Tag Archives: Social Development

Trauma & Addiction…

Recently I completed my studies in Counselling with no intention of working as a counsellor. Weird I know… Someone once asked me if I was addicted to studying. I’m not, or maybe I am. I actually enjoy learning, meeting new people and having shared thoughts. But I also like the brain stimulation, the stress of deadlines, …

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Reflection on Practice…

For the past 12 months, I have been facilitating Reflection on Practice (RoP) Sessions. I have been working collaboratively with other Early Childhood Professionals to put together sessions on Positive Behaviour Guidance and Using Communication and Visuals to Support the Care Environment. Based on the feedback that was received after the sessions, many Educators reflected they wanted more …

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Fitting in the Multicultural Classroom…

When I first moved to Sydney, I was the weird kid. I had a very heavy French accent and I spoke very minimal English. The English I did know was cringe-worthy, I mimicked my dad’s proper British accent, my grammar was all over the place. Within a few days of being in my Year 1 class, …

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Circle of Security…

“I’m here for you”.  This is such a simple, yet powerful statement. He’s just naughty: When an Educator explains to me that Child A is out of control, is testing the boundaries, is just plain naughty. I listen. I continue to listen when they say “he’s so manipulative, I just know he’s testing me”. Young …

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