Top Tips for Onboarding New Educators

Top Tips for Onboarding 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!...

/ February 27, 2020

Reggio Emilia is a place

Reggio Emilia is a place. Given that the words ‘Reggio Emilia’ often focus our attention on an approach to early childhood education, it is worth remembering that this approach to early learning that has generated so much worldwide attention, is...

/ January 24, 2020

A connected community at YMCA Canberra

YMCA Canberra has a very clear mission statement. They work from a base of Christian values to provide opportunities for all people to grow in body, mind and spirit. Coupled with their vision to have a community which is connected,...

/ January 24, 2020

Tips for starting your teaching year organised

Do you ever feel at the end of your teaching year, that your entire life is in complete and utter chaos? Are you a new teacher who is wondering “how on earth do I stay organised amongst all of the...

/ January 6, 2020

Only About Children

Only About Children (OAC) is a fitting name for the network of early learning services which uses a holistic approach that gives children the platform they need to thrive.  Operating more than 73 early years learning, and kindergarten/preschool campuses throughout...

/ December 19, 2019

End of Year Tips

End of Year Teacher Tips Updated:  20th December 2019 Wow, it’s December already, congratulations on all of your hard work this year!  We really hope you and your families are enjoying using Storypark at your service. To continue to make...

/ December 4, 2019

Changing Perspectives: Viewing Documentation from a Different Lens

Changing Perspectives: Viewing Documentation from a Different Lens Dr. Diane Kashin, RECE, shares with us a personal story about changing perspectives and viewing documentation from a different lens now that she delights in her gorgeous grandson, Griffen. I originally learned...

/ November 22, 2019

Leadership is an action

Leadership is an action Working in an early learning setting can be emotionally, physically and intellectually exhausting. Educators say that they are undervalued and that their very complex work does not always attract the level of professional status that it...

/ November 20, 2019
the importance of belonging

The Importance of Belonging

Let’s talk about the importance of belonging for those working in early childhood education.  A strong predictor of high-quality childcare is that childcare providers belong to a supportive network, whether formal or informal. This sense of belonging translates into higher...

/ October 29, 2019
power in action

Power in Action

“Power…can be intriguing, because power can be surprisingly complex. It can be enticing because power can be seductive. But it can inspire and uplift and exalt because power can be used to help people accomplish marvellous things.” – Blaine Lee,...

/ October 29, 2019