Tag: Planning

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Evaluation and compliance in New Zealand ECE services

 New tools to help with evaluation and compliance for New Zealand learning services We regularly hear from educators and educational leaders that you wish you had more time! You spend a lot of your time reading regulatory documents and guides and figuring out ways to implement the requirements that ensure you provide a quality early learning environment for your children...

/ July 29, 2022
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The planning feature on Storypark – so many possibilities

The planning feature on Storypark – what’s possible? More than you may think! After listening to educators around the world, we realised that everyone plans differently and that there could be no one-size-fits-all solution. Based on this feedback we developed a tool that enables educators to create and manage their own planning templates, and plan the way they want. The...

/ July 23, 2022
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A few changes with the planning feature

Improvements to the Storypark planning feature The Storypark planning feature is one of the most used tools available on Storypark. With that comes a whole lot of feedback from you, our educators, on ways we can tweak the functionality, even more, to meet your needs and make your job easier. Well, sit down because you are in for a treat. ...

/ March 31, 2021

Nurturing Authentic Connections at Journey Early Learning

We recently caught up with Journey Early Learning Quality and Compliance Manager, Mel Comerford from Astute Early Years Specialists to discuss Journey’s switch to using Storypark. With twelve learning services under the Journey Early Learning umbrella, Storypark is now the only platform used for documentation of all children’s learning. It is used not only for learning stories but also for...

/ October 9, 2019

Want a Consistent Approach to Your Planning? Would a Template Help?

Want a consistent approach to your planning? Would a template help? Planning templates provide consistency and continuity, supporting all of your team to use the same format when collecting information and evidence.  We have 12 pre-populated templates for you to use, which you can adapt to suit the way you work, using the language your community and educators are familiar...

/ August 14, 2019

Technology is a gamechanger at Central Michigan learning lab

Mount Pleasant in Central Michigan is home to one of the state’s largest universities. Central Michigan University, with 20,000 students, almost double the population of the city and is known as a “college town”. From its beginnings as a teacher’s college, the university now offers programs ranging from health and science, engineering, business and communications, and technology. The student and...

/ July 26, 2019

Storypark provides a time efficient, holistic planning platform for whole centre planning

Lynne, an early childhood educator for Nelson Tasman Kindergarten Association in New Zealand has been using Storypark’s new planning feature for several months with Nayland Kindergarten and shared with us her experiences and how this service plans holistically with their staff, children and families. Due to the successful experience, NTKA is hoping to roll the new planning platform out to...

/ October 25, 2017

Planning with Storypark helps teachers succeed at Te Puna Reo o Ngā Kākano

Tānia Gaffey is a dedicated early childhood educator and mentor who has shared her experiences with using Storypark’s new planning tools and how Te Puna Reo o Ngā Kākano (an urban-based, kaupapa Māori, Bronze Enviroschool in Thorndon, Wellington) have customised plans to suit their unique curriculum. In New Zealand, Provisionally Certificated Teachers (often newly qualified educators) need to complete induction and training...

/ October 25, 2017

Families collaborate on planning for children’s learning at Norman Park Kindergarten

Kara is a dedicated educator at Norman Park Kindy in Brisbane, has been a Storypark user for three years, and has written before about the impact Storypark has on her work as a teacher and on the lives of the children she works with. Before the new planning tool was released, the teachers at Norman Park Kindy planned using a...

/ October 15, 2017

Plan the way that works for your early learning service with Storypark

What does the new planning feature do? Well, quite a few things it turns out! Storypark’s new planning feature was designed and developed on the advice of our partners and users who told us they need a better way to collaborate around their programme and curriculum planning. After listening to educators around the world, we realised that everyone plans differently...

/ October 4, 2017