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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.

Apr

28

Recording of ELAA forum re Child Information Sharing Reforms and new three-year-old kindergarten roll-out

If you attended yesterday’s ELAA online forum re the Child Information Sharing Reforms and new three-year-old kindergarten roll-out update or if you missed it then you can watch our recording (more…)

Apr

26

Term 2 – 2021 Free Committee Training

FREE COMMITTEE of MANAGEMENT SEMINARS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Covering Quality Area 4: Staffing Arrangements | Quality Area 7: Governance and Leadership

Coming soon … Employee Management Information sessions on 28 April. Bookings still  available.

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Apr

20

ELAA CEO Update 20 April 2021

Dear members and friends

Welcome to the first eNews for Term 2.

VECTEA

I am pleased to announce that the eagerly anticipated Victorian Early Childhood Teachers and Educators Agreement (VECTEA) access and voting process will be re-commencing this week, following the recent Fair Work Commission hearing to confirm the list of respondent employers. (more…)

Apr

19

ELAA consultation on the NQF Review

The ELAA Submission Advisory Group and other interested ELAA members are invited to provide advice on ELAA’s submission to the National Quality Framework review. The Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement (CRIS) highlights problems, potential solutions and the implications of these solutions. An examination of CRIS has identified key areas relevant to ELAA members as being: (more…)

Apr

19

VECTEA VOTE TO COMMENCE IN TERM 2

ELAA is pleased to announce that the VECTEA voting process has recommenced. The access period will commence from Wednesday 21 April Please 2021 until Sunday 2 May 2021 and the VECTEA vote will open on Monday, 3 May 2021 (00:01 hours AEST) and close on Monday, 10 May 2021 (23:59 hours AEST). (more…)

Apr

16

HIPPY Longitudinal Study results

The Brotherhood of St Laurence has released a report investigating the impact of the Home Interaction Program for Parents and Youngsters (HIPPY). This study found that the HIPPY program: (more…)

Apr

16

ARACY, CYPDA, and DSS research review into  COVID-19 & Children with Disability

Are you researching the impact of COVID-19 on children and young people with disability? ARACY, in partnership with Children and Young People with Disability Australia, and the Department of Social Services are exploring what research is being conducted with children and young people who have a disability in regards to COVID-19. (more…)

Apr

16

VCAA twighlight webinars and ACEL Conference registrations

The VCAA is offering twighlight webinars on infant thinking and theory making plus planning for under 3s and has a reminder re ACEL Conference registrations. (more…)

Apr

16

ELAA is seeking feedback on our services and your future needs

ELAA is currently funded by the Department of Education and Training (DET) to provide governance support services to funded kindergarten providers in Victoria. ELAA also provides other support services through membership and contracts with other organisations e.g. ADP Payline. ELAA is conducting a review of its current service offering across that offered through membership, the DET funded governance support and other contracts. As part of this review, we want to hear about your experience of our services (more…)

Apr

16

ELAA Road Safety Education team at Pregnancy Baby Expo

See the Road Safety Education team from the Starting Out Safely program at ELAA at stand C24 at the 2021 Pregnancy Baby Expo at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd May. The team will be there to answer questions and hand out great information on the best practices and equipment for keeping babies safe in vehicles. (more…)

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