“It’s great to see the ABS announcing proposed changes to occupation titles defined by ANZSCO to modern titles that accurately reflect the crucial roles that our early childhood educators and teachers provide,” a spokesperson from Early Learning Association Australia (ELAA) said.
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With the announcement that a Melbourne Early Childhood Education and Care provider will trial Saturday morning kindergarten sessions to cope with increasing demand, ELAA Acting CEO, Megan O’Connell, featured in this story on Seven News …
Early Learning Association Australia (ELAA) has called for “a shake up of funding and hours” as new Child Care Subsidy (CCS) changes come into force, seeking greater equity for those living in childcare deserts (as defined in a 2022 Victoria University report).
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The report, ELAA Acting CEO Megan O’Connell says, “also shows that the childcare ‘market’ is not operating as you would expect.”
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Early Learning Association Australia’s (ELAA) Road Safety Education Team were recently featured in Family Day Care Australia’s (FDCA) ‘Jigsaw Magazine’.
ELAA, in collaboration with the TAC for the Starting Out Safety program, invited Baw Baw Family Day Care to be the very first family day care service o participate in their Starting Out Safely – Road Safety Education (RSE) Inquiry Project. (more…)
ECEC sector responds to multi-employer bargaining submission – G8, ACA, ELAA, The Parenthood comment (The Sector)
The early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector has begun to respond to this morning’s announcement by the United Workers Union that it will make an application to the Fair Work Commission today for Multi-Employer Bargaining (MEB) in the ECEC sector.
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The Early Learning Association Australia (ELAA) has commented on the launch of a Draft National Strategy for the Care and Support Economy, describing it as “a key step forward” to understanding what works to attract and keep workers across the care sector, including early childhood education and care (ECEC) workers.
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A national approach to the Care and Support Economy – coordinated action across our vital sectors (The Sector)
Today saw the release of the Draft National Strategy for the Care and Support Economy.
I’ve been pleased to input to this strategy, both through the Senate Committee into Work and Care and more recently attending the Care and Support Roundtable.
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The Draft National Strategy for the Care and Support Economy was launched by Prime Minister, Anthony Albanese, on Sunday 28 May.
It’s a key step forward to understanding what works to attract and keep workers across the care sector including Early Childhood Education and Care workers as well as managing the Early Childhood Education and Care market in Australia.