Webinar: Preparing For The 2018 NQS Update

What Has Changed in the New National Quality Framework Quality consultant, Michelle Rogers, recently ran this NQS webinar on preparing for the 2018 NQS.  It provides an overview and then goes through the Framework, section by section, highlighting the key … Read More

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6 Affordable Marketing Ideas For Child Care Services

Ideas & Resources That Will Help You Stand Out Parents are asking more questions about early education. They are becoming more informed about the different curriculum choices available. And quality service is more in demand. These days, many parents are … Read More

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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 Growth 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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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

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

An Introduction to Learning Stories by Kelly Goodsir

The What, Why, How and When of Learning Stories as an Assessment Tool The great thing about learning stories is that they fit within the pedagogy of relationships and focus on highlighting the strengths, persistence, mastery and curiosity of the … Read More