FOUNDED BY ACCOMPLISHED CHILDCARE ADVISOR JAE FRASER,

THE SCHOLARS GROUP IS A BOUTIQUE COMPANY SPECIALISING IN ALL ASPECTS OF THE CHILDCARE INDUSTRY FROM CONSULTING TO MANAGEMENT TO NEW CENTRE STARTUPS.

 

 

 

THE SCHOLARS GROUP supports childcare centres across the country with a range of do-it-yourself resources, professional advice, support and expert information. THE SCHOLARS GROUP can help existing centres prepare for assessment and rating, improve their processes and effectively manage their centres.  

See how we can help your business grow. We offer professional management consulting services, plus practical plans and information resources for your childcare business to thrive. We envisions a world in which all children and families are able to fulfill their greatest potential.

Whether you’re looking for support with the ongoing operational requirements of your existing childcare centre including compliance and business management, or are wanting to build a new centre and need help from the ground up we can help. SCHOLARS CONSULTING can provide you with the professional Childcare Management services required for business success.

OUR APPROACH

We work in partnership with centre owners to create a custom management plan that allows for maximum results.

OUR KNOWLEDGE

Real hands on experience ranging from the corporate sector to owning and running a centre.

OUR FOCUS

Doing what ever it takes to make your business a success.

Our team of expert consultants are ready to help you with all your business needs. To make our business work we need to understand your business. And the more we understand the better

 
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Jae Fraser

Jae has worked in childcare for more than 18 years as a practitioner, creating and managing over 500 corporate centres and operating his own early learning centres along with industry duties. Jae understands and ensures that there needs to be a healthy balance between quality and business performance, he instills this in his team ensuring the very best outcomes are achieved.

  • Experienced in all facets of the Early Childhood and education sector

  • Setting the benchmark and best practices in the early learning industry

  • From Start Ups, to trouble shooting and complete transformations of existing centres to make them quality, profitable businesses

  • Executive of Australian Child Care Alliance – Both National and QLD

  • Awarded Young Manager of the Year in 2013 – AIM

 
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Melanie Excell has over 15 years’ experience in the Early Learning and Education industry and is a university trained teacher, holding a Bachelor of Education and is passionate about early education and preparing children for a successful future.   Melanie has worked in various roles in the Early Childhood and Education sector including teaching, Centre Director, Area Manager of both small and large groups of centres across Australia and more recently a senior management position in a large childcare company. 

 
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Andrea Bowden

Andrea has more than 30 years experience within education sector and has held positions as a teacher, lecturer, school Principal and manager of Early Education facilities, across government, private and not for profit sectors. Andrea holds a Masters of Education and is passionate about creating dynamic and stimulating learning spaces for children.

 
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Jenni Gilmour

Jenni has over 21 years’ experience in the Early Learning and Education industry. Jenni has worked in various roles in the Early Childhood and Education sector including Centre Director, Lead Educator, Educator and has more recently been involved in Operations Administration roles.

A mother of one beautiful boy, Jenni understands how important it is that our centres are meeting the needs of the parent as well as the child. Jenni is dedicated to ensuring the smooth running of the centres and ensuring that all of the administration side of the business is of a high standard.