Meet the Tradewind Family Services Team

The Child and Family Services team at Tradewind Australia is unique in that we are specialists in the truest sense of the word. Rather than working across several different sectors of Social Work a...

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How to Write a Winning Education CV

Going for a new teacher or CRT job is an exciting time – who knows what opportunities your next school will hold for you, your personal development or your teaching career as a whole? However, to l...

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Social Workers Making a Sea Change

The Mornington Peninsula is best known for its world-class wineries, windswept beaches and revitalising hot springs. But it’s also the home of Good Shepherd, a highly respected Australian charity t...

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Top Tips for Disconnecting from Technology

Digital detoxes are becoming more popular as people realise how reliant they are on technology. Many of us look at our smartphones as our first action of the day, before we even roll out of bed. St...

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Top Online Resources for Social Workers

Social Work is an extremely diverse and growing field, and Social Workers face a variety of obstacles on a day-to-day basis, making it an exciting yet challenging industry to sink your teeth into. ...

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Health and Wellbeing Spotlight: Our Tour of Australia

20,000km. At the start of the year, when we launched ‘Tradewind’s Tour of Australia’, it seemed like an ambitious undertaking. But now in August and two-thirds of the way there, we’re certainly on ...

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6 Teacher Professional Development Courses You Should Sign Up For

As any teacher knows, participating in professional development courses is essential for expanding your core skills and furthering your knowledge. As the world races on and the competition increase...

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Top 7 Online Lesson Planning Resources for Teachers

Busy teachers are always on the lookout for lesson planning inspiration, and the internet is home to a wealth of online education resources to use in the classroom. But who has time to search throu...

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Making a Career Change from Social Work to Recruitment

Before beginning my career in Social Work recruitment, I came from a background as a Social Worker. I completed my bachelor’s degree in the United States, and after University I began working with ...

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6 Key Learning Resources for CRTs

Casual Relief Teachers (CRTs) in Australia play a vital role in maintaining the continuity of learning for students during the absence of their permanent teacher. From lesson delivery and classroom...

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