ELAAvate

Every week during Victorian school terms ‘ELAAvate’* brings you all the latest news from the early learning sector plus updates from ELAA on our events, policy, and practice resources. There’s also special editions for major events and campaigns.

*’ELAAvate’ replaced eNews on a weekly basis from 3 March 2022

May

16

ELAAvate 16 May 2024

In this week’s edition of ELAAvate, THRIVE highlights, Federal budget analysis and much more.
Also in ELAAvate:

-Reminder: complete your 2025 Kindergarten Services Intention Survey
-Start Out Safety Training: guiding children’s learning in becoming safe and independent road users
-Mapping the path: let us guide you to Early Years Management Success
-Best Start, Best Life: Financial incentives for kindergarten teachers and educators
-Are you meeting your OHS obligations?

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May

09

ELAAvate 9 May 2024

In this week’s edition of ELAAvate, 2024/2025 Victorian budget analysis, THRIVE: ELAA office phone lines closure, ECA Reconciliation Symposium Reflection and much more.
Also in ELAAvate:

-Explore Professional Learning early Childhood STEM Programs with Museums Victoria
-ELAA seeks member insights for innovative workforce solutions
-New National Early Years Strategy 2024-2034
-Mapping the Path: Let us guide you to Early Years Management Success
-Best Start, Best Life: Financial incentives for kindergarten teachers and educators
-Are you meeting your OHS obligations?
-Start Out Safety Training: guiding children’s learning in becoming safe and independent road users
-Share your story with the ELAA Community.

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May

02

ELAAvate 2 May 2024

In this week’s edition of ELAAvate, watch our THRIVE video to meet our inspirational speakers from ACECQA, the Victorian Government, AERO, your fellow ELAA members and more.
Also in ELAAvate:

-Provisionally Registered Teacher (PRT) Grants: applications are open
-Best Start Best Life: career opportunities and support
-OHS seminar: Safety – not child’s play
-Empower your team’s wellbeing: the DE’s wellbeing program
-Bunnings Melbourne Trade Expo 2024
-Share your story with the ELAA Community.

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Apr

26

ELAAvate 26 April 2024

In this week’s edition of ELAAvate, ELAA’s CEO drove a further 1,000 kms to speak with some of our regional members operating over 100 services across Western and Northern Victoria.
Also in ELAAvate:

-Thrive: 3 weeks away – Don’t delay, get your tickets today
-Andrew Cameron, ELAA’s CEO, Regional roadshow
-HumanAbility Vic roadshow confirms sector priorities
-Complete your 2025 Services Intention Survey by 17 May
-Best Start Best Life: Career opportunities and support
-How to talk to your children about conflict and war
-Governance Training
-ELAA’s capability assessment support service
-Bunnings Trade and AEG’s redemption offer
-Share your story with the ELAA Community.

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Apr

18

ELAAvate 18 April 2024

In this week’s edition of ELAAvate, we welcome you to term 2 and much like term 1, this term will be full of exciting opportunities for ELAA and our members.
Also in ELAAvate:

-Thrive: 4 weeks away – Get your tickets today
-Welcome to term 2 – A few words from Andrew Cameron, ELAA’s CEO
-Salary increases after April 2024
-Classification and leave calculations: ELAA’s calculation services
-A guide to ECEC recruitment
-Officeworks: Complete the survey for the chance to win a prize
-Strengthen your coaching and mentoring capabilities
-Governance training
-HESTA Early Childhood Education & Care Awards
-Share your story with the ELAA Community.

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Mar

28

ELAAvate 28 March 2024

In this week’s edition of ELAAvate, we conclude this term on a high note with an engaging journey, meeting with ELAA’s regional and rural members. Also in ELAAvate:

-Thrive: Inspiring sustained excellence – Discover the event’s program!
-Term break learning: ELAA’s Learning Brought to Life platform
-Key ELAA calculation insights
-HESTA Early Childhood Education & Care Awards
-Join the practicum exchange network
-Free professional development –A new era in ECEC training
-Share your story with the ELAA Community.

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Mar

21

ELAAvate 21 March 2024

In this week’s edition of ELAAvate, the focus is on sun safety and the valuable resources available in ELAA’s PolicyWorks catalogue to assist early childhood education and care services. Also in ELAAvate:

-VECTEA 2024 – employers confirmed and ready to go
-April 2024 VECTEA wage increase – key processing dates
-Bunnings AEG’s redemption offer
-Results of ELAA’s Term 1 2024 Pulse Check survey
-National ECEC Workforce Census
-Navigating employee performance: solutions unveiled
-Upcoming governance session: financial management
-Thrive: Inspiring sustained excellence – register now
-Share your story with the ELAA Community.

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Mar

13

ELAAvate 14 March 2024

This week, ELAAvate features a forthcoming seminar focusing on Occupational Health and Safety tailored for early childhood education professionals. Also in ELAAvate:

-A Guide to Early Childhood Education and Care Recruitment
-Translated resources for Reconciliation Week 2024
-Kids Day Out event with Good Friday Appeal
-Responsibilities of the Committee of Management in managing staff
-Get early childhood compliance knowledge online
-Thrive: Inspiring sustained excellence – register now
-Share your story with the ELAA Community.

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Mar

06

ELAAvate 7 March 2024

In this week’s edition of ELAAvate we are thrilled to announce that the SAEW project is now officially live! Early childhood educators can now access this free professional development in their first 12 months of work. Also in ELAAvate:

-New training: Managing staff for Committees of Management
-ELAA presents at the Productivity Commission
-HumanAbility State and Territory Roadshow 2024: VIC Regional Consultation
-Coach and Mentor Program
-Timetable request for 2024 ThingleToodle sessions
-Thrive: Inspiring sustained excellence – register now
-New year. More support. Better value at Officeworks
-Share your story with the ELAA Community.

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Feb

29

ELAAvate 29 February 2024

In this week’s edition of ELAAvate join ELAA in shaping the future of the Early Childhood Education and Care sector in Victoria by registered for a Best Start Best Life reform focus group. Also in ELAAvate:

-New training: Managing staff for Committees of Management
-Do you have a Reconciliation Action Plan?
-Closing the Gap in ECEC
-Term 1 pulse check survey
-Governance videos
-Thrive: Inspiring sustained excellence – register now
-ELAA’s capability assessment support service
-Navigating long service leave in Victoria
-Timetable request for 2024 ThingleToodle sessions
-Share your story with the ELAA Community
-Bunnings has ELAA members covered

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