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Early Childhood Education

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Use this guide to find sources related to Early Childhood Education and Child Care. It provides access to a wide range of resources available to you through USC Library. To learn how to search for information, see the How To Guides.

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Australian Professional Standards for Teachers

The Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) is responsible for national professional standards for teachers. It also fosters high quality professional development for teachers and school leaders.  The video below shows Rebecca Andrews (2012 Australian Early Childhood Teacher of the Year) at work. It is one of several at the website highlighting exemplary teaching practice

Register for Scootle


Scootle is the portal to The National Digital Learning Resources Network that contains over 20,000 digital resources that are free for use in all Australian schools. The resources are made available to teachers through State and Territory portals or Scootle. Tertiary academics and pre-service teachers can now access resources through the Scootle portal.  You must register. Follow the link in the Scootle registration box below.

Register here for access to Scootle resources.


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