Welcome Emily Howard

This week we welcomed Emily Howard to the team at Emerald, by all accounts a great day had by all. Emily leads with the philosophy that children are learning through a play based structure. Emily has made the decision to relocate from Melbourne after a holiday in Coffs starting some six weeks ago. Our gain,…

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Seeking Trainees – Certificate III and Diploma

WANTING TO MOVE TO THE NEXT STEP IN YOUR CAREER?Certificate III and Diploma Traineeships available. A traineeship is the perfect start for your child care career. You will work full time whilst you study for your Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care in a supportive environment. Are you already a Certificate III and…

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Childcare Photos

After two disastrous years with school photography attempts, we have hit reset on the school photos. For 2020, we have engaged with a local professional photographer (Lyss Photo Stories, Alyssa Evans), Lyss comes with excellent recommendations but importantly an online portfolio for parents to preview photos before committing to purchase.  For the photoshoot, Lyss will be…

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Unpacking Our Walker Learning Teachings

As this style of teaching becomes embedded in our classrooms, many parents are asking what is it all about? How will it support my child? Especially in the preschool classroom and in supporting their school readiness? To help you understand this new way, we have prepared an information sheet on ‘What You Can Expect’. This…

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Moving Forward – An Update

The last few months have been trying for many of our families, our educators and businesses in general. With large numbers of families withdrawing their children at the beginning of the Pandemic, as a business, we had to make many difficult decisions. Our educators entered into agreements with their hours reduced as a result of…

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The New XPLOR Home App – How We Communicate

One of the primary forms of daily communication that we use with families is posting messages and alerts via the Xplor system. Previously these were known as ‘admin posts’. On the Home app, they are referred to as ‘Messages’. These messages can be accessed via the ‘Accounts’ tab. As the Home app becomes fully integrated with our…

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