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Part two: What are the steps to data-based decision making in ECE?

Welcome back to the series on data-based decision making in ECE! We’re looking at how data and analysis coupled with our own professional intuition and insight can inform better decision making in early childhood education. (Missed part one? Check it out here). In utilising data-driven decision-making to tackle childcare problems, Ernst and Young, highlight its importance, “comparable to finding that...

/ June 20, 2024

Part one: What are the benefits of data-based decision making in ECE?

Welcome to the series on data-based decision making in ECE! We’re looking at how data and analysis coupled with our own professional intuition and insight can inform better decision making in early childhood education. Data based decision making is simply leveraging data such as parent feedback, ECE market trends, educator and services’ performance, and financials to guide the process of...

/ May 27, 2024

Welcoming parents and families with Storypark

As we return to work with fresh energy and inspiration for an exciting year ahead, now is a great time to prepare for a thoughtful and stress-free welcome for children, parents and families as they return or start their journey with your early learning service. This blog post shares some of the most successful tips and techniques practised by leading...

/ January 18, 2024

Top Tips for Welcoming New Educators

Top Tips for Welcoming New Educators We all know what it’s like to learn something new, a new sport, a new recipe – how about new digital documentation software?  When you have a guide, it can be that much easier! We’ve crafted some handy resources to get your new educators onboard. We also know that each service uses Storypark in...

/ January 15, 2024

End of Year Tips

End-of-Year Educator Tips Wow, it’s getting to the end of the year already. Congratulations on all of your hard work!  We hope you and your families enjoy using Storypark at your service. We’ve put together some handy tips and information to continue to make things as easy as possible for you throughout the holiday season. Note: If your learning service...

/ November 19, 2023

Story types: Consistently create quality documentation

If one of your goals is for your educators and centre is to deliver high-quality documentation consistently, then story types are a key tool to support your achieving this. Story types are customisable prompts – or scaffolds – that help guide and inspire educators to create meaningful, quality stories. Story types are especially useful to guide and help educators gain...

/ October 16, 2023

Improving documentation and enhancing engagement

Improving documentation and increasing family engagement at Network Child Care Services Offering child care services to over 1,800 children across Toronto, Network Child Care Services is a non-profit organization licensed by the Ontario Ministry of Education. Established in 1991, Network has expanded from its roots as a home-based child care service to providing high-quality child care services and programs to...

/ May 29, 2023
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Updated Android Educator app – what to expect

The updated Android Educator app is here! We are excited to share that the updated Android Educator app is now available for Android users! With a new design and several features that were not available in the old app, we think you are going to love it as much as we do! What to expect with the Android Educator app...

/ May 14, 2023

Storypark supports British Columbia’s children, families and educators

Storypark is a registered Canadian company that was originally founded in New Zealand. Our customizable platform supports early childhood education services across Canada and over 30 other countries. We are required to meet a plethora of privacy and safety requirements, and this blog post explores how Storypark specifically fits within the British Columbia context. Storypark’s commitment to security and privacy...

/ May 4, 2023
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Streamlining communication processes

The Learning Enrichment Foundation is a community-based non-profit in Toronto, Canada. It supports the local community in meeting various needs through employment training, immigrant settlement services, language training, and youth programs. It also has 24 early childhood education and care centres serving 1855 families. LEF is one of the largest childcare providers in the City of Toronto. A need for...

/ March 23, 2023