Our vision

A Centre of excellence for Educators of Children 0-5

We Believe that:

CHILDREN ARE OUR GENERATION’S LEGACY

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CHILDREN :

  • Are teachers.
  • Are competent, capable and curious
  • Learn best when they play, laugh and are joyful
  • Are passionate
  • Have the right to be themselves
  • Are achievers
  • Are leaders
  • Are accepting
  • Have rights
  • Are imaginative
  • Are adventurous
  • Are innovative
  • Are resilient
  • Are decision makers
  • Need time to think and dream.
  • Need to express their ideas in many different ways

 Educators can

  • Motivate
  • Encourage environments of participation
  • Listen
  • Learn
  • Love
  • Facilitate
  • Support
  • Inspire
  • Reflect
  • Be courageous
  • See the whole child
  • Be human
  • Be resilient
  • Create awareness of the world around us
  • Acknowledge the power of relationships with children
  • Celebration of achievements

 LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS ARE SHARED AND EVERYWHERE

All things here, now and past and what can be.

 Learning environments

  • Shape experiences
  • Create thinking
  • Inspire imagination
  • Provide children with the opportunity to take a risk and attempt challenges
  • Reflect the children’s world
  • Provide possibilities and flexibility
  • Embed cultural competencies
  • Create safe boundaries
  • Are inclusive
  • Reflect the community and the world around us
  • Create awareness of the world around us
  • Advocate play
  • Create and provide opportunities for play and fun.
  • Support the development of the whole child.

 FAMILIES 

  • Families are the first educators
  • Learning begins before birth
  • Bonding and attachment are integral to human life and growth
  • Families have a deep knowledge of their own child
  • Families are tellers of their own cultural story
  • Families’ relationships with their child is unique
  • Families’ empower

Child

  • A child connects into many communities.
  • Children need to be seen and acknowledged within a community
  • A child develops awareness about their community
  • A community complements the development of a child’s identity
  • A community is what we all make (by building connections, developing acceptance and extending learning)
  • A community is where we belong.

 Quality interactions and experiences

  •  Child Centred
  • Interest based
  • Respectful Communication