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Less Is More in the New NQS, What You Need To Know

What Happens When in the NQS 2018 Revamp Quality is not an option for the early childhood education sector – it’s a given. The National Quality Standard (NQS) is the benchmark for early education in Australia. And there is a … Read More

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Is Your Early Learning Service Neglecting A Major Opportunity?

Communicate Early Learning & Grow Successful early learning services effectively communicate quality practice. However, many do not. For those services, it’s a missed opportunity. The millennial parent is skeptical and results-oriented. Absent information to the contrary, she is a bargain shopper. … Read More

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What Is Heuristic Play in Early Childhood Education?

Open ended play using everyday and natural materials. Explore some ideas for heuristic play in early childhood settings.

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New Routine Management Feature, Taking Daily Sheets Digital

Start Saving Time and Paper With The Carebook Your daily sheets can now be paperless! To improve the continuity of care between home and service, Educa has launched its new Carebook tool, now available on customer sites. Not only will … Read More

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2017 in Review: The Educa Journey So Far

Educa opened 2017 with a fresh new look, when we released our redesign at the start of February. Our new design isn’t just skin-deep though. Our team used the redesign as an opportunity to begin updating some of the technologies … Read More

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The Virtues of Messy Play in Early Education (And Some Ideas)

Messy play is an open ended sensory adventure for children. We’ve got loads of ideas to share for creating a messy play wonderland.

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A Writer’s Guide to Amazing Learning Stories That Will Engage Parents

Want Educa parents to give you feedback on your learning stories? Make them amazing using these writer’s tips and they’ll be commenting in no time!

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The Secrets of Good Parent-Teacher Communication in ECE

How to Develop Conversations with Parents Parent teacher communication starts from the moment a child enters your preschool. Their impressions may be formed by seeing welcome signs in their own language, children’s artwork on display, and photos of children and … Read More

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Tom Drummond on the Power of Story Telling in Early Education

Why Tom Drummond wants teachers to become storytellers. Tom Drummond, an emeritus educator of children and adults, watched as Josie, one of his preschool students, pushed the piece of paper she was painting toward the paint tray until it formed a … Read More

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8 Steps to Starting a Preschool or Child Care Service

Checklist to Start Your Own Early Learning Program Are you motivated to help young children achieve their potential? Are you disappointed in the early childhood learning options in your neighborhood? Starting a preschool or child care business might be just … Read More

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