male early childhood educators

Why Male Early Childhood Educators Need To Fight For Diversity, Not Call For Gender Balance

We take a deep dive into the complex issue of male educators in early childcare Our January blog post asking why there’s a shortage of male early childhood educators in Australia generated huge social media engagement, so we’re following up … 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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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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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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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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Educa Announces Free ECE Thought Leader Webinar Series

Webinar Themes: Educational Quality Practice & ECE Business Management At Educa, we share your belief that every child’s early experiences at home and school should be inspiring and engaging. We also know high-quality interactions with children and parents require inspired … Read More

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male early childhood educators

Why Is There A Shortage Of Male Early Childhood Educators?

Missing In Action: Male Educators On The Fringe Male educators working in the early childhood sector are finally getting their own national association. February 17 will see the official launch of the Australian Association for Men in Early Childhood (AAMEC) … Read More

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Working with millennial employees in early childhood education

Working With Millennial Educators In Early Childhood Education

What They’re Saying About You: The Generational Divide In Childcare Asking educators what it’s like working with their younger cohort brings out the criticism. But this is not a blog post about bashing newbies in the sector. It’s about coaxing … Read More

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