Two weeks ago our guest writer Doreen Blyth ‘broke the internet’ with her reflection on whether Outside School Hours Care was treated as the middle child of the education and care sector. Today she returns with another reflection, this time keeping her story’s twist to the very end.
It’s tempting to dance our way through life avoiding words such as ‘dynamic’ or ‘complex’ or, indeed, ‘inclusion’. They’re words that threaten to make our heads explode as we fear this feeling of creating an extra job.
Poor quality training is back in the news, sadly, and we want to hear your stories both good and bad. As an RTO, we know how much work goes into maintaining our compliance and providing quality training and we feel very sad for the educators of all ages who spend their time and money with […]
“Do terms such as intentional teaching and child-led learning actually take away educators’ confidence to teach?” In my last post for Amplify!, I talked about the perception of early childhood and care (ECEC) in the government and public eye. This also gets me thinking about whether perception plays a role in how teaching and education practices are undertaken in […]