The 4 Keys To Parent Engagement in Early Childhood Education

Parents Are Changing. Is Your Early Learning Service? Regulators, early education experts and provider quality assurance agencies are placing more and more emphasis on parent engagement to lift early education outcomes.  And for sure, engaged parents are happy parents, and … Read More

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The Magic of Learning Stories

Bringing Learning To Life Like any good book, every learning story has a plot and a hero. In a learning story, the hero is always the child. And instead of an epic battle in an enchanted forest, a learning story … Read More

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Case Study – Concordia After School Service Keeps Everybody Involved

Educa is primarily used by early learning services, schools and camps. However, we have had good success recently with after school services (out of school hours), which we thought was worth sharing. Kellie Symons from Concordia Out of School Hours Care … Read More

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Thought Leader Interview: Kelly Goodsir

ON MAKING EARLY EDUCATION TRULY CHILD CENTRIC AND PERSONAL, NOT COPY AND PASTE Educa recently interviewed Kelly Goodsir, a provocateur and thought leader in the Australian early childhood education sector. After years in various roles in New Zealand and Australia … Read More

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Loose Parts Theory: Less Toys More Materials

Kelly Goodsir on The Theory of Loose Parts For instance, Thomas trains … tell children HOW these trains should behave and this is taken on through their role play – in a way it is already prescribed, the characters already … Read More

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Easy Ways to Help Preschoolers Develop Self Control

A ground breaking study has shown that the ability to exercise self-control is a stronger determinant of a healthy and happy life, than IQ.  So why does self-control matter?  Here are 8 simple ideas for improving self control in young children.

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Make your Educa Images POP!

Make your Educa images POP! Three simple to use apps that will help you share professional images with parents.

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Finding the ‘Perfect’ School Starting Age

Should governments lower the school starting age? Will it benefit children to start school younger? Or is quality early childhood education the answer?

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Thought Leader Interview: PreK Learner Dispositions Over Pre-Academics?

SARAH BIEN, HILLTOP CHILDREN’S CENTER On the Value of Play, School Readiness, Learner Dispositions & More Educa Interviews Hilltop Master Teacher, Sarah Bien [On School Readiness] “Learner dispositions …  can be far more valuable than, say, a thorough understanding of … Read More

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New Thinking on Wall Displays in Early Childhood Settings

Plan your learning environment to accommodate all your unique displays. Download our free pdf – Displays in Early Childhood Settings: 10 reflective questions.  

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