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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.

Jul

28

Family Day Care and In Home Care COVID-19 DESE Information Session – watch now

On 24 July 2020, the Department of Education, Skills and Employment held an information session for Family Day Care and In Home Care providers to discuss their obligations under the Transition Payment. (more…)

Jul

28

ELAA Road Safety Education Parent Resource

ELAA , through our partnership with the Department of Transport to deliver the Starting Out Safely program, has developed a parent resource that supports families with their road safety education. (more…)

Jul

28

DESE update re additional reporting requirement for temporary closures of services

The Australian Department of Education, Skills and Employment  has recently published advice that Services that need to temporarily close for COVID-19 related reasons must now also report closures (and re-openings) via your third party software or the Provider Entry Point (PEP). (more…)

Jul

28

A clean start for a fresh term 3 – order with Officeworks

ELAA Partner message

Keeping children safe and healthy at kindergarten can be a big challenge at the best of times. Right now, it’s more important than ever to make sure their play and learning environments are as clean and hygienic as possible. (more…)

Jul

28

New handy COVID-19 planning and Long Service Leave tools exclusively for ELAA members

There is a new COVID-19 resource in the ELAA website My Membership area. You can find it under the OHS and Wellbeing Section on the left hand side menu titled ‘COVID-19 Planning Checklist.’ The checklist is intended to support continued health and hygiene practices during on-site learning and members should find it simple and useful. (more…)

Jul

28

Tell La Trobe University what you need to know about autism

If you’re a medical, allied health, or early childhood professional working with pre-school aged children, La Trobe University’s Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre  want to understand your autism training needs. (more…)

Jul

28

EnrolNow One – Student Software Specifically for Kindergarten and Preschools

The ever-changing environment for kindergartens and preschools is unprecedented with words like ‘pivot’ and ‘agile’ are being thrown around readily. Not surprisingly, systems and software platforms that enable services to effectively respond are in demand. EnrolNow One offers a robust student database that allows services to access detailed information about children and their enrolments at the click of a button. (more…)

Jul

28

Ending the year on a high – planning your Annual General Meeting (AGM) and successful handover to the new committee

Choose from  a selection of August and September ZOOM video conference sessions. Early Learning Association Australia in partnership with the Victorian Department of Education offer FREE training sessions specifically designed for employers (Committees of Management) and Managers from early childhood education and care services.

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Jul

27

Free wellbeing webinars for Victorian educators

Don’t miss Wellbeing in Action – How does it really work? this Thursday 30 July – register now. The Victorian Department of Education and Training and Early Childhood Australia invite you to a series of free webinars for Victorian educators focussed on educator wellbeing.

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Jul

27

Register now for next online forum with Vic DET on Monday 27 July

Our live online forums with Vic DET representatives are proving really valuable for providers with questions about funding and operational issues for Vic services during COVID-19. Don’t miss the next forum on Monday, 27 July at 2pm (AEST). (more…)

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