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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.

Aug

11

Keep up-to-date with your service management obligations during COVID-19

There’s been a lot of changes to funding and operating rules for ECEC providers in Victoria since Stage 4 restrictions were introduced to metropolitan Melbourne and stage 3 restrictions returned to regional Victoria. The ELAA team constantly monitors and reviews funding and operating policy from both the Victorian  and Australian Governments. (more…)

Aug

11

New info sheet re Reportable Conduct Scheme – Head of Organisation

ELAA has published an information sheet ‘Reportable Conduct Scheme – Head of Organisation’ now available under Information sheets in the My Membership area of the ELAA website. (more…)

Aug

11

McArthur – we are always here for you

McArthur ECE were there for you before COVID-19, we’re here for you during COVID-19 and you can rest assured we will be here for you after COVID-19. (more…)

Aug

11

New COVID-19 member resource – step by step plan if you have a positive COVID-19 case at your service

We’ve published a step by step plan for members on what to do if you have a positive COVID-19 case at your service. (more…)

Aug

11

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…)

Aug

07

New live ECEC provider forum with Vic DET and ELAA specialists

Wedesday 12 August at 3.30pm (AEST). With stage 4 restrictions coming into force in Melbourne and Stage 3 returning to regional Vic, there’s a number of new processes that service providers now need to follow such as organising permits for on-site workers while childcare providers now have new Federal Government funding arrangements. It’s a lot to take in (more…)

Aug

03

New protective clothing and vehicle allowances for teachers in VECTEA July update

ELAA has published an updated wages bulletin reflecting new protective clothing and vehicle allowance rates for early childhood teachers under VECTEA 2016 following the Fairwork annual wage review. The bulletin is available to ELAA members by logging in to the ELAA My Membership page. CLICK HERE for the new bulletin.

Jul

29

Worksafe Vic advises large fines now applicable for employers not reporting COVID-19 cases

Worksafe Victoria have now issued advice regarding the commencement of temporary Occupational Health and Safety (COVID-19 Incident Notification) Regulations 2020 (OHS COVID-19 Regulations) which commenced on Tuesday 28 July 2020. (more…)

Jul

28

Effective leadership across all levels impacts quality of service

ACECQA recently commissioned Macquarie University, in partnership with Queensland University of Technology and Edith Cowan University, to conduct research on the drivers of quality improvement. The research found that genuine and sustained quality improvement is a shared responsibility, with approved providers, service leaders, educational leaders, teachers and educators all playing a vital role. (more…)

Jul

28

ELAA COVID-19 online forum recording available

For those ELAA members who missed our online forum on 27 July (or who would like to watch it again)  you can access a recording in the My Membership area on the ELAA website. (more…)

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