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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.

Oct

08

Increasing engagement of vulnerable children in early years services

The Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare (the Centre) has been funded by the Department of Education and Training to deliver a project focusing on increasing engagement of vulnerable children in early years services such as MCH, playgroups and Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC). (more…)

Oct

08

COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccinations Directions

On 7 October 2021, the Chief Health Officer issued a Public Health Order applying to services in the early childhood education and care sector, the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Specified Facilities) Directions (No 6). These directions replace the previously released directions (No 5) and (No 4). (more…)

Oct

07

Wellbeing Support Service is a free service available to Early Childhood Education Professionals

The Wellbeing Support Service is a free service available to Early Childhood Education Professionals, to support their mental health and wellbeing. (more…)

Oct

07

Did you know you can run a ThingleToodle session online?

Our amazing ThingleToodle sessions have morphed into virtual sessions. (more…)

Oct

07

Want a free Road Safety Ed PD session?

Do you want a free Starting out Safely ‘Embedding road safety education into curriculum’ professional learning session? Then join this session on Monday 11 October commencing at 6.15pm. (more…)

Oct

07

Change a child’s life today…

by donating to the EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION FOUNDATION (more…)

Oct

07

Opportunity to deliver the Early Childhood Language Program in 2022

The Department of Education and Training is now accepting expressions of interest from early childhood services that would like to deliver the Early Childhood Language Program in 2022. (more…)

Oct

07

WorkSafe Vic want to hear from employers and workers in the Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) sector

WorkSafe Vic want to hear from employers and workers in the Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) sector. (more…)

Oct

07

New provision for school teachers to be recognised as ECTs

Please see the recent change by ACECQA to make it easier to be equivalent ECT Recognition as an ‘equivalent early childhood teacher’ | ACECQA. From 1 January 2022, a person who holds ALL of the following will be recognised as equivalent to an early childhood teacher: (more…)

Oct

07

New skilled migration pathway for ECTs

Early childhood teachers who are currently working in Victoria can now apply for Victorian nominated skilled visas under the Workforce Skills Pathway. (more…)

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