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Hi, I'm Michelle!

I am an Early Childhood Consultant and Trainer and I lead the team at Hourglass Time Education.

We deliver training and support Early Childhood Education & Care services and the families who attend their settings.

I’ve been working in the sector for more than 20 years in many different roles including; as an educator, teacher, director, assessor, manager and consultant.

I’m lucky enough to have worked in many organisations such as; Semann & Slattery, Gowrie SA, NCAC, large providers as a Regional Manager for 90 services and community-based services.

We are based in South Australia and love to work with people here in SA and interstate.

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We are an early childhood education consultancy team with a focus on wellbeing, NQF, parenting, operations and leadership. We support and inspire early education service leaders and educators to improve quality, embed critical reflection, enhance team culture and develop leadership.

We are passionate about creating NEW and exciting ways of doing things such as PowerQIPing and Distributed Leadership.

We deliver this support through Professional Development training, coaching and mentoring and face-to-face support including parent courses. 
 

We work with families, educators and leaders to ensure their service is operating in the best way for the whole community and that everyone has the tools they need to support children.

If you follow our socials, you will also see Michelle presenting at conferences, travelling around Australia supporting services with Mock Assessments and hosting special guests in Adelaide. 

What do we do?

Our Team

Our team is here to offer face to face consultations, service visits, zoom catch ups and ongoing support for you, your team and families!

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Michelle

Founder and Director 

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Diamond

Consultant & Trainer

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Early Childhood Operations Leader

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Mandy

Consultant & Trainer

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Amy

Consultant & Trainer

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REBECCA

Nutritionist & Parent Coach

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about the team

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Your Mock Assessement was so thorough that we had all the compliance areas covered and the ESB weren’t able to find anything we didn’t have done. It was well worth the moment and has given us a lot of direction. We couldn’t have done it without you, because of your recommendations in the report and on the day, we are hopeful for a positive outcome.
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Proud to work with these services across Australia

and many more!

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