Belinda Quinn is a dedicated and passionate professional in the field of Early Childhood Education, with a strong commitment to fostering the growth and development of young minds. With a solid background in teaching and a heartfelt drive to create nurturing learning environments, Belinda has had the privilege of positively impacting children’s lives for several years.
In her role as Hub Manager at Shine Bright Early Years Management, Belinda leads with a vision to provide stimulating and engaging educational experiences for children. Her responsibilities encompass strategic planning, team coordination, and ensuring that the centers uphold the highest standards of early childhood education. By cultivating a collaborative atmosphere among staff, parents, and community members, Belinda aims to create enriching environments where each child can flourish.
Belinda’s journey in Early Childhood Education began as an Early Childhood Teacher in Bendigo. During this time, she cultivated a deep understanding of the developmental needs of young learners and honed her teaching techniques to establish a foundation for lifelong learning. Belinda cherishes the memories of guiding young minds through their critical years of growth.
She holds a Bachelor of Early Learning, Early Childhood Education and Teaching LaTrobe University
Outside of her professional pursuits, Belinda is a proud mother of three wonderful children. Her personal experiences as a parent further fuel her dedication to providing quality education and care to children. She firmly believes that every child deserves the opportunity to thrive in a safe and nurturing environment.
Belinda’s heart beats for Early Childhood Education. Witnessing the spark of curiosity and joy in a child’s eyes as they explore the world around them is a constant reminder of the profound impact educators can make. She is unwavering in her commitment to advocate for the importance of early learning and to inspire fellow educators to create a solid foundation for future generations.
Introducing Bridy Bourke, a dedicated professional with over 20 years of experience working in the field of early childhood and with 3 children of her own. Bridy is passionate about the critical first five years of a child’s growth and development and feels passionate about advocating for the children’s voice and giving children every opportunity to thrive.
Bridy is grateful for the opportunity to work with children and the trust that parents place in us to care for their little ones. It is a privilege to be a part of their growth and development, fostering a nurturing environment where they can thrive, learn, and explore with confidence.
With a deep understanding of the importance of early childhood education, Bridy has committed her career to creating nurturing and stimulating environments for young learners. Through her extensive experience, she has gained valuable insights into child development, pedagogical approaches, and effective teaching strategies.
As a previous instructor at Bendigo TAFE, Bridy’s approach involves mentoring and placing a strong emphasis on wellbeing to achieve positive outcomes. This will crossover to supporting staff at the HUB to be the best they can be. I believe that when staff feel supported and valued, they thrive therefore providing a safe, inclusive, and positive environment for children and families.