Expression of interest - Gowrie NSW Playgroup

“A mindful place to observe your child unfold naturally” Inspired by the work of Magda Gerber, Gowrie NSW is seeking families with young children, aged 0 – 2...

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Infants and Toddlers: Practice, Pedagogy & Research Conference

22-23 September, 2017 The Infants and Toddler conference will bring together leading National and International thinkers and practitioners in...

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We are diverse and inclusive in how we work

Each centre is unique and draws on the strengths of the community. The traditional owners of the land are acknowledged as original custodians and...

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Our practice is grounded in evidence and research

We draw on a range of pedagogical and a child development theory research and approaches to inform curriculum and day to day practice with children. Our...

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We aim to be leaders in everything we do

In each Centre, philosophy guides decision making and articulates the ‘why’ in our practice. Our Centre Directors are leaders and coaches of their...

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Professional Learning Calendar


Gowrie NSW – Celebrating 75 years with history book

“Every thinking person must realise that when this bitter strife is over, we must build a better world, and it’s only through children that this can be done.” Lady Zara Gowrie, 1941. Last year marked the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Lady Gowrie Child Centres in 1940 by Lady Zara Gowrie, the wife...

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Gowrie NSW Workshop- Recycle, reuse and repurpose: Sustainable resourcing at your centre

In Element 3.22 of the National Quality Standard it states that “resources, materials and equipment are sufficient” and “allow for multiple uses”. Element 3.3.2 also requires that children are supported to become environmentally responsible and show respect for the environment. This workshop...

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Our children are our greatest hope... every thinking person must realise that when this bitter strife is over we must build up a better world, and it is only through the children that this can be done.

- Lady Zara Gowrie


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