By CELA 9 Apr, 2018

Create a surprise in your planning

The Land Cruiser Workmate Emma Fenton and her colleague Vicki take on outback roads for a month at a time is packed to the brim with the resources they need for early learning and play sessions with children scattered across a 220,000 km square western NSW region that also touches Victoria and Queensland.

By CELA 26 Mar, 2018

Speaking the language of families, it’s up to us

After last week’s story about the happy outcome of a completely unexpected Ratings and Assessment visit, we’ve been thinking more about quality ratings and about how ACECQA’s research shows families are still largely unaware of what they mean.

By CELA 13 Mar, 2018

OSHC takes a stand against bullying #NDA2018

Darren Brisbane has previously shared the innovative ECE-OSHC kindergarten transition program at his service, Sherpa Kids St Paul’s. He’s back this week and excited to share the work the St Paul’s team has undertaken to prepare for Australia’s National Day Against Bullying and Violence this Friday, 16 March 2018.  

By CELA 12 Mar, 2018

Does style triumph over substance?

Can a focus on the outward appearance of early learning centres distract families and educators from the most important questions of quality early learning?

By CELA 5 Mar, 2018

This old step

I call it a step, but it started life as an over-sized building block and the first children who played with it are probably turning 50 this year.

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