Managing Your Childcare Service And Bringing Out The Best In Your Teaching Staff

Educa spoke to service directors for the best tips on managing your ECE staff. Having effective interactions with your ECE staff is a crucial part of leadership Strangely enough, most teachers don’t see themselves as leaders yet “were expected to … Read More

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GDPR for ECE and schools

GDPR and Why Your ECE Program or School Should Care

Tips On Complying with the New Data Protection Regulations from the EU Heads up, schools and services that use Educa software! You might just be a “data controller” —  and that has new legal implications. Take a breath. It’s not that … Read More

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Minister of Education Hipkins on Upcoming Changes in New Zealand’s ECE

Quality, Equity and Parental Choice Under the Spotlight in a New Plan Few figurative stones will remain unturned in the New Zealand Labour-led coalition government’s quest to create a 10-year strategic plan for the early childhood education and care sector. … Read More

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STEM education

How Is Your Service Embracing The ‘Big Change’ In STEM?

Educators need to get more savvy about the concepts of Science, Technology, Energy and Maths (STEM). But chances are your service is already well on the way. Educa spoke to two early childhood specialists who presented at the recent ECA … Read More

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strike

The Issue That Won’t Go Away: Educators’ Pay Rates

It seems like the morally right thing to do – improve pay rates for educators. But is the government listening to the debate? Educators from an estimated 320 services across Australia went on strike for up to a full day … Read More

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Digital security

Is It Time For Your Child Care Centre To Close Its Parent Facebook Group?

Should Data Privacy Eclipse Convenience? “If you’re not paying for a product, you are the product.” The Delete Facebook movement and the #deletefacebook hash tag is in full flight after revelations that for years hundreds of companies have taken and … Read More

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Tips for quality reflective practice

Top Tips For Quality Reflective Practice In Early Childhood

Bringing reflective practice to life in your service Reflective practice is something of a mantra for early childhood educators. But how to go about it in an intentional and productive way without being overwhelmed by the task? Early childhood education … Read More

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Educa planning software

New Planning & Online Documentation Features

Online Documentation Made Easy For Early Childhood Educators Online documentation and planning in early education have just been made a lot easier with the release of Educa’s new planning module. As the demands on early childhood educators have grown, online … Read More

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Preschool lesson plans

9 Lesson Planning Sites Educators Should Check Out

Never-ending resources for preschool lesson plans. Stop reinventing the wheel. Use these hacks to inspire next-level lesson planning in your early childhood service. You’ll also be able to download an array of ready-made plans. It’s no doubt that lesson plans … Read More

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Webinar Recap_ How To Build A Quality Conscious Team.

Building A Quality Conscious Team In Early Childhood Education

Quality is a constant focus and benchmark for the early education sector, but how do you build a quality conscious team? That was the question which early childhood education consultant and trainer Miriam Dressler addressed at a free Educa webinar … Read More

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