All posts by Peter Dixon

Peter was born in Auckland and went to Brooklyn Kindergarten. Since then he has helped develop a number of ventures in both New Zealand and North America, and worked to support other organisations who believe in making a difference in the world.

Why are child care and early years programs in Nova Scotia shifting to Storypark?

Storypark is Canada’s leading online platform for family engagement, pedagogical documentation, and professional development. It is used by quality focused ECE services across the Provinces, including the Nova Scotia College of Early Childhood Education (NSCECE) in Halifax who are using...

/ September 2, 2022

L’AFÉSEO propose un outil numérique de pointe aux centres éducatifs francophones

Ottawa, le 17 juin 2022 – L’Association francophone à l’éducation des services à l’enfance de l’Ontario (AFÉSEO) dessert plus de 300 fournisseurs de services à l’enfance francophones à travers l’Ontario, au Canada. Depuis l’émergence de la COVID -19, nous ressentons...

/ July 4, 2022

AFESEO to provide Francophone centres with leading digital technology

L’Association francophone à l’éducation des services à l’enfance de l’Ontario (AFESEO) supports over 300 Francophone ECE services across Ontario, Canada. Since the emergence of Covid-19, the ability to communicate and collaborate online in support of children’s learning has become more...

/ July 4, 2022
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Recruitment and Retention: Standing Against an Outgoing Tide

According to Gallup, the cost of replacing an individual employee can range from one-half to two times the employee’s annual salary. They calculate that this means U.S. businesses are losing a trillion dollars every year due to voluntary turnover. A...

/ February 3, 2022

Why are so many centres shifting to Storypark?

In 2021 we’ve welcomed the largest volume of new customers we’ve ever seen who are already using an alternative family engagement platform and want to shift to Storypark. We work to make every customers’ set-up and ongoing Storypark journey exceptional,...

/ October 4, 2021

Supporting high quality ECE outcomes in Toronto

The Quality Early Learning Network (QELN) is a group of leading not-for-profit early learning and family support agencies who are dedicated to the impact they make for children, families, educators and communities in Southern Ontario. Although the organizations who are...

/ August 19, 2021

How to grant an assessor access to your Storypark account

Storypark is a valuable tool that can support an effective NQS Assessment and Rating process. Authorised Officers (AO’s) can be invited to access information in Storypark and thereby evidence the great work of your team. This process is accepted by...

/ March 16, 2021

Supporting your families with Australia’s best resources

Storypark’s Families App offers parents and guardians Australia’s most relevant and useful parenting resources through an exclusive partnership with the Raising Children Network.  Up-to-date articles, videos and other information about children from birth to 5 years old are tailored for...

/ November 12, 2020

Digital documentation – Who owns children’s information?

Digital documentation – Who owns children’s information? This article includes observations from Dr Chip Donohue and Storypark Co-CEO Peter Dixon around the use of digital documentation technology with children and the storage of information. It also answers questions around who...

/ November 3, 2020

Our new normal – the importance of building relationships and sustainability

COVID-19 has been a stressful but insightful journey for the ECE profession, changing some day to day practices in line with temporary requirements, and others in a way that will never return to what used to be considered ‘normal’. With...

/ June 28, 2020