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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

20

Starting from the Beginning: Employee Management Information – self-paced online training for ECEC committees

This self-paced module will provide new and ongoing Committee members with the knowledge and understanding of their roles and responsibilities of committees particularly in relation to managing employees.

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Oct

19

New website for the Commission for Children and Young People

The Commission for Children and Young People (CCYP) has redesigned its website to make it easier to find the information you want. (more…)

Oct

19

World Teacher’s Day

World Teachers’ Day on Friday 29 October is a chance to celebrate teaching and for communities to thank teachers. (more…)

Oct

19

Balnarring Pre-School, Finalist in 2021 Narragunnawali Awards

ELAA member, Balnarring Pre-school, has been shortlisted as a finalist in the 2021 Narragunnawali Awards for their actions towards reconciliation.  The Narragunnawali Awards are the only national awards program that recognises and celebrates Australian schools and early learning services that are implementing outstanding reconciliation initiatives. (more…)

Oct

19

Kinder ventilation support funding

Following advocacy from ELAA, the Victorian Government has announced funding of $4,500 for kindergartens for projects to improve ventilation and air quality as part of reducing COVID-19 risks. (more…)

Oct

19

Mandatory vaccinations and parent vaccinations – member resources

ELAA has developed a range of resources to support members with the implementation of mandatory vaccinations in their services. Information is regularly being updated as the Public Health Order is revised. Members will find: (more…)

Oct

19

Updated advice on parent vaccinations

Beginning on Friday 22 October other parents/guardians – whose children are not currently eligible to attend and wish to do so – will need to show their ECEC service evidence that: (more…)

Oct

19

Shaping our Future: National workforce strategy released

A new 10-year Education and Care Workforce Strategy has been released: Shaping our Future. The strategy, developed in consultation with the sector, training bodies, unions and peak bodies, including ELAA, aims to foster a sustainable and high-quality workforce of early childhood teachers and educators for the future. (more…)

Oct

08

eNews 8 October 2021

CLICK HERE for the web version of  eNews 8 October 2021 or select an article from the list below… (more…)

Oct

08

ELAA CEO Update 8 October 2021

Dear members and friends

Welcome to Term 4. We have some key events coming up this Term starting with our member COVID-19 ECEC sector vaccination Forum on Tuesday, 12 October at 7pm. I encourage members to attend this important employer advisory about your obligations to employees under the Victorian Public Health Order. CLICK HERE for full details about the Forum. (more…)

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