All posts by Marlene Steiner

I have been working in Early Childhood for 42 years, having completed my qualifications in WA. I taught In Kindergarten and schools in WA, NT and ACT before settling in Bright in Northeast Vic in 1986 and taking on the position of the Kindergarten teacher at Bright and District Kindergarten. During my time as the Kindergarten teacher, I was nominated and won the regional Shining teaching award in 2011 and was runner up for the Victorian Excellence in teaching award. In 2012 I became an Early Childhood NEITA winner recipient. In 2013 a new Integrated Centre was built, and we became Alpine View Children's Centre. Being part of a large team has enabled me to continue to grow and develop and learn new skills and an opportunity to follow one of passions of mentoring. I have been incredibly fortunate to have worked with amazing educators, many of which I have mentored to further studies. I have always been passionate about providing an environment for children that supports their individual learning styles and work closely with the schools to support successful transitions.

Children becoming safe and active agents

Engaging children in a conversation on active supervision Active supervision of children is an integral part of quality early childhood education and care. Educators fulfil their essential ethical and professional responsibilities to ensure that children are safe, secure and positively included in experiences that maximise their learning and development. Educators are made aware of this […]

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