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e-Books for Early Childhood

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Resources for Certificate 3:

Work legally and ethically 
Develop cultural competence 
Provide care for children 
Promote and provide healthy food & drinks
Ensure health & safety of children 
Provide care for babies and toddlers
Develop positive and respectful relationships
Use approved learning framework to guide practice
Identify & respond to children at risk 
Provide an emergency first aid response 
Provide experiences to support children's play 
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety 
Use information about children to inform practice 
Support the holistic development of children in early childhood 
Participate in workplace health and safety

Resources for Diploma:

Maintain work health and safety 
Foster the holistic development and wellbeing of the child in early childhood 
Nurture creativity in children 
Promote children’s agency 
Establish and implement plans for establishing co-operative behaviour 
Implement strategies for the inclusion of all children  
Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability 
Embed sustainable practices in service operations 
Work in partnership with families to provide appropriate education and care for children

Other Useful Subject Guides

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Careers and Job Searching
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How to Access ClickView eVideos

Clickview eVideos : 2000+ educational videos on a wide range of course related topics. Use your TAFE username and password.



After logging in, you can browse the subject collections, or search by title or keyword. You can view any program and create your own playlists for future viewing.  If a teacher sends you a playlist, simply log in to watch the eVideo. You will also find a link to ClickView eVideos in your TAFE Student Portal > My Learning box >  More  > ClickView eVideo Collection. Please Sign out of ClickView when finished - use link under your name at top right of screen.

Borrow Books & DVDs from your Library

The Early Years Learning Framework - books held in libraries - essential reading for all students.

Click on a book cover below for library locations. You can ask for an interlibrary loan if it is not held locally. For more books - go to the On the Shelves page or search the library catalogue.

National Simultaneous Storytime 2021

National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS) is an important annual campaign that aims to encourage more young Australians to read and enjoy books.

National Simultaneous Storytime is held annually by the Australian Library and Information Association. Every year a picture book, written and illustrated by an Australian author and illustrator is read simultaneously in libraries, schools, pre-schools, childcare centres, family homes, bookshops and many other places around the country.

NSS 2021 had an amazing 1,980,280 readers at 33,418 locations!

Current and Previous National Simultaneous Storytime Books

Click below to see which library has a copy.