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

Study Tour to Germany – A FROEBEL Scholarship for two of our Centre Directors in Australia

In May 2017, Kerri Smith (Centre Director at FROEBEL Fitzroy North) and I (Ivonne Yuliana, Centre Director at FROEBEL Alexandria) were given the opportunity to go to Berlin to gain a more in-depth understanding of FROEBEL as an organisation. After a comprehensive introduction day 1 at the FROEBEL Head Office at Berlin Alexanderplatz, we had… Continue reading Study Tour to Germany – A FROEBEL Scholarship for two of our Centre Directors in Australia

‘Learnings’ from the ‘Top End’ – Bringing Back Inspiration from the ECA Conference in Darwin.

  Last week, the Early Childhood Australia National Conference was held in Darwin.  The overriding theme of the conference was: “This is Childhood – Pedagogy and Practice in the Early Years”. From this theme there were four underlying themes and these were: Inspire, Imagine, Create and Discover.  The ECA conference brings the Australian early childhood… Continue reading ‘Learnings’ from the ‘Top End’ – Bringing Back Inspiration from the ECA Conference in Darwin.