Guardian Early learning Group CEO talks about Storypark

“My educators have said that families often struggle, or don’t know how they can contribute to their children’s learning. Storypark has transformed this for them.  It provides a platform for families and educators to engage and contribute different perspectives on...

/ April 11, 2017

Sustainability and the NQS: program priority or area of focus – Part Two

This guest post is written by Kelly Sims, from Tasmania, Australia. Kelly is the CEO of professional development and customised training provider: Education and Care Connections.  This is part two of a series on sustainability in an early learning setting...

/ April 5, 2017

Sustainability and the NQS: program priority or area of focus – Part One

Growing gardens, nurturing worm farms, recycling & saving water are all a great start… but let’s ask ourselves, how they are impacting the bigger picture, the outcomes for children and overall community? This guest post is written by Kelly Sims,...

/ April 5, 2017

This early learning centre now achieves better outcomes than ever before

Tania Gaffey shared her experiences with using Storypark and how Te Puna Reo o Ngā Kākano (an urban-based, kaupapa Māori, Bronze Enviroschool in Thorndon, Wellington) have used the platform to achieve better outcomes than ever before for their tamariki, kaiako...

/ April 4, 2017

Planning for and extending children’s learning with Storypark

Whether you plan on paper, a whiteboard, face-to-face, or a combination of different ways, we hear the same hurdles over and over… “it’s hard to involve my whole team in planning” . . . “I wish we could better engage...

/ March 17, 2017

The loud teacher quandary

The Storypark blog shares diverse opinions from educators and parents all over the world. Today our guest opinion piece is from the author of ‘Uplifting Early Childhood‘. What are your thoughts? Share them below in the comments, we’d love to...

/ March 8, 2017

Storypark welcomes Western Australia Advocate

Storypark is shaped by leading experts and practitioners from around the world. Our advisors include Charles Pascal, Maria Aarts, Joce Nuttall and Dr Anne Meade. We’re also excited to welcome the newest member of the Storypark Advocates team to Storypark....

/ February 24, 2017

Imagine a classroom without walls – video

3 and 4 year olds can climb mountains! I know this, because I went up a mountain recently with some very capable young children. They trekked for over 2 hours to get to the top of Mount Kau Kau, one...

/ February 22, 2017

Filtering emails to avoid cluttering your inbox

I have an admission. Sometimes I avoid checking my email, even when there are important things in it for me to deal with – because the mere thought of the chaos that is my inbox is enough to make my...

/ February 15, 2017

What is the impact of Storypark for children, families and educators?

What we see: We surveyed our Storypark families to ensure we’re making an impact. We have been delighted with the responses: 97% of parents felt that Storypark has enabled them to be more involved in their child’s learning. 94% of...

/ February 13, 2017