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Welcome to the Community Child Care Online Shop, where you can make purchases of Membership, Publications, Merchandise and Videos. There’s a wide range of materials that can support your daily work as an educator, so take a look!

NEW! The 2017 EC:Living Wellbeing Diary

ec-diary-2017-shop 2017 EC:Living Wellbeing Diary (Available now!) – $13.95 (inc. GST)
PURCHASE YOUR COPYThe 2017 EC:Living Wellbeing Diary is filled with wellbeing tips and ideas, this diary is a must-have for all educators! It’s a compact A5 size, and 180 pages, covering the five key areas from the EC:Living wellbeing initiative (Community engagement, Food/nutrition, Mind/spiritual), Body/physical fitness) and Money/personal financial management). This diary is beautifully produced will help you manage your inspiration and motivation, and achieve your wellbeing goals for 2017 and beyond!A great gift for you and your team.

NEW! EC:Living 2

ec-living-2 EC:Living 2 (Available now!) – $20 (inc. GST) (non-members price)

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EC:Living is the bi-annual 48-page magazine, filled with facts, interesting articles, exercise tips and recipe ideas, this magazine will be a must-read for all educators. Covering the five key areas of the EC:Living wellbeing initiative (Community engagement, Food/nutrition, Mind/spiritual), Body/physical fitness) and Money/personal financial management), this magazine is easy to read and beautifully produced – you can dip in and out of easily for inspiration and motivation.

If you are a member of Community Child Care Co-operative, log in with your membership details to receive your special discounted price of $10 per copy.

New Simple Guide: Being an Approved Provider of a NSW Long Day Care Centre or Preschool

New Simple Guide New Simple Guide: Being an Approved Provider of a NSW Long Day Care Centre or Preschool – $15 (inc. GST)

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If you are a member of Community Child Care Co-operative, log in with your membership details to receive your special discounted price of $5 per copy.

This is a simple guide to the role of Approved Provider under the National Quality Framework (NQF) for NSW long day care services and preschools.

All preschool or long day care services must be operated by an Approved Provider. An Approved Provider can be an individual or an entity such as a company, an association or a partnership.

This resource aims to simplify what an Approved Provider needs to know about the National Quality Framework, the Education and Care Services National Law and the Education and Care Services National Regulations and your role.

EC:Living First Edition

ecliving-mag EC:Living First Edition (Available now!) – $20 (inc. GST) (non-members price)

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EC:Living is the bi-annual 48-page magazine, filled with facts, interesting articles, exercise tips and recipe ideas, this magazine will be a must-read for all educators. Covering the five key areas of the EC:Living wellbeing initiative (Community engagement, Food/nutrition, Mind/spiritual), Body/physical fitness) and Money/personal financial management), this magazine is easy to read and beautifully produced – you can dip in and out of easily for inspiration and motivation.

If you are a member of Community Child Care Co-operative, log in with your membership details to receive your special discounted price of $10 per copy.

Membership benefits for all services

Becoming a member of Community Child Care Co-operative (NSW) has its benefits! Use our online shop to become a member to gain access to the Community Child Care member's only website.

BUY NOW! Community-based service – $240 per year (inc. GST)
BUY NOW! Individual from community-based service – $190 per year (inc. GST)
BUY NOW! Private service (Associate) – $240 per year (inc. GST)
BUY NOW! Individual from private service (Associate) – $190 per year (inc. GST)
BUY NOW! Student (Associate) – $95 per year (inc. GST) Full time students studying to obtain a degree or a nationally recognised qualification to enable employment in the education and care services sector. Please include a photocopy of your student card and course details.

Membership benefits for services in the ACT!

Services in the Australian Capital Territory are encouraged to become members of Community Child Care Co-operative (NSW) and receive great benefits! Use our online shop to become a member to gain access to the Community Child Care member’s only website.

BUY NOW! ACT Community-based service – $240 per year (inc. GST)
BUY NOW! ACT Individual from community-based service – $190 per year (inc. GST)
BUY NOW! ACT Private service (Associate) – $240 per year (inc. GST)
BUY NOW! ACT Individual from private service (Associate) – $190 per year (inc. GST)
BUY NOW! ACT Student (Associate) – $95 per year (inc. GST) Full time students studying to obtain a degree or a nationally recognised qualification to enable employment in the education and care services sector. Please include a photocopy of your student card and course details.

NB: Services in NSW should use the membership links at the top of this page.


Renewing your Membership

RENEW! Congratulations for being a member of Community Child Care Co-operative (NSW), and we appreciate your continued support. Click on the button to renew.

Little Green Spade Annual Membership

Annual Membership – $120 (inc. GST)

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Become a member of Little Green Spade! Designed for educators in family day care, long day care, preschools, occasional care, The Little Green Spade will inspire you with a collection of creative source materials and experiences for engaging young children in gardening and growing fresh produce. Everything educators need to grow young children’s passion for gardening, growing and eating! Featuring learning diaries, blogs, videos, readings, policy samples, podcasts, professional development workshops + MORE! ATTENTION COMMUNITY CHILD CARE (NSW) MEMBERS!To receive your special membership discount price of $90 (inc. GST), please CLICK HERE TO LOG IN to our website with your member details and return to this page to obtain the special member discount).


Membership of Community Child Care Co-operative (NSW) includes subscription to Rattler and Broadside, but for individuals, institutions and education and care centres only wishing to receive Rattler and Broadside, without becoming members of Community Child Care Co-operative, please subscribe below.

Rattler Annual Subscription – $80 per year (inc. GST) (Free with membership)

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Rattler is the quarterly publication of Community Child Care and contains high-quality essays and articles about a wide range of social, economic, educational and political issues that affect the childcare industry, from both industry and human interest perspectives. The magazine publishes a range of opinions and offers a forum to stimulate professional development and discussion.

So Now You Are On The Committee – $34.95 (inc. GST) + $5 postage and handling. UPDATED EDITION!

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The book is aimed at all committee members of community-based education and care services. Essential to working in a education and care service management committee is passion for ensuring your service offers great care and education, an interest in good management, the ability to listen, to be fair and…the time to be involved! So Now You’re On The Committee outlines what a management committee actually does, providing an easy-to-read guide for all those wishing to join a committee, or for those already acting in the role. It’s a must-read for management committees and a handy reference for directors, education and care staff and students.

Back Orders of Rattler

Have you lost your favourite edition of Rattler? ... or have you loaned it out and forgotten what happened to it? Or simply want to do some research into quality early childhood education and care over the years? PDF copies of Rattler can now be purchased from the Rattler Archive page:

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Little Green Spade Booklet 1 | Good To Grow – $29.95 (inc. GST) + $5 postage and handling.

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Children will be most excited about growing something they can eat. Imagine their excitement when they can sow seeds into the soil and follow the plant growth right through until it’s ready for picking and most importantly eating! This Diary will cover everything you need to know to plan the perfect garden. The Little Green Spade Booklet 1 is a 56-page full-colour booklet, packed with tips for preparing the ground, planting, growing, harvesting, cooking and eating for all children in an early years learning environment – family day care, long day care, preschools, occasional care… actually, all service types. Designed and produced by early childhood educators, for early childhood educators!

Little Green Spade Booklet 4 | Prepare: Winter – $29.95 (inc. GST) + $5 postage and handling.

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Winter is a rewarding time in the garden. Enjoy the winter months for building support systems for your coming spring crops, design and create your scarecrow and encourage your children to investigate the rich insect life that lives in your garden while the weather is cool. The Little Green Spade Booklet 4 is a 52-page full-colour booklet, packed with tips for preparing the ground, planting, growing, harvesting, cooking and eating for all children in an early years learning environment – family day care, long day care, preschools, occasional care… actually, all service types. Designed and produced by early childhood educators, for early childhood educators!

Little Green Spade Booklet 5 | Renewal: Spring – $29.95 (inc. GST) + $5 postage and handling.

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Spring is the time for making choices and more importantly, having options. As each day passes the weather is more consistent and more agreeable to the warm season varieties, so take a look through the extensive ‘Planting’ chart and let your imagination run wild. The Little Green Spade Booklet 5 is a 64-page full-colour booklet, packed with tips for preparing the ground, planting, growing, harvesting, cooking and eating for all children in an early years learning environment – family day care, long day care, preschools, occasional care… actually, all service types. Designed and produced by early childhood educators, for early childhood educators!


A Director’s Manual: NSW Edition NON-MEMBERS PRICE: A Director’s Manual – $160 (inc. GST)

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Purchase A Director’s Manual: Managing an early education and care service in NSW – $160 (inc. GST) + $17 postage and handling. (N.B. this is the purchase price for non-members). If you are not yet a member of Community Child Care NSW and would like to receive the special members’ discount, please join by clicking here!

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ATTENTION COMMUNITY CHILD CARE (NSW) MEMBERS! To receive your special membership discount price of $110 (inc. GST), please CLICK HERE TO LOG IN to our website with your member details and return to this page to obtain the special member discount).

A Director’s Manual: Managing an early education and care service in Australia: National edition – $120 (inc. GST)

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Purchase A Director’s Manual: Managing an early education and care service in Australia – $120 (inc. GST) + $17 postage and handling.


