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 the best early schools close to South Melbourne.  We truly believe that the way of life here, our beautiful and inspiring spaces, our educational philosophy, our strong values, our supportive relationships, our experienced and caring team and our overall professionalism in everything that we do sets us apart from other child care centres and kindergartens.

But don’t take our word for it!  Check out our many Google reviews and our 4.5 star rating and if you’d like to experience our centre for yourself before you make that all-important decision, we warmly invite you to book a tour.

Why is Evoke Early Learning Albert Park different from other child care centres?

For starters, everyday life at our centre is guided by the globally acclaimed Reggio Emilia approach to early education.  This innovative philosophy recognises, values and respects each child as a uniquely creative, curious and capable individual who can self-direct their own learning based on their passions, observations and interests. 

Reggio Emilia is widely acknowledged as setting a strong foundation for a young child’s readiness for entry into kindergarten and early school and for inspiring a lifelong love of learning. 

We know from experience that children thrive in play-based environments and that’s why our classrooms and outdoor areas have been carefully designed and purposefully resourced to support this self-guided curriculum through play.  Our safe and nurturing spaces have also been curated to suit the children’s different developmental stages.

Our spaces are also very nature-forward because the Reggio Emilia approach believes that the environment is the ‘third teacher’ (alongside the educators and the child’s parents, family and community). 

Another important differentiator is our inclusive and authentic environment which is culturally representative of the community around us.  Everyone is welcome - and made to feel welcome.

How does our approach set us apart?

We’ve talked about Reggio Emilia and how this inspirational philosophy has influenced the way of life at Evoke Albert Park, but it’s also important to know how your child will benefit from this approach.

In a nutshell, our approach builds the following skills and abilities:

  • Resilience
  • Responsibility
  • Self-confidence
  • Empathy
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Social skills
  • Problem-solving
  • Scientific and critical thinking
  • Language and cognitive skills
  • Fine and gross motor skills

Our centre supports every aspect of a baby and young child’s development - and for some useful background on the vital formative years, check out this article on why high-quality child care matters for children’s development.

Why our values are important

Professional, trusting and reciprocal relationships are at the heart of what we do. 

We put enormous value on nurturing strong and positive relationships between educators and the children, between our school team and the child’s family, between the children themselves and between the children and the wider community.   In short, we value people.

Our team is comprised of professionals who dedicate their heads, hearts and hands to supporting and guiding your child to thrive.

Integrity is another defining characteristic of Evoke Early Learning Albert Park.  We do what we say we’ll do and we’ll always be transparent and open.  Your family will be an integral member of our wider school family and we welcome your participation as an active partner, collaborator and co-advocate for your little one during these vital formative years of learning.

We’re also deeply committed to setting the benchmark in terms of excellence in early education and care.  We don’t want to be ‘just another child care centre’.  We aim to be the best. 

A final word on why you should consider Evoke Early Learning Albert Park If your child is aged from six months to five years and you’re considering child care options in the area around South Melbourne, we’d love to meet your family.  We have 135 places at our premises located at 230 Albert Road, South Melbourne and you can get in touch us through the website, by phone on 03 9682 2220 or via email at admin.albertpark@evokeearlylearning.com.au.

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