16 January

What’s in a Name?

What’s in a name? Turns out, quite a bit. Bonika Sok shares how she learned to shed shame and embrace both her name and identity (and why you should too!)

19 October

Professional Spotlight: Michele Andersen

Meet Michele!  Michele is an enthusiastic RECE and a Team Leader at Parkwood Children’s Centre.  Michele leads with humour and inspires those around her with her positivity. Join us in getting to know her better and celebrating her contributions to the early years community.

29 August

Re-Introduction to Nursery School Programs

Over the summer months, nursery schools from across London-Middlesex-Elgin shared their expertise and professional knowledge in relation to nursery school programs, what makes them unique, and what they have to offer our community!

2 August

An Invitation to Rest

You’re cordially invited to join the Strive team as we explore how to better balance our professional goals and commitments with our need for rest.

4 July

Parks and Podcasts: A Recipe for Reflecting & Recharging This Summer

Looking for a way to reflect, recharge, and take the lead in your own learning journey this summer?  The Strive team has curated a list of podcasts sure to inspire, engage, and entertain you.  Happy listening!

1 June

Meet Olivia, Strive Project Intern!

We asked our Strive Project intern, Olivia Musico some questions to get to know her a little better. Have a read to see what she said!

New Strategic Plan!

We are pleased to share with you Leading Inspired Learning, our strategic plan for 2020 – 2023. This is a transformative time in the Child Care and Early Years sector. This plan outlines the change we want to inspire and the strategies we will implement in the next four years.

Over the next four years, we will leverage our knowledge and expertise to be leaders in the sector. We will build strong partnerships and create opportunities for connection. We will focus on serving as a catalyst to help Child Care and Early Years professionals achieve their goals and build their professional capacity.
Together, we will reach our goal of providing the best care to children in our community.

We hope you will join us in leading inspired learning!

Become a member

Strive is here to support all your professional learning needs. We understand that it may be difficult to attend professional learning events in addition to your work day but that you value your professional growth. That is why we created an online learning platform with discussion boards, forums, and resources that you can access any day, any time! We will continue to grow our online library of resources in response to the community’s needs.

Early Learning Professionals are invited to join Strive Online, now hosted on the MyTurn platform: