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We often consider children’s belonging, being and becoming without much reflection on our own.
Be inspired with practical ideas in this Gowrie NSW Education Hub ‘how to’ tutorial.
Did you know there is a friendship between music and maths? Bring the joy of music into your centre through this practical Gowrie NSW Education Hub Tutorial on Demand.
Explore different forms of communication including ‘What to say, When to say it and How to say it’ in a range of situations and gain effective techniques in this Tutorial on Demand with Suzi Scott.
A key strategy in building ‘A lively culture of professional inquiry' is through critical reflection.
Support children’s life-long learning through this tutorial with fun, practical and inspiring tools to nurture children’s imagination and creative expression.
Explores the role of the Educational Leader with two 40 minute Tutorials on Demand and learn how to build a community of reflective practitioners and strategies for maintaining momentum.
Be somebody who makes every child feel like they belong.
Learn about the benefits of physical environments that say ‘yes’ to children during this Gowrie NSW Education Hub Tutorial.
Discover how play develops across age groups and how the environment and resources could help or hinder children’s learning.
Aboriginal symbol Story Stones are a popular educational resource to spread awareness of Aboriginal culture and cultural practices.
Equip your centre with these two essential resources, Story Stones and NQS cards!
63 Flash cards to help you and your staff navigate your way through the changes in the NQS.
Gowrie NSW have created a simple to use resource that quickly explains and defines the quality areas of the NQS supporting the implementation in everyday practice.
Expand your knowledge on the importance of implementing primary caregiver groups with this Gowrie NSW Education Hub Tutorial on Demand.
What does it mean when children complete tasks again, again and again? Learn how schemas contribute to children’s learning.
Make a difference in the world by embedding sustainable practices into your centre.
Take control of your learning and up-skill your whole team with Tutorials on Demand.
Michelle Hamilton, a proud Wiradjuri woman, is widely respected for her work with children, families, professional educators and communities on including and valuing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives in the Early and Middle Childhood Education and Care sector. Michelle is a regular guest lecturer at Universities and conferences on Indigenous Cultural Competence. She has led more than 60 Yarnin Circles across NSW and the ACT. Have a conversation today with Michelle to bring inclusion into your Centre programs.
Suzi Scott brings 25 years’ Early Education and Care sector experience specialising in areas including the National Quality Framework, Continuous Improvement Planning and Mentoring Early Education and Care teams. Suzi’s approach is based on ensuring better outcomes for families and children through respectful care.
Education and Care Consultant
As a Consultant for the Education Hub at Gowrie NSW, Jessica brings a strong background of knowledge drawn from her experiences as an early childhood teacher and director. Jessica has worked in a range of settings such as community adult education, parent run playgroups, Reggio Emilia inspired settings and Rudolf Steiner Schools in New Zealand and Australia.
Jessica has a particular interest in the theories and philosophy of relationships in early childhood environments. This interest formed the basis of her Masters in Education thesis and explored how the beliefs held by Rudolf Steiner early childhood educators influenced their practices of forming relationships with children in their first year of attending preschool. Prior to working in early childhood, Jessica trained and practiced as a visual artist and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Otago Art School in New Zealand.