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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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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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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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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Tackle These NQS Changes First

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

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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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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

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