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This new edition of the best-selling The Early Childhood Educator for Diploma aligns with CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care and covers all core units and a range of popular electives in conjunction with The Early Childhood Educator for Certificate III 2e.

The text addresses the design and implementation of the curriculum in an education and care service, and links to the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard (NQS).The resource has been fully updated in response to new releases of the training package and changes to industry regulations and practices.


UPDATED! Fully updated content aligns to release 4 of CHC50113
Five new units covered
Chapter length aligns to the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) volume of learning indicators
Links to approved frameworks and the NQS throughout the text
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Product details

  • Mixed media product
  • 210 x 270 x 10mm | 988g
  • McGraw-Hill Education / Australia
  • Australia
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 1760423319
  • 9781760423315
  • 749,301

Table of contents

Part 1 Promoting Wellbeing
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
CHCECE016 Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment for children
CHCECE025 Embed sustainable practices in service operations
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice

Part 2: Fostering Development

CHCECE017 Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood
CHCECE018 Nurture creativity in children
CHCECE020 Establish and implement plans for developing cooperative behaviour
CHCECE021 Implement strategies for the inclusion of children

Part 3: Programming

CHCECE026 Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate care for children
CHCECE023 Analyse information to inform learning
CHCECE024 Design and implement the curriculum to foster children's learning and development
CHCECE022 Promote children's agency

Part 4: Becoming a Leader

CHCECE019 Facilitate compliance in an education and care service
CHCMGT003 Lead the work team
CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice
CHCPOL002 Develop and implement policy
BSBMGT605 Provide leadership across the organisation
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About Mrs Lorraine Walker

Lorraine Walker is an educational consultant, a curriculum and training resource writer, and a trainer and assessor. She holds the qualifications of Master of Education (Leicester University, United Kingdom); Diploma of Teaching (Totley-Thornbridge College of Education, United Kingdom); Certificate IV Training and Assessment TAE40110 (Aspire Education, Melbourne); Advanced Diploma of Management (Hunter Institute of TAFE NSW); and Graduate Certificate in E Learning (, Adelaide Institute of TAFE).

Lorraine has worked for more than 30 years as an educator and manager/CEO of a wide range of education and care services including long day care, preschools and family day care, and as a teacher within both the United Kingdom and Australian school systems (K-Year 6), and as a TAFE and university lecturer.
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