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The Greater Importance of Early Childhood Education

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Get closer to PR with Workforce Skills Pathway

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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 [...]

5 reasons why child care is a great career choice

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Where can a career in early childhood education take you?

Early childhood care and education is one of the fastest growing industries in Victoria. Find out from our expert in the field what it takes to become a professional childcare educator as she takes us through the rewards and challenges of working with children.   Maryann James is the MCIE Head of Department for Early [...]

Diploma to Degree pathway

The new MCIE pathway program with Victoria University for the Bachelor of Early Childhood Education Melbourne City Institute of Education (MCIE) is excited to introduce our latest pathways program with Victoria University. This opportunity enables eligible MCIE Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care graduates direct entry into the second year of the Bachelor of [...]

New subsidised kindergarten initiative for three-year olds will open doors for more teaching jobs

Doors opening for jobs caring for three-year old children through the Government initiative for subsidised places in kindergarten.


The Greater Importance of Early Childhood Education

Parents send their children to school in the hopes giving them a path to a bright future. One project from the United States provided this academic boost for preschool students in order to prepare them to transition into elementary school. There are researches that say that the kickstart for pre-schoolers to have that academic advantage […]