The Golden List: What Makes A Great Casual Educator?

At Talent Now, we’re lucky to work with a great pool of talented and experienced casual educators. Since our launch last August, our team has had the opportunity to collect the best insights from Centre Directors and Educators about what makes a fantastic educator. We’ve brought this list together into an article with some valuable […]

What they said…

We all know how vital casual educators are to the childcare eco-system and how important their role is to the effective functioning of any centre. Take a look at these suggestions below pulled from our survey of 50 educators. By implementing a few simple measures, you’ll likely get a lot more from that extra set […]

Tips from educators for educators

Talent Now surveyed fifty casuals about the good, the bad and the ugly of working casually. Many had worked in permanent and casual positions and were able to provide great insights for centres and educators. Experienced educators have many so many wonderful tricks up their sleeves or in their resource bags. We have shared some […]

Resources for a rainy day

Lock down left families clamoring for easy and exciting activities to keep kids engaged throughout the day. Regardless of COVID-19, these activities will put a smile on your face.

Casual educators are more than just cleaners

Talent Now surveyed fifty educators about the good, the bad and the ugly of working casually. Many respondents had worked in permanent and casual positions and were able to provide great insights. Most educators surveyed felt centres could do much more to get value from their casual staff. We were surprised (and a little dismayed) […]

The Clean Hands Jam

Who would have thought twenty seconds was such a long time! When we tried to wash our hands for the recommended 20 second time frame, it quickly became tedious, so we can only imagine how boring it is for children. We thought we’d help by creating the Clean Hands Jam. When sung twice it will […]

Talent Now: The Founder & Her Story

Liddy Korner is the Founder of Talent Now. We interviewed her to learn more about her journey in creating Talent Now, and what motivates and drives her. What inspired you to create Talent Now? When my son started day care, I realised how important a centre’s culture and staff are to a child’s development. What […]