Rattler: Focus 3, Educational Program & Practice – $15 (inc. GST) (Free with membership)

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Rattler Focus is a special member's benefit which collates articles that have been published in Rattler and relate to a specific theme of current interest to the field. This edition highlights educational program and practice, and is free to Community Child Care (NSW) members (members, please log in to the Community Child Care website and then go the Rattler Focus 3 page. Non-members can purchase an online version for $15, which provides a Flipbook version for reading online, and a downloadable PDF file.


ilrfThinking and Learning about Leadership: Early Childhood Research from Australia, Finland and Norway

Waniganayake, M., Rodd, J. and Gibbs, L. (Eds.), (2015).

Paperback, 272 pages
$49.95 (inc.GST) + $5 postage

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This Research Monograph brings together the latest work of 20 researchers focusing on early childhood leadership matters in three countries. They are members of the International Leadership Research Forum that was established in Finland in 2011.

This publication represents a unique cross-cultural collaboration of those interested in advancing the knowledge base of early childhood leadership, with a view to enhancing practice, pedagogy and policy in the sector. It aims to inform, inspire and influence current thinking and learning about early childhood leadership, both locally and globally. Despite the geographical distance, the three countries share many of the same concerns when it comes to early childhood provision.

There is something for everyone – from novice to experienced early childhood practitioners, organisational managers, advocates for young children as well as policy makers and policy analysts. Read the new insights this book offers and use it to make a difference for young children and their families where ever they may live.

Incubate! Conference T-Shirts – $25 + $5 postage (inc. GST)

This event was run for young educators by young educators and designed to strengthen, support and sustain one another. What better way to support the sector than proudly wearing your Incubate! t-shirt around your service? Purchase your size from the links below.

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A Bigger Slice of Funding Campaign Tea Towels – $15 (inc. GST and free postage)

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This is the main message from our campaign – A Bigger Slice of funding for early education and care services throughout NSW. These are bright and colourful and a reminder to your staff and families of the campaign, while you enjoy your tea breaks.


Community Child Care 35 Year Celebration T-Shirts – $15 (inc. GST

Community Child Care 35 Year Celebration T-Shirts – $15 (inc. GST) Proudly wear your Community Child Care 35 Year Celebration T-Shirt and show your support for community-based services in NSW! This is a high quality eco T-Shirt featuring the specially commissioned artwork produced by artist Deborah Kelly. Available in a range of different sizes, please order your T-Shirt in your size using the links below.

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Community Child Care 35 Year Celebration Posters – $25 (inc. GST)

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Proudly decorate your service a set of three Community Child Care 35 Year Celebration A2 sized posters and show your support for community-based services in NSW! These are high-quality posters which are based on Being, Becoming, Belonging, featuring the specially commissioned artwork produced by artist Deborah Kelly. These posters will brighten up your service's wall and will appeal to all members of your community.!

Community Child Care 35 Year Celebration Book – $14.95 (inc. GST)

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Community Child Care Co-operative (NSW) has a proud history, and we produced this book to show the main parts of our existence between 1978 and 2013. This 48-page book shows a range of archival photographs from the early days, through to the current times. It makes for good reading and we all need to know where we've come from – how your support for community-based services in NSW!


Essential Writing Skills for Educators – Webinar Video (60-minutes) – $5 (inc. GST)

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View the webinar video presentation which outlines the key essential writing skills for educators, including planning and structure, formats, editing, making your work professional, and all the things that make for good writing and good communication.

Influence! Speaking Up & Speaking Out 2015 Conference Videos – $20 (inc. GST)

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The 2015 Influence! Speaking Up & Speaking Out
Conference
was an outstanding success! The recently completed
Conference included the following speakers:

  • Michael West; Leanne Gibbs; Carmel Tebutt; Randa Kattan; Lisa Bryant; Nesha ONeil; Karen Bevan; Kasey Tompkins; Peter Fox; Amy McBurney; Sam Page; Jo Briskey; Sara Parrott; Anthony Semann; Hawanatu Bangura; Adam Cryer; Catharine Hydon; and Bernadette Dunn.
  • Purchase access to the videos for $20. The link will be sent to you by email after your payment has been accepted.

Video: Preschool Funding Model Information Session

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View the Community Child Care Co-operative (NSW) Preschool Funding Model Session about the NSW Funding Model. This session outlines how changes to the NSW Funding Model will affect preschools throughout NSW, and what preschools need to do to maximise their opportunities under the new arrangements. This video is a must for preschools and directors throughout NSW. The cost is $25 for non-members.

You will receive the link by email, allowing you to view the video.

  • If you would like to become a member of Community Child Care Co-operative (NSW), please join by clicking here!
  • If you are a member of Community Child Care Co-operative (NSW), please CLICK HERE TO LOG IN to our website with your member details and return to this page to obtain the special member price of $10).

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