5 July

Professional Spotlight: Joanne Chesterfield

Meet Joanne!  Joanne Chesterfield is an RECE at Kids Ko. Childcare Centre in Komoka.  Joanne is enthusiastic in her approach to her life and her work, and she leads with joy and curiosity.  Join us in getting to know her better and celebrating her contributions to the early years community.

1 June

Professional Learning in a Virtual World

A facilitator and a learner sit in reflection and share their perspectives on professional learning in a virtual world.

3 May

Meet Amanda, Strive’s New Project Coordinator!

We asked our new Project Coordinator, Amanda Seabrook some questions to get to know her a little better. Have a read to see what she said!

11 March

Engagement Through Parallel Work: Once upon a Book Club

This is the story of how an Executive Director, a Board Member, and a team of Educators came together in response to a need for a succession plan. However, as the plan unfolded and with the arrival of the pandemic, something unexpected occurred.

17 February

The Lasting Impact of Mentorship

An Educator and her former mentor reconnect after 14 years.  A testament to the power and lasting impact of connection.

18 December

A Year in Review

Reflecting on 2020. The surprises, challenges and gifts this unprecedented year has offered the early learning and care community.

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: