Author - Tracey Davey

Tracey Davey Operations Manager At Evoke Early Learning Daycare Albert Park.

Tracey Davey

General Manager of Operations Evoke Early Learning and Nominated Supervisor

Tracey is a highly qualified educator and administrator and brings a strong combination of academic achievement, extensive work experience in the education and business sectors as well as drive and passion to her role as General Manager of Operations at Evoke Early Learning.  

Tracey has a Master of Education and an Advanced Diploma of Business and holds VIT Dual Registration to teach in Early Childhood and Primary School settings.  She’s also a VIT Trained Mentor Teacher and has worked in ECEC settings as a Director, Educational Leader and as a Victorian Senior Area manager.  Her recognition as a state finalist in the recent Director of the Year Awards is testament to her achievements in the early education sector.

Her extensive work experience also included a stint as Head of Curriculum at the Royal Children’s Hospital Education Institute and positions as head of ICT at a number of large primary and secondary schools.   Tracey is also experienced in not-for-profit sessional kindergarten settings and long daycare environments, so she has a deep understanding of what’s required to support the needs and expectations of young children, educators, parents and caregivers.

Tracey is responsible for operational management at Evoke Early Learning’s Clayton centre in Oakleigh East and their Albert Park centre in South Melbourne and is deeply committed to leading and driving effective and sustainable service delivery throughout the company.

Tracey is passionate about making a meaningful difference to young children, their parents and the wider community and under her expert guidance, Evoke Early Learning is continuing to raise the bar in quality early education and childcare.

More posts by Tracey

Building Resilience In Young Children

Resilience.  We know the value of being able to bounce back from difficult challenges and adapt to life’s ups and downs, but are some people naturally more bulletproof than others or can resilience be taught? The good news is that everyone can learn resilience skills - regardless of their age. That said, the earlier that […]

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Mindfulness and Parenting

Parenting isn’t easy and there are many times when it doesn’t match up to expectations or reflect the perfect picture of family harmony which you see so often in carefully curated social media feeds or glossy magazines.   Parenting is real.  It’s precious and beautiful and rewarding, but it can also be messy, challenging, unpredictable, […]

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Why Loose Parts Play Is Critical For Healthy Childhood Development

When you watch young children at play, you’ll quickly see that they’re drawn to things that they can manipulate, move around, take apart, combine, manipulate and interpret.   The concept of ‘loose parts’ was formalised after British architect Simon Nicholson published a paper on the topic in 1971.  He had been researching the impact of various […]

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Does The Choice Of Early Learning Centre Affect A Child In The Long-Term?

A child’s learning journey starts from the minute they enter the world and we know that the early years are critical for their healthy development.  Their brains grow rapidly during their first few years of life and it’s the time when foundations are laid for the development of vital cognitive, physical, social and emotional skills. […]

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All You Need To Know About School Readiness

Most parents feel a sense of apprehension about their child’s transition to big school.  Is my child ready for the change?  Do they have the foundational skills necessary for the more formal learning environment?  Will they cope? This article unpacks the concept of ‘school readiness’ and discusses ways to nurture and develop a child’s cognitive, […]

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Why Reading Is The Route To A Lifelong Love Of Learning

There isn’t an educator, researcher or child development expert in the world who doesn’t agree that reading enhances a child’s cognitive and intellectual development.  Exposing children to books and reading from their earliest days feeds their natural curiosity, enhances their cognitive development and can ignite a lifelong passion for learning. Early literacy lays the foundation […]

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Your Baby’s First Day At Daycare - Looking After Them And You

How do you feel about sending your baby to daycare?  Are you wracked with guilt?  Anxious at the thought of separating from your little one?  Distressed because you feel like you’ll be losing control?  Overwhelmed by the enormity of this next chapter?  What to expect on baby’s first day at childcare Baby’s first day at […]

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Preparing Your 3 Year-Old For Their First Day At Kindergarten

Excitement.  Trepidation.  Uncertainty.  Doubt.  Nervousness.  Anxiety.  Stress.  Fear.  And that’s just how some parents feel ahead of their three-year old starting day care.  Imagine all the emotions your little one is feeling! Of course, not everyone is daunted by the idea of starting day care or kindy, but we do know from experience that preparing […]

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Why Evoke Early Learning Is One Of The Best Early Schools In Clayton

If you’re investigating childcare and early education options for your little one (or your future little one!) and live in or around Melbourne’s south eastern suburbs, then Evoke Early Learning in Clayton should be on your radar. As with all our Evoke Early Learning centres, our Clayton site is inspired by the Reggio Emilia educational […]

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Why Evoke Early Learning Is One Of The Best Early Schools In Albert Park

We understand that choosing a child care centre for your little one can be a challenge, but if you live near South Melbourne, look no further than Evoke Early Learning in Albert Park. While it may sound like we’re blowing our own trumpet, we’re confident that Evoke Early Learning in Albert Park is one of […]

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