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Social Media for Out of School Hours Care

Co-Founder Firefly HR OSHC SpecificRecruitment | Director Pennant Hills… See more 6 articles Following We all tend to use social media for our personal lives, but what about for our OSHC centres? Why don’t we stretch our reach to families and the...

Educational Leader: How supported are they in Out of School Hours Care?

One of my strengths, reflecting, is also a weakness. I find I over think and over reflect to the point of all i’m doing is reflecting. But one area I’ve been reflecting deeply on over the last 10 weeks is...

Educator Performance Culture and Coaching for Out of School Hours Care (OSHC)

Firstly, I love OSHC! There’s no denying that. I love promoting the industry and I love sharing when I find something good with others in the industry. Luckily with Firefly HR, I can help make that happen. Earlier this year...

Gender Balance in Out of School Hours Care.

It is not unknown that there is a gender imbalance in the OSHC industry, that the ratio of male to female educators is very much skewed towards female. But why? I wanted to write a piece on promoting males in the OSHC...

Speaking out for OSHC at the ECED 2019 Roadshow

On Monday last week (June 27) I participated in the Early Childhood Education 2019 Roadshow presented by the The Early Childhood Education Directorate (ECED). I’ll be honest – I was hesitant to book in for the event at first as...

Defining a Child’s Failure Through Achievement Environments

There is always a concern when children do not respond well to mistakes and failures they endure.  How they face failure and how they define failure is more significant than the difficult decision of determining if children should or should...