Anarchy & the EYLF Pirates

Refuse. Resist. Rebuild.

There is power in a union

There is power in a union ‘But you dont need to be a member just to get the new pay?’ No, you don’t. You can leave it to others To … Continue reading

February 21, 2016 · 2 Comments

Back from the Dead Red

Back from the Dead Red (Jacquotte Delahaye) has to fake her death once again to survive the dichotomy of working within the early childhood sector. It is like walking a … Continue reading

January 18, 2016 · 8 Comments

Decolonising Solidarity: Dilemmas and Directions for Supporters of Indigenous Struggles by Clare Land- a book review.

It was with excitement that I received a copy of this book by Clare Land to read. I have read articles by Clare Land before and enjoyed her writing and … Continue reading

September 29, 2015 · 1 Comment

The Silent Fractured Heart

Each and every day, I sit here in silence nursing my fractured heart. I am not writing to you because I want your sympathy or your pity. I simply want … Continue reading

September 9, 2015 · 1 Comment

Working in the Panopticon

I hear some educators now have to sign a log every time they leave the room even to go the toilet. Incidents! they cry. Ratios! Evacuation! But it is not … Continue reading

August 25, 2015 · 2 Comments

Which way to turn?

I am an early childhood educator. I write reflections about what I am teaching the children, what they learning, what ideas we are working on together and the like. I … Continue reading

August 18, 2015 · 4 Comments

We need to talk …

How do I feel about the Assessment and Rating process leading up to it? I feel pressured. I feel rushed. I feel pushed. I’m a professional early childhood teacher, educator, … Continue reading

June 30, 2015 · 6 Comments