All posts by Freya Lucas

With over 15 years experience working in a variety of Education and Care services, and qualifications in Early Childhood, primary teaching, and Library and Information Management, Freya is currently employed as the Manager of Early Childhood at McArthur. For over 40 years McArthur has provided multi-specialist recruitment services that deliver exceptional career outcomes for candidates and outstanding business results for clients. Passionate about the possibilities that can be ignited in the hearts and minds of educators through connecting them with information and resources, Freya is on a continuing journey of professional learning. Believing that, as Aristotle said, "The whole is greater than the sum of its parts" Freya is always seeking ways to build and enrich genuine and reciprocal relationships with others, and to foster, facilitate and grow lasting and powerful connections between educators, children, families and communities. Freya was the recipient of the 2013 Jean Arnot Memorial Fellowship for her work “Many spokes, same hub”, which outlined the potential and possibility to be found in deep partnership between Universities, Early Childhood organisations and libraries, and has published articles in the UK, New Zealand and Australia.

From Adelaide, to Paris, with hope

When I heard the news about the attacks in Paris, I’d just come back from walking along the pier at St Kilda beach. The skies were grey, there was a light drizzle falling, and there were many boats of various shapes and sizes bobbing on the waves. I had the ubiquitous white ear buds pumping […]

Empowering children through empowering choices

One of the most painful life lessons we learn as we grow is that while we are free to choose our actions, we are not free from the consequences of them. How can early childhood professionals foster environments where children are encouraged and supported to make meaningful and significant choices and be agents for real […]

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