Category: ELC


Relationships and Routines

By Liz Day-Liebelt,

The commencement of Term 3 found St John’s Grammar staff attending Flinders University for professional development sessions with Tim Dansie. These sessions focused on developing effective programming and strategies that support individualised learning. A key tenet of the day connected the building of responsive and trusting relationships as central to supporting children’s development and learning.  … Read more

Early Learning Centre Assessment

By Liz Day-Liebelt,

At the beginning of 2018, the Early Learning Centre went through a rigorous assessment and rating process. This is a national requirement to ensure all centres operate to the regulated standard and maintain safe operating procedures for children. The assessment focused on seven areas namely; Educational program and practice Children’s health and safety Physical environment  … Read more

A teacher and parent perspective on building resilience

By Liz Day-Liebelt,

On Wednesday 30 August, ELC teachers attended a Junior School staff meeting for a presentation on the importance of building resilience in children by Madhavi Nawana Parker. Her message is such an important one and as a teacher and parent I found myself immediately inspired and committed to trying some of her suggestions and tips.  … Read more

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By Skylark,

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Montessori National Conference

By Liz Day-Liebelt,

For me, the weekend provided a wonderful opportunity for the new ELC teaching team to listen to, share and discuss a wide range of education topics, including Montessori information. The guest speaker sparked a range of ideas and discussions. Many of the ideas presented challenged us as teachers but one personal “take away” thought was  … Read more

What’s happening at the ELC?

By Liz Day-Liebelt,

Here is an exciting list for you explaining some of the amazing events and work the children have the opportunity to become involved in during their time in the Early Learning Centre. The staff have also participated in Professional Development to help us to provide the best education for your children. The Property Services team  … Read more

  Category: ELC