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How to deal with Staff Conflict – Part 2

How do you manage job-related staff conflict? Read the article here on the 3 steps you can follow.


How to deal with Staff Conflict – Part 1

What do you do when you have two (or more!) employees that don’t get along? Learn 3 steps to manage this.


Government schools in SA: How to outsource OSHC

The above information and more can be found at the following links and resources: DECD, Third Party Providers Update DECD, Engaging Third Party Provider SAASSO, Outsourcing OSHC


Waiting lists in childcare?

In some areas in Australia, and across the globe, parents are camping outside their school or childcare centre in order to secure a place for after school care. For those who miss out, their child is placed on a waiting list that is so ridiculously long, they may never have access to the service. Why is this happening? This situation is created by two
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Increase your After School Care bookings

Are you happy with the average number of after school care bookings at your school? If you think there’s room for improvement, read this article to find out 2 things you can do to help increase your after school care bookings.


2 tips to improve staff morale

As a school principal or leader, you can be doing 2 things that will help improve staff morale, and therefore productivity in the workplace. Read about it here.


3 characteristics of a happy workplace

Whether you’re a principal leading a school, or an After School Care coordinator leading an outside school hours care program, here’s 3 key points that will help you facilitate a happy workplace. Read about it here.


After School Care – What’s the point?

Written by Darren Stevenson, Extend Director.   At a recent conference (see Shift2014) Avril Henry, Communications and Human Relations expert spoke about the importance for employees to feel they are contributing to meaningful work with a worthwhile purpose. This led me to think – what’s our purpose at Extend? What makes it meaningful and worthwhile? Is it to mind children outside of school hours?
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How to ensure your service is compliant

Don’t have time to read through pages and pages of National regulation and law? Read our guide on how you can ensure your Outside School Hours Care service is compliant.


How to decrease your time spent on Admin

If you’re a School Principal running your own After School Care service, then you probably spend too much time on the background administration. Read our tips on how you can reduce that workload.