Resources

Read our blog articles below to get helpful advice and updates on various aspects of ECE centre development. Whether this is your first time or you're a seasoned operator or developer, our articles will help you along your ECE centre journey.

Goal 5: The early learning system continues to innovate, learn and improve

Posted on 21/02/2019

This is the fifth in a series of short articles to break down, analyse and question the implications of the Draft Strategic Plan for Early Learning 2019-29. In this article we’re looking at Goal 5: The early learning system continues to innovate, learn and improve.

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Restricting and Controlling Growth and Strengthening Community Owned Centres - Goal 4 of the Draft Strategic Plan for Early Learning 2019-2029

Posted on 08/02/2019

This is the fourth in a series of short articles to break down, analyse and question the implications of the Draft Strategic Plan for Early Learning 2019-29. In this article we’re looking at Goal 4: Planning ensures that provision is valued, sufficient and diverse.

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Standardisation of Teacher Salaries and Funding Changes. Goals 2 and 3 of Draft Strategic Plan for Early Learning 2019-2029

Posted on 14/01/2019

This is the third in a series of short articles to break down, analyse and question the implications of the Draft Strategic Plan for Early Learning 2019-29. In this article we’re looking at Goals 2 and 3: Every child is empowered through timely access to the resources they need to thrive; and Investment in our workforce supports excellence in teaching and learning.
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Planning for ECE demand

Posted on 18/12/2018

I often find when speaking to people that they will make a comment along the lines of how it seems that new centres are "constantly popping up all over the place". 

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Strategic Plan for Early Learning Goal 1

Posted on 13/12/2018

This is the second in a series of short articles to break down, analyse and question the implications of the Draft Strategic Plan for Early Learning 2019-29. In this article we’re looking at Goal 1: Quality is raised for children by improving regulated standards.

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Strategic Plan for Early Learning

Posted on 29/11/2018

This is the first in a series of short articles to break down, analyse and question the implications of Draft Strategic Plan for Early Learning – hereinafter referred to as the ‘Strategic Plan’. I’ll be tackling this from the point of view of existing centre owners, future centre owners and those that own an ECE building, purely because that’s my wheelhouse and I’m sure others will cover areas relating to teacher pay, funding and curriculum with greater insight than I can. This first article looks at pages 1-21 of the Strategic Plan and covers the introduction and overview sections.

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