51 episodes

Interviews, discussions and best practice sharing in Health, Social Social Care, Education and Childcare.

Join the CACHE Alumni team as they interview interesting people from across the caring sector.

Find out about the highs and lows of nannying, how to organise your workload in social care and the importance of self-care when working in community engagement.

A podcast for everyone, from the sector experts in care, health, education and childcare.

POD-CACHE CACHE Alumni | NCFE

    • Education

Interviews, discussions and best practice sharing in Health, Social Social Care, Education and Childcare.

Join the CACHE Alumni team as they interview interesting people from across the caring sector.

Find out about the highs and lows of nannying, how to organise your workload in social care and the importance of self-care when working in community engagement.

A podcast for everyone, from the sector experts in care, health, education and childcare.

    S4E02 - POD-CACHE meets with Global Nanny Training

    S4E02 - POD-CACHE meets with Global Nanny Training

    For the second episode of POD-CACHE S4, our team at NCFE, Mike Potts and Janet King, meet with Stella and Michelle from Global Nanny Training, who tell us about their Customised Qualifications, their collaboration with NCFE and the difference they are making for nannies across the US and beyond.
     
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    00:00-01:20 - Introductions to Stella and Michelle
    01:20-02:14 - Collaboration between Global Nanny Training and NCFE
    02:14-05:25 - What is Global Nanny Training, their mission and what they've achieved
    05:25-06:47 - Introduction to Janet King and her experience in the childcare industry
     
    Discussing Customised Qualifications and their benefits to nannies:
    06:47-09:45 - Newborn care course and Stella's history with CACHE
    09:45-13:20 - 'Foundation Practice for Nannies' and 'Childcare in the Nanny Setting' Courses
     
    13:20-16:55 - G.N.T.'s mission and impact on the US nanny industry and beyond
    16:44-20:10 - How NCFE collaboration embodies 'the old meets new'
    20:32-22:08 - Nannies' progression journey and understanding child development
    22:08-26:05 - How to prepare a nanny without any experience
     
    Matching families with nannies and how to support nannies with the responsibilities of newborn care:
    26:05-29:23 - Matching families with nannies
    29:23-32:40 - Proof and documenting your work experience
     
    32:40-36:12 - Being 'ahead of the curve' and validation from NCFE relationship
     
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    • 36 min
    S4E01 - How to engage families in the Early Years setting with ’Oliiki’ app creator Clare Stead

    S4E01 - How to engage families in the Early Years setting with ’Oliiki’ app creator Clare Stead

    In this first episode of our new season, Early Years and Childcare Subject Specialist Stacy Mann meets with Clare Stead, Creator of the 'Oliiki' app, to discuss how practitioners in the sector can engage families in Early Years settings and how they can support families in understanding parenting and child development from conception.
     
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    0:00-05:05 Introduction to Clare Stead
    05:05-08:33 Remembering the ‘why am I in this industry?’ question
    08:33-14:03 How do we achieve a strong parent partnership and what does it mean?
    14:03-14:35 Mini break
    14:35-17:55 Placing the child at the centre and the relationships surrounding the child
    17:55-21:30 Providing parents with feedback and how to communicate child’s progress in a sensitive way
    21:30-23:52 Neuroscience, empathy and the 3 Cs (community, culture and connection)
    23:52-26:10 Parent behaviour and how to disengage our emotions
    26:10-32:05 Final thoughts and tips to EY practitioners

    • 32 min
    S3E18 - Joe learns about physics, maths and careers for sci-fi fans with the team at Science Saves

    S3E18 - Joe learns about physics, maths and careers for sci-fi fans with the team at Science Saves

    This week, POD-CACHE learns about healthcare science, hospital technology and the future of STEM careers. Join Joe Neame, NCFE's Subject Specialist for Science, as he chats to the team at Science Saves. Want more?
    Find out more about Science Saves on their YouTube channel or on their website. 
    Or find a world of free articles, videos and resources from subject specialists and experts by experience at www.cachealumni.org.uk, the free CPD and best practice network from CACHE - for practitioners in Care, Health and Education.... and don't forget to like this episode and subscribe to POD-CACHE, to make sure you don't miss out on future episodes (and because it helps us to get found by other people who might enjoy us!). Until next time, take care! 

    • 43 min
    S3E17 - Emotional intelligence, wellbeing and working with families - Jo Morton Brown talks to POD-CACHE

    S3E17 - Emotional intelligence, wellbeing and working with families - Jo Morton Brown talks to POD-CACHE

    Join Dawn as she chats to Jo Morton Brown, a counsellor and mental health practitioner who works with children, families and groups.
    You can find more about Jo's work, get wellbeing help and find support for those you care for on Flourish, Jo's YouTube channel.
    Want to see the video episode?  Join us at CACHEAlumni.org.uk to access free video resources, e-learning, careers advice and articles by subject specialists and sector experts. 

    • 40 min
    S3E16 - Sustainable education and development: it‘s about more than climate change

    S3E16 - Sustainable education and development: it‘s about more than climate change

    00:00 What's Coming Up? 00:36 Introducing Diane Boyd 01:00 Sustainable education and development 14:39 Taking it into practice 25:35 Environmental awareness and skill building 31:02 CACHE Alumni 31:23 Empowering children to learn 21:35 Getting Down To Business 36:54 Connect with Diane Dr Diane Boyd is a Senior Lecturer in Early Years at Liverpool John Moores University. With a focus on making sustainable practice work, Diane and her team have developed a framework for sustainable working in childcare. In this podcast full of top tips and great ways to navigate the cost, time and development pitfalls of sustainable practice.
     
    Want to see the podcast as a video, instead of just listening? Join CACHE Alumni free at www.cachealumni.org.uk and get access to the video interviews alongside lots of other free resources and support from the award winning network of care, health and early years education practitioners.Want more? Register for our live online event with Dr Diane Boyd here; https://www.cachealumni.org.uk/CACHE/CACHE/Event_Display.aspx?EventKey=SUSED

    • 39 min
    S3E15 - Career tales of a Nanny: Getting down to business with Maria

    S3E15 - Career tales of a Nanny: Getting down to business with Maria

    00:00 What’s Coming Up?
    00:31 Introducing Maria Culley
    04:30 The Expectation of Nannies
    07:48 Career Journeys
    15:09 Careers in Childcare
    19:28 CPD
    21:04 Skillzminer
    21:35 Getting Down To Business
    34:40 Connect with Maria

    • 36 min

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