Finding the right course for you

Rafael Washington industry trends, work placement

We are expected to have our life, study and career paths planned out while still in high school. For those who are very clear on what they want and when they want to achieve it by, this can be a blessing. However, this expectation can be upended, particularly when you find yourself choosing, or being forced into, a new direction …

evised National Quality Standard - 2018

Commencement of revised National Quality Standards – 2018

Rafael Washington child care, childcare

From February 1, all states and territories around Australia implemented the revised National Quality Standards. The National Quality Standards sets a high benchmark of quality care to be provided in all early childhood and outside of school hours services around Australia. Outcomes for children still remains the centre of everything services do in the revised NQS. Related NQS changes starting …


What inspires us to do our best

Rafael Washington Uncategorized

We want to give the best education to help our students’ achieve their future career goals. We are excited to share one of our former student’s experiences who studied with us. Patti Korkidas completed our Early Childhood Education & Care course in August 2017 through our online study option. Her experience, as we happily quoted from her, was a very …


My young daughter is definitely a scientist

James Bell Uncategorized

Once again over the weekend she told me that she was going to conduct more experiments. These experiments involved carefully measuring, pouring, and re-pouring milk and water along with some additional flavours (cherry tomatoes!) thrown in for good measure. The final concoction was something I absolutely was required to drink as my daughter informed me it was a) ‘very tasty’ …


Is the disability sector ready to meet the needs of clients?

James Bell disability, Uncategorized

$22 billion. It’s the kind of figure that attracts attention. It’s a once in a lifetime policy reform that is now currently being rolled out nationally. The policy has been welcomed with open arms by those in need; clients with special needs who require support for their disabilities. It now puts people with disabilities firmly in control over their lives, …


Robot Aged Carers Are Coming For You

James Bell aged care, industry trends

There’s a war being fought right now – robots versus humans. The prize? Providing aged care services to the ever-growing global population in need of these. The census data released earlier this week already has over 600,000 Australians over the age of 75. In the red corner, we have the Japanese, who are standing behind their robot carers. In the …


Nanobots not predicted to teach our kids… yet

James Bell child care, childcare

After several months as CEO of Linx Institute, preparing students for a career in the early childhood education and care based industries, I’ve had time to reflect on what’s happening out there in the ‘real world’. I also want to take share some interesting data about these high-growth industries. The future looks bright for job prospects in these key industries! …


Linx Institute appoints James Bell as CEO

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November 28th, 2016 Linx Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of our new CEO, James Bell. With rapid change in the education sector, James will drive an emphasis on providing quality education and training with strong sustainable links to employers and the community. With over 18 years experience in the education industry working across the breadth of the education …