from a dear colleague made her realise that stroke can happen to anyone at any time, and that recognising signs of a stroke at the earliest [...]
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