Tag: early education

Jun

Meet our Educators: Louise Shaw – Lou’s Family Daycare

Q – What is the best thing about working with little people? A – ​I don’t see it this way – as a Family Day Care Educator I see it as working with the family as a whole. I like to understand a family’s circumstances, their reasons for care, cater towards their needs as a whole. […]

May

Meet our Educators: Sally Cook – Footsteps Early Learning Centre

Q – What is the best thing about working with little people? A – ​One of my favourite aspects of working with little people is what they teach and remind me of everyday; to find wonder and excitement in everyday life. To be an active participant life. To learn something new everyday. Ask for help when […]

Apr

Meet our Educators: Marney – Wee Wonders, Kensington

Q – What is the best thing about working with little people? A – The love and care you can give them, and the reward of watching them grow and learn. Q – What’s a standout moment of joy you’ve had as an Educator? A – When my babies learn to say my name, and watching them […]

Mar

Keeping the positivity flowing…

We’re in uncertain times. But it’s not all doom and gloom… let us show you how to stay positive, and use the resources you have to make the most of the situation. In today’s blog we’ll: Suggest ways to continue communicating with your enrolled families through this uncertain time Offer suggestions for early childhood activities […]

Feb

Meet Our Educators: Emily Robinson – Little Avalon Family Daycare

Q – What is the best thing about working with little people?A –  Enjoying the simple things in life and I love seeing the world from their little eyes. Even a simple walk can really remind you of how their perspectives are so different. They’re still so open and innocent, and they’re not rushing, so […]

Jan

Meet the Professionals: Astrid Kylstra – Dentist

Full name: Astrid KylstraQualification: Bachelor of Dental Science (Hons) Qld Q – How long have you been a practicing Dentist?A – I graduated in 1994, so I have been practicing for a long time!! Q – Do you often treat children in the preschool or early schooling years?A – Yes!! We love to see young […]

Dec

Meet Our Educators: Blaise Simmons – Bluey’s Treehouse Early Learning Centre

Q – What is the best thing about working with little people? A – The thing I love most about working with children is the reminder to live in the moment. There is no tomorrow or yesterday, its all about right here, right now. They are so open to everything and just watching them play […]

Nov

Meet the Professionals: Penelope Dalton – Occupational Therapist

Full name: Penelope DaltonQualification: Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy) Q – How long have you been a practicing Speech Pathologist?A – I’ve been a practising O.T for forty years. Q – Do you often treat children in the preschool or early schooling years?A – I work with children of varying ages – from two […]

Oct

Meet our Educators: Shelley Scholten – Learn, Play and Grow Family Daycare

Shelley Scholten has seen quite a lot in her twenty one years as an Early Childhood Educator. She was nominated in our “Awesome Educators” competition earlier this year, and we feel very privileged to chat to her. Q – What is the best thing about working with little people? A – I have been teaching […]

Sep

Meet the Professionals: Karen Atkinson – Speech Pathologist

Full name: Karen AtkinsonQualification: Bachelor of Speech Pathology; Master of Special Education Q – How long have you been a practicing Speech Pathologist?A – I graduated as a Speech Pathologist almost 20 years ago and have been working with the paediatric population ever since, apart from a few years off to have my own children. […]