Louise has been working in the early childhood industry for 20 years, firstly as an Early Childhood Teacher and then a Director, both teaching and non-teaching. She has experience in private and community-based services across all service types and has extensive experience in all facets of managing large and small services.
Louise has worked as an NCAC Validator and as a TAFE Teacher specialising in management, research, responsible behaviour, play and programming units. Louise has been responsible for managing groups of students across all study modes (full time, part time and flexible delivery) as well as assessing students currently working in the early childhood industry for recognition of prior learning (RPL). Louise always strives for a professional and personal approach to support and encourage all students to reach their goals.
Louise has written and reviewed TAFE CHC08 and CHC113 Community Services (Children’s Services) Training Package learner guides for TAFE and learner resource material specifically for OTEN TAFE and was the winner of a Teaching Excellence award in the TAFE NSW Western Sydney Institute – Staff recognition awards, 2008 and again in 2014.
Louise has a Dip teach (EC) (SCAE), a B Ed (EC) (Macquarie University) and a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (including LLN). She is continually remaining up to date and current with regular and consistent professional development.
Louise is a strong and enthusiastic advocate for the early childhood sector, and has a commitment to raising the status of the sector and profession and a passion for informing and motivating others to remain up to date and current. Louise is one of the Director’s of Because it Matters P/L.