Motivated employees are the key to workplace safety, Curtain University says

Safety in the workplace is less about following rules, and more about ensuring employees take initiative and behaved in a proactive manner, research recently published in the European Journal of Work and Organisational Psychology, has found.

2 days ago

by Freya Lucas

The role of rituals in building strong ECEC teams aligned with core values

What’s the first thing that springs to mind when you hear the word “ritual?” Sitting at the same place at the table for Christmas dinner every year? Something you see happening in a place of worship? Always ending off a call to a loved one with the same phrase?

6 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Trusting in transformation: the role of trust in the change management process

Recalling a recent shift in her early learning centre’s structure, St Peter’s Girls’ Early Learners’ Centre Director Kate Mount delved into the need for there to be a shared understanding amongst educators as the centre entered a new phase of operation and practice. Here, Kate explains why trust was essential in order to transform.

22 days ago

by Kate Mount, Centre Director, St Peter’s Girls’ Early Learners’ Centre

Want creative solutions from your team? Give them incentives and space says new report

Researchers from the University of Texas have outlined an effective formula for unlocking the creative potential of employees incentivise them to create “an abundance of ideas, even mediocre ones and then have them step away from the project” for a period of time.

24 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Landscapes of transformation: changing education for changing times

The provocation and prospect of transforming pedagogical practices with young children prompts Reggio Emilia Australia Information Exchange committee member Kerrie O’Neill to think about many dimensions of the early childhood landscape. Here, she considers how best to transform the learning journey of Australia’s youngest citizens, babies.

a month ago

by Kerrie O’Neill, Reggio Emilia Australia Information Exchange Committee Member