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

Why Regular Bedtime Is Crucial For Children

Getting children to bed at night isn’t just important for preserving the sanity of the parents.  It’s vital for the healthy development of young brains too. Researchers in the UK found a correlation between consistent bedtimes during early childhood and cognitive performance and suggested that going to bed at different times each night during those […]

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Your Complete Guide To Incorporating Reggio Emilia Ideas At Home

If you’ve chosen a Reggio Emilia-inspired early learning school for your child or are considering enrolling them in one which embraces the principles of this child-centric philosophy, you may be interested to learn how to incorporate Reggio Emilia ideas in your home. After all, the Reggio Emilia philosophy is a lifestyle approach, not confined to […]

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Effective Ways To Teach A Young Child About Sharing

Starting early when it comes to teaching a child about sharing and why it is important will set them up for life. Sharing is an important skill for many aspects of life including making and retaining friends, having strong relationships, coping with disappointment, negotiating outcomes and being successful at work.  Sharing is also a learnt […]

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Supporting Your Child's Language Development

The early years are critical for a child’s language development, especially when you consider that by the time the child is five years old, almost 90% of their brain development has already taken place! Toddler usually say their first words between the ages of 12 - 18 months, but the foundations for communication and language […]

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Your Guide To Why Quality Childcare Essential For A Child’s Healthy Development

The established view among experts is that quality childcare and early education leads to better outcomes in life. The reason for this is that all the experiences a child has during the critical formative years have a strong - and lasting - effect on their academic and social success and on both their physical and […]

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Why Music Is So Important For Healthy Development In Early Childhood

Thank you for the music, the songs I'm singing Thanks for all the joy they're bringing Who can live without it? I ask in all honesty What would life be? The catchy lyrics from one of Swedish mega group, Abba’s most popular songs could well be a metaphor for the important role that music plays […]

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Teaching Children about Nutrition

Food, glorious food… Something that’s essential for life and has the capacity to bring great joy. One of the greatest gifts we can give our children is the understanding of the symbiotic relationship of nutrition and good health. It’s never too early to begin building good eating habits for children. Getting the correct balance of […]

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Is there a place for mindfulness in early education?

The idea of mindfulness and being present in the moment isn’t new, but it tends to be seen more as an adult concept rather than one which has benefits for young children. The fact is - teaching children about mindfulness can lead to many good things including better self-esteem, a greater ability to manage their […]

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Why Outdoor Education Matters In Early Childhood

For many people, ‘outdoor education’ conjures up images of school camping trips, petting zoos and excursions into the countryside. But the reality is that outdoor education doesn’t only involve structured activities outside.  It starts as soon as a child is born when they are gently exposed to the outdoors and it continues throughout life as […]

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How To Use Positive Language To Boost A Child’s Self-Esteem

Language has a strong influence on how a child feels about themselves and when it’s used effectively and positively, it can be an extraordinarily powerful force for good. The way we speak to young children during their formative years - both at home and at in early education environments - impacts their sense of self.  […]

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