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 …


The Latest Childcare News In Australia (pt IV)

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The question of whether working fathers should spend more time raising their children has always sparked a huge debate in Australia. As of late, Work+ Family Roundtable Network has made contributions to the debate by indicating that working hours should be capped to 38 hour per week. This way, working mothers and fathers will be in a position to set …


The Latest Childcare News in Australia (part II)

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It is not uncommon for debates and arguments to reign in public forums on the idea of men participating in childcare. In recent news, the debate took a different twist when, TODAY show host, Lisa Wilkinson, commented on the statements made by opposition leader, Bill Shorten, regarding women in childcare. Shorten had previously argued that men in Australia depend on …


The Latest Childcare News in Australia

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Research conducted by the Queensland University of technology disclosed recently that many early childhood educators do not possess essential nutritional knowledge. As such, they cannot help prevent obesity in the younger population. The leader of this research explained that failure to eat well in the early years can eventually lead to obesity later on in life. Regrettably, most of the …