“One of the most exciting experiences in my career”

#10YearAnniversary Some of our Sydney families, and certainly most of our FROEBEL Fitzroy North families will remember our former colleague Theresia Wollnitz who worked with us for a couple of years from 2013, first as Early Childhood Teacher at FROEBEL North Sydney, later as teacher, Room Leader and Assistant Director at FROEBEL Fitzroy North. She… Continue reading “One of the most exciting experiences in my career”

Professional Exchange at ‘Kindergarten im Lützelsteiner Weg’

By Eva Quinn-Walters, Early Childhood Educator at the Professor Lynn Corcoran Early Learning Centre: FROEBEL Parkville) Whilst travelling through Europe this summer, I had the pleasure of visiting the FROEBEL Kindergarten Lützelsteiner Weg in Berlin. Theresia, the Director of the Centre (previously Assistant Director at FROEBEL Fitzroy North in Melbourne), was very welcoming, showing me… Continue reading Professional Exchange at ‘Kindergarten im Lützelsteiner Weg’

5 Days in Germany – Attending the Biennial FROEBEL Leaders Congress in Wolfsburg and FROEBEL Services in Cologne

by Geraldine Zimmermann On May 3rd, I found myself on a plane heading to Germany, as I was given the opportunity to attend the biennial FROEBEL Leaders Congress. More than 250 centre directors, managing directors, members of the board and other FROEBEL partners and sector stakeholders participated in this event which was held at the… Continue reading 5 Days in Germany – Attending the Biennial FROEBEL Leaders Congress in Wolfsburg and FROEBEL Services in Cologne

Reflections on technology as a meaningful tool for early learning

By Joyce Lam Prior to attending Early Childhood Australia’s Live Wires Forum in Melbourne, I reflected on how I worked in promoting STEM experiences and activities at FROEBEL. I realised that whilst Science, Engineering and Mathematics were strongly presented through everyday experiences, Technology was not as actively implemented. I slowly began to realise why: I… Continue reading Reflections on technology as a meaningful tool for early learning