NQS Help From Expert, Michelle Rogers Are you looking for NQS help? Have you printed out the guide to the National Quality Framework yet? All 693 pages? Sure it could be a handy doorstop, but we’ve wheeled in our resident … Read More
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
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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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
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
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
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
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