Towards #100PercentLiteracy: 9% to 82% in a year

Towards #100PercentLiteracy: 9% to 82% in a year

I work a day per week in a school in a low ICSEA (Index of Community Socio-Educational Advantage) area in Tasmania. The principal and staff are amazing. And so were the principal and staff before the current lot. They care. They trust each other and they work as a...
Social Skills… You’re Welcome.

Social Skills… You’re Welcome.

At the moment our team of fabulous speechies are screening and assessing the speech and language of nearly 700 early years Tasmanian school children. These little people, forming and growing, never fail to delight. Every one of them is magnificent. The team are...
I Wonder… Do Other Mothers Worry As Much?

I Wonder… Do Other Mothers Worry As Much?

School is going back and it triggered one of the lovely mums I (Rosie) work with to send me the most incredible, honest, vulnerable email. It’s worthy of a wider read because she so beautifully captures the heart of many mothers I know whose children have...

A Unicorn Job

“You’ve got a unicorn job(!) – the kind of job everyone wants to have… except they don’t really exist!” So said a friend of our wonderful team member Renee, about Renee’s magical, marvelous work. After seven years raising her daughter, Renee was...