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

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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Feb

22

ELAAvate 22 February 2024

In this week’s edition of ELAAvate we’re really excited to tell you that registrations are opening for the SAEW project – a partnership between ELAA, Gowrie Victoria, and the Y Ballarat to provide free E-Learning Training Modules to enhance the capabilities of early childhood educators.

-Catch the ELAA Road Safety Team @ the PBC Expo this weekend
-Save the date to ‘Thrive’
-Free professional development for Educators
-NQF Snapshot showcases Victoria’s high quality
-Grant for disadvantaged and vulnerable communities
-Extreme weather: a call to review emergency management plans
-ECEC OHS learning event – 26 March 2024
-HESTA’s top cashflow tips
-Effective committee meetings – drop in session
-Have your say on regional and remote workforce programs
-Share your story with the ELAA Community.

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Feb

15

ELAAvate 15 February 2024

In this week’s ELAAvate read about ELAA’s new website re-development project and how ELAA members can let us know what they would like to see in a new ELAA website. Also in ELAAvate:

-Financial incentives for kindergarten teachers and educators
-Save the date to ‘Thrive’
-Share your story with the ELAA Community
-Evening Leadership Series
-VAEAI First Nations Educators and Teachers Survey
-ECEC OHS learning event – 26 March 2024
-Seamless employee onboarding
-VECTEA professional development days
-Committee governance training
-What can your service do about children left in cars?
-Get a 50% discount at the Pregnancy, Babies & Children’s Expo.

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Feb

08

ELAAvate 8 February 2024

In this week’s edition of ELAAvate read about ELAA’s new live, face-to-face event for the ECEC sector in 2024. Also in ELAAvate:

-Help us to build a better website for members
-Skilled migration visa nomination program
-Term 1 2024 Pulse Check survey is live
-Optimising performance: proactive management strategies
-The SAEW Project – free e-learning training
-Get your service really covered with AB Phillips Insurance
-Effective committee meetings – drop in session
-Get fast facts about transitioning to Early Years Management
-Get a 50% discount at the Pregnancy, Babies & Children’s Expo
-Bunnings Trade PowerPass benefits for ELAA members.

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Feb

01

ELAAvate 1 February 2024

In this week’s edition of ELAAvate ELAA’s CEO, Andrew Cameron, talks about what members can look forward to in 2024. Also in ELAAvate:

-VECTEA 2024 discussions underway: last chance to join
-Share your story with the ELAA Community
-Ensuring accurate payroll records: a reminder for the new year
-Upcoming governance session: ‘Starting from the Beginning’
-Great PD, training and resources for members in 2024
-Face the future with confidence – HESTA Super with impact
-ACCC calls for fundamental change
-A unique Road Safety Education professional learning opportunity
-Get a 50% discount at the Pregnancy, Babies & Children’s Expo
-Time is now for consultation on VEYLDF revision
-Updated national learning frameworks now operational

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Dec

14

ELAAvate 14 December 2023

In this week’s edition of ELAAvate ELAA’s CEO, Andrew Cameron, reflects on a big year for ELAA and our members. Also in ELAAvate:

-Share your story with the ELAA Community
-Give your feedback – Early Years Strategy
-SAEW project enters final stages
-Employment and Onboarding Guide
-Professional development under the VECTEA
-Bunnings Trade PowerPass program for ELAA members
-Unlock success with the Employee Management and Development resource
-Summer safety information from The Royal Children’s Hospital.

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Dec

08

ELAAvate 8 December 2023

In this week’s ELAAvate read about the Victorian Government’s new Best Start, Best Life Workforce Strategy for Early Childhood Education and Care. Also in ELAAvate:

-ELAA office Festive Season closure dates
-taking this survey will help you get ready for Pre-Prep
-ELAA seeks member insights for innovative workforce solutions
-important end-of-year leave calculation information
-maximizing teacher support: VECTEA 2020 insights
-Vic Government announces final childcare centre locations
-there’s a job for you in early childhood education in Victoria
-children and hot weather
-festive road safety: the Fatal Five
-an easier way to keep your service’s policies up-to-date.

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