EastWood Early Education | Our Child Care Philosophy
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Our Child Care Philosophy

Our Philosophy


  • To provide the highest quality, authentic opportunities and resources that encourage children to discover and construct knowledge and understandings.
  • To empower children.
  • To foster partnerships between children, parents, teachers, community members and professional bodies.
  • To value the unique contribution of each child.
  • To create responsive learning environments and relationships, equitable experiences, and a sense of belonging, catering for diversity and inclusion.
  • To have a holistic approach to children and learning.


“Give a man a fish and he eats for a day, teach a man to fish and he eats for a lifetime” – Lao Tzu


Our Goals


  • To provide a warm, inviting and friendly atmosphere where children and families feel welcomed, safe and secure
  • To provide an environment that caters for the needs of all children, and encourages the healthy development of physical, emotional, cognitive, creative and social skills
  • To cater for each child’s individual needs through the planning and implementation of programs designed for their specific interests and needs
  • To provide a safe and hygienic learning environment
  • To support parents in their roles. To involve parents in all aspects of the program, respecting their opinions and input.
  • To develop an inclusive program that respects and values the diverse backgrounds and abilities of all children and families.