Our NSW Curriculum Mentor, Priscilla Carmichael and our NSW General Manager, Monique Beange, are no strangers to the biting behaviours of toddlers. Testing themselves in a social context, these tots push and pull, working out how to ‘be’ themselves and how they fit into the world. Read more
Guardian Early Learning Group’s Blog
The latest news, articles and media releases from Guardian Early Learning Group.
Guardian Early Learning Centre – Barangaroo is a beautiful childcare centre in Sydney’s CBD. With state of the art facilities, water play area, a wide range of resources, sandpits and reading nooks, it’s a wonderful space to grow, develop and learn. Centre Manager Chloe Flannery heads up the team at Barangaroo, and we take two minutes to find out about her views on early learning, her career background and what she enjoys doing in her downtime. Read more
It’s been a hive of activity at Jacaranda Early Learning Centre – Underwood of late! The centre recently acquired a bee hive complete with native Australian bees, which has created quite the buzz at this early learning centre in Brisbane. Read more
Although there are many things that contribute to an enriched and loving early learning journey for your children, understanding the government’s National Quality Standard (the benchmark for care) and how each centre measures up is a good place to start.
Once a childcare centre gains approval to open its doors, it is subjected to ongoing assessment under the National Quality Framework (NQF). This framework sets a high benchmark for early childhood education and care. It also helps families make sound decisions around the type of care they want for their children. Read more
For many of us, eating is not only a necessity but it’s also a joy (and something we think about a lot!). And it’s the same for the children at Sweet Peas – an early learning centre in Sydney. Every day the centre is open, you’ll find David Colenso in the kitchen cooking up healthy and delicious meals or running cooking classes for the children. Read more