NZ government recommendations support the use of Storypark

Wellington Kindergarten teacher Sonya McIntyre and Peter Dixon (Storypark’s CEO) made a submission as part of a NZ Parliamentary Inquiry into engaging parents in the education of their children. This blog post is an extract from the recently released report following the conclusion of the...

/ December 8, 2014

60 great gift alternatives to toys for Christmas

As the festive season draws ever closer, people start thinking about Santa Claus and presents. This blog post by Storypark’s CEO Peter Dixon provides some alternative ideas for gifts this Christmas. I was inspired by a blog post I read...

/ December 1, 2014

Long Day Care Professional Development Programme Opportunities

The Long Day Care Professional Development Programme (LDCPDP) is the single biggest investment ever in Australian professional development for child care and early learning educators in long day care (LDC) services. There are a lot of opportunities to invest your...

/ November 25, 2014

Introducing Learning Trends!

Educators are phenomenal people. They’re scientists, musicians, paramedics, counsellors, negotiators, leaders and strategists, all at any one given moment. Based on your guidance and the guidance of our partners and expert advisors, Storypark is excited to release our latest development, Learning...

/ November 23, 2014

Growing Kiwis

This blog post is an announcement from Growing Kiwis’ Director Nimo Naamani and Storypark’s Chief Executive Peter Dixon on the recent merger of Growing Kiwis into Storypark. Over the last year Growing Kiwis has been considering many options to expand...

/ November 18, 2014

Supporting families in Melbourne

This story has been written by Michelle Pagel, an educator at Vista Way Kindergarten in Melbourne, Australia. It offers a practitioners perspective of the impact Storypark has had for families in a low socio-economic area. Our kindergarten educates and cares...

/ November 10, 2014

Celebrate children’s learning journeys with new photo books

Over the past year Storypark has been receiving an increasing number of requests from parents asking to be able to print a beautiful keepsake, learning journal or coffee table book that they can have or share as a gift with...

/ November 5, 2014

New printing options!

Storypark’s printing functionality has had a makeover offering teachers more flexibility. Choose an image layout that suits your story. Print only what you want. Turn on or off comments, learning tags, date and author. Print community posts, child notes and...

/ October 28, 2014

Criteria, standards, planning and technology

Courtney Caligiore is a senior teacher who is part of a large early learning centre in Melbourne. In this blog post she describes their centre’s journey in delivering quality education and documenting their work within Australia’s National Quality Framework. I am...

/ October 13, 2014

Open-door learning in Japan

Writing from Japan, Storypark’s partners talk about local education and how the innovative practices of Tokyo Community School are supporting their educators and children. The Tokyo Community School is an internationally-minded Elementary School with a “doors-wide-open” policy that encourages people...

/ October 6, 2014