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Keep up-to-date with all the latest news from the early learning sector plus benefits and services for ELAA members.

Feb

01

Community Child Care Fund Open Competitive Round 3 grant opportunity

The Community Child Care Fund (CCCF) Open Competitive Round 3 grant opportunity supports services in disadvantaged and vulnerable communities. CCS approved services in regional and remote areas, and services funded in CCCF Rounds 1 and 2, can apply for Round 3. The funding  is designed to assist: (more…)

Feb

01

VCAA Early Years February Twilight Webinar “But do they do anything?”– Documentation and infant pedagogy

This professional learning opportunity, presented by Dr Andi Salamon – Senior Lecturer in the School of Education at Charles Sturt University and facilitated by the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority Early Years Unit,  supports early childhood professionals working with children aged birth to two years to better understand the skills and capabilities of young children (more…)

Feb

01

Vic Portable Long Service Leave Employer Tip

Q: If one of my workers leaves the industry, will we receive back the levies that we’ve paid on their behalf? (more…)

Jan

29

Have your say on a National Children’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy by 15 Feb

The National Mental Health Commission is seeking feedback on its draft National Children’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy. (more…)

Jan

29

Cancer Council Victoria Achievement Program: Make health and wellbeing a priority in your service

Early Learning Association Australia has been working closely with the Achievement Program at Cancer Council Victoria and we have been updating our policies to align with the program’s requirements. (more…)

Jan

29

New 2021 Vic Free Kinder policies now available to ELAA PolicyWorks subscribers

In support of our members who have opted into the Victorian Government’s 2021 Free Kindergarten initiative and have access to PolicyWorks, ELAA has developed two additional PolicyWorks templates that reflect the changes required by this initiative. (more…)

Jan

28

ELAA office and member solutions enquiry service early close – Friday, 29 Jan

Please note the ELAA office and member solutions enquiry service will be closing early tomorrow, Friday 29 January 2021. The office and the enquiry service will close at 12 Noon tomorrow and resume normal hours on Monday.

Regards

THE ELAA TEAM

Jan

11

Give your holidays a boost at Road to Zero

Dates: Tuesday 5 January – Saturday 23 January
Time: 11 am to 3 pm
Location: TAC’s Road to Zero Education Complex, Melbourne Museum, Lower Ground Floor
Age group: Booster tag activity (4 – 11 years); Ad making activity (8-13 year olds)

Boost your children’s holiday fun at the TAC’s Road to Zero Education Complex at Melbourne Museum these summer holidays. (more…)

Dec

16

Online Study – Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Teaching

Are you looking to make a difference in the early childhood teaching space? Our Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Teaching, at the University of Melbourne, will allow you to deliver richer educational experiences that contribute to social change. (more…)

Dec

16

ELAA CEO update 16 December 2020

Dear ELAA members

As the year draws to a close I would like to again thank every one of our members and their dedicated staff for their commitment in responding to everything that 2020 has thrown at us – from bushfires and floods to the COVID-19 pandemic and the seismic change that it brought to the way early childhood education services are operated and funded. (more…)

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