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

Fact Or Fiction:  Do Children Really Have 100 Languages?

The well-known poem, ‘100 Languages of Children’ penned by Loris Malaguzzi, founder of Reggio Emilia, encapsulates what this acclaimed approach to early education represents. ‘The child has A hundred languages A hundred hands A hundred thoughts A hundred ways of thinking Of playing, of speaking.’ What are the ’100 Languages of Children’? Malaguzzi believed that […]

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Reggio Emilia Philosophy. Two Boys Playing at Table

What To Look For On A Tour Of A Child Care Centre

Understandably, you want to give your child the best start in life.  And with overwhelming evidence pointing to quality early education as a crucial foundation for future success, choosing a child care centre could be one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make. You’ll find that while child care centres may look similar on […]

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Evoke Early Learning Child Care Centre in Albert Park and South Melbourne

Help Your Child Build Self-Confidence Before Starting Early School

Starting school can be stressful for young children.  It can be a time of great excitement and anticipation, but it can also be a time of change and uncertainty.  The stronger the child’s sense of self, the more likely they are to make a successful transition to this next stage.  It’s natural for a parent […]

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The 100 Languages Of Children

The Italian founder of the Reggio Emilia approach to early education, Loris Malaguzzi, penned a poem called ‘The 100 Languages of Children’ which has become synonymous with his innovative, inclusive child-centred pedagogy. But what does he mean by a child having 100 languages? By ‘languages’, Malaguzzi means the myriad ways that children express themselves.  He […]

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The Importance Of Art In Early Years Education

Art is smart in early childhood development. Every child is innately creative and there are so many ways that they benefit from art exploration during their early education.  Whether they’re sorting pencils into colours, getting messy with clay or swooshing paint onto paper, the skills and lessons they learn from participating in arts and crafts […]

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The Advantages Of Adventurous Play For Kids

Don’t do that, you’ll hurt yourself.  Stop before it ends in tears. Walk, don’t run.  Slow down, or you’ll fall.      If you’re a parent or caregiver, the chances are that you’ve said these words.  Often.  That’s because our natural instinct is to protect children from harm, so our default tends to be ‘no’ in […]

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Evoke Clayton. Image of little girl in pink trousers on slide

The Environment As The Third Teacher

The concept of the environment being the third teacher in an early education environment isn’t new, but it’s an important one to grasp especially in the context of a young child’s learning and development. What do we mean when we say ‘the environment is the third teacher’? The physical environment at school is integral to […]

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Boy playing at Evoke Early Learning Child Care Centre in Albert Park, South Melbourne.

Six Ways To Help Your Baby Settle Into A Solid Sleep Routine At Childcare

For many mums and dads, the first few months of their newborn’s life are a blur and it can take a huge amount of patience and perseverance (plus a healthy dose of humour) to get baby into some sort pattern for their daily routine. And is so often the case, just as life looks to […]

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Five Reasons Why Creative Expression Is So Important For Children

Ever heard someone say their child is not creative? Many of us are guilty of judging creativity in terms of the end result that we see or experience, but our role as adults is not to focus on the end result produced by the child, but rather on encouraging and supporting their crucial journey of […]

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Reggio Emilia Philosophy. Two Boys Playing at Table

What Is The Reggio Emilia Philosophy?

The Reggio Emilia philosophy is a holistic, play-based approach to preschool and primary education which has the child at the centre of the learning process. 

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