We love our volunteers!

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Our volunteers have been instrumental in editing, authoring and informing our resources, and their support has made an enormous difference. We salute them!

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”  Margaret Mead

Game designers

Douglas van Hoffen

Douglas is an engineering student at Newcastle University. Since childhood, Douglas has spent countless hours designing board games. Eventually, he also started designing computer games. Doug hopes his game is an enjoyable way for children to build maths skills.


Beth Rogers

Beth has devoted hours to editing the eBooks and their back pages over many years. She also edited the Educational Activities. Beth recently won the ‘Social Inclusion’ award at her local Australia Day celebration. She has worked to support Burundian refugees in her community for over a decade.

Dr Nadine McCrea

Nadine was the founder of the Early Childhood Education courses at the University of New England. Nadine agreed to ‘come out of retirement’ to help with the final editing of our Educator Resources as the Editor in Chief. We are very grateful for her interest and commitment.

Yazmyn Sims

Yaz helped us with last-minute editing of the resources in Moodle. Yaz is finishing her studies in business and looking to start her career.

Members of our Steering Committee are also editing the modules and adding their expertise.

Video read-along readers

These volunteers have read the stories for the children so they can watch the video as they read-along.

Audio read-along readers

These volunteers have read the stories so children can watch the video as they read along.

Video and audio lessons or contributors