All posts by Peter Dixon

CEO - 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.

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10 considerations for ECE leaders responding to Covid-19

Leaders across the ECE sector are being forced to rethink many parts of their operations as Covid-19 changes perceptions, practices and permitted activities. Over the last two weeks, I’ve been talking with CEO’s and leaders of ECE services in Australia,...

/ April 8, 2020
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Rethinking practice and caring in new ways – supporting ECE services through Covid-19

This is an unprecedented time in the ECE profession. Individuals, managers and owners/operators are faced with conflicting pressures: Ethically what’s my/our responsibility to flatten the curve and help care for our society? What will the government mandate around closures and...

/ March 17, 2020

Welcoming parents and families with Storypark

As the holiday memories begin to fade and we focus on the year ahead, an important part of the next few weeks is providing a thoughtful and stress-free welcome for parents and families as they return or start at your...

/ January 7, 2019

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 29, 2018

Enhancing purpose and sustainability in ECE (Part 2)

Storypark’s purpose is to help every child fulfil their unique potential by connecting and empowering the community around them. We do this in a number of ways, one of which is to help attract and sustain relationships with parents (empowering...

/ August 3, 2016

Enhancing purpose and sustainability in ECE (part 1)

With over 3,000 early childhood centres and primary schools using Storypark across 23 countries, the impact and outcomes we create for children, families and educators is now well proven. Whether your organization is a community centre, for profit, not for...

/ August 3, 2016

Why do educators really struggle to engage with parents?

As CEO of Storypark I have the good fortune of working with great educators from all over the world. My job is to listen and understand our partners, educators and advisors to ensure that Storypark evolves in the ways that...

/ May 5, 2016

Who is documentation of children’s learning really for?

“The question in my mind is – who is documentation really for, at the end of the day who does it belong to? Is it a record for the child now or in the future? A tool for children to...

/ April 13, 2016