Practical safety and first-aid tips to teach children
Providing children with basic safety & first-aid tips is essential to prepare them for emergencies and how to help others in need.
How outdoor play enhances early years development
Outdoor play offers many benefits during a child’s early years of development. It improves their motor skills, physical health, and social skills.
Playground’s new Messenger feature brings educators and parents even closer
Playground Messenger provides educators and parents with seamless communication, enabling them to be more actively involved in each child’s development.
Enjoy the improved CWA (Complying Written Arrangements) process in Xplor
The process for signing a Complying Written Arrangement (CWA) in Home is now easier, and an enrolment notice is automatically sent upon successful completion of a new CCS enrolment (CWA) on the Government Enrolment page.
Programming and planning now available in the Playground app
The addition of programming and planning functionality to the Playground app provides educators with the flexibility to capture learning outcomes in the moment.
Australian Childcare Providers Struggle with Staff Shortages
Australia’s Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) sector is struggling with a high turnover of childcare staff, with 8.1% of providers operating with a staffing waiver in the first quarter of 2022.
Childcare Subsidy Family Eligibility and Entitlement
The Australian Government provides families with financial assistance for childcare fees if they meet the eligibility criteria for the Child Care Subsidy (CCS).
Australian families to get more affordable early childhood education and care
The Australian government is introducing Cheaper Child Care legislation to help families access affordable childcare and enable parents to work and earn more.
Early Childhood Australia 2022 Conference
The Xplor Education and QikKids teams headed to Canberra for the 2022 Early Childhood Australia (ECA) conference.
Childcare Centre Must-have: Integrated Payments System
Xplor’s integrated payments system, Debit Success, helps childcare centres improve cash flow by offering families various payment options, including automated and ah hoc payments.
Space Cadets Pitch Night Returns for 2022
Xplor Childcare & Education, Australia’s leading early learning software solution, resumed its annual Space Cadets Pitch Night on 3 June.
Increased funding and overhaul of preschool education for NSW and Victoria
Overhaul of preschool education for NSW and Victoria—major increases in funding to childcare sector touted as “the greatest transformation of early education in a generation”
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