March 29, 2023

ATAR – Is It the Be All and End All? Author: Meg Melville

When asked about what is most important to them regarding their child’s school experience, mos

March 29, 2023

Education – A Competitive Industry

Education has become a very competitive industry to operate in, particularly in the independent sector. Traditionally a very slow industry to respond and adapt to the changing demands in the marketplace, schools are now under more pressure to establish and sustain their competitive edge, as parents and their children shop around to research what is on offer and how that will meet their expectations.

March 29, 2023

Dealing with Parent Grievances

Every parent wants the best for their little one attending daycare and it can be a stressful time getting used to leaving their precious baby in the care of others. For that reason the centre can receive many concerns and complaints each day which means, at times, the Centre Manager and Educators have to deal with some difficult parents and situations.

March 29, 2023

Teaching: An Honourable Profession

Teaching is an honourable profession.  To know that you can have a profound impact on a young person’s learning and indeed happiness, from the young child to the young adult, is very powerful!

March 29, 2023

#BreakTheBias – International Women’s Day 2022

The women that work at Class Professionals make up 80% of the team – our ages range from 30 to 60+, and we are all very very different people, from different backgrounds, different countries and all with different hobbies, family lifestyles and view-points.  The thing that bonds us all together in work is that we are a team, we are women who look out for one another, care about each other and want to make each other shine, we are also very fortunate that the remaining 20% of the organisation (the men of the team), are wholly supportive and encouraging of each individual and their own needs to make work ‘work’ for them.

March 29, 2023

The Day in the Life of a Centre Manager (Part 2)

Rest and sleep time is a nice peaceful time in the centre with sleeping children looking ever so cute on their little beds dotted around the rooms while white noise and lullaby’s play in the background. Perfect time to get some much-needed work done but before the Manager knows it, they have a tour of the centre booked in and new parents and two excited children are waiting at the door, eager to see inside and have a play.