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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.

Nov

29

Refer an early childhood teacher and be rewarded with $1000

ELAA partner, McArthur Early Childhood Education, are working with the Department of Education and Training in recruiting Early Childhood Educators and Teachers for regional areas in Victoria for 2020. The rollout of 3-year-old kindergarten in regional Victoria means there’s great opportunities and incentives for qualified early childhood teachers. (more…)

Nov

29

#GivingTuesday is Tuesday December 3rd so save the date

#GivingTuesday is an opportunity to give back to the organisations making a difference in people’s lives. (more…)

Nov

29

ELAA members save even more at Bunnings warehouses

Bunnings and ELAA are excited to announce MORE items have been discounted for ELAA members with over 6,500 discounted items. We have listened to our members and added Child Safety, Arts and Crafts, Security Systems, Solar Panels, Play and Garden Equipment to the discounted range. ELAA Member Savings and Benefits at Bunnings include: (more…)

Nov

20

ELAA CEO Update 20 November 2019

I wanted to reflect on the ELAA AGM which was held at Collingwood Town Hall last Thursday evening.  It was so pleasing to see ELAA members coming together to discuss sector issues and compare notes in a relaxed environment (with some great live Jazz in the background). (more…)

Nov

19

Victorian Census of Workforces that Intersect with Family Violence

The Royal Commission into Family Violence highlighted the lack of detailed knowledge and essential workforce data about family violence in Victoria. The Victorian Government has committed to addressing this gap, which includes undertaking a workforce census every two years to deliver continuous workforce planning and development improvements for people who come into contact with family violence, in the course of their work. Participation in the census is now open … (more…)

Nov

19

Information sharing reforms – have your say

The next phase of the Child Information and Family Violence Information Sharing Schemes and MARAM is now open for public consultation. A proposed Phase Two of the reforms introducing further workforces (including early learning and care services) is now open for public consultation. (more…)

Nov

19

VEYLDF Learning Practice Guide released

The VAAA has released the Learning Practice Guide  – a useful resource to assist early years professionals to engage with key concepts of the Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework (VEYLDF). (more…)

Nov

19

Congratulations to our 2019 Volunteer of the Year

Congratulations to Liz Jowett, from ELAA member service – Chelsea Kindergarten, on being named the 2019 McArthur Early Childhood Volunteer of the Year. (more…)

Nov

18

CRT teachers – help VIT to help you

If you are a casual relief, relieving, emergency or relief teacher you can help the Victorian Institute of Teaching to support you by completing a survey about your professional needs. (more…)

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