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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

18

ELAA CEO update 18 November 2020

It was certainly great news for most providers last week as the Victorian Government announced what effectively amounts to fully subsidised kindergarten for all three-and four-year-old enrolments in funded programs for 2021. ELAA was a significant voice in calling for this support which we believe will have an overall stabilising effect on our sector during the COVID economic recovery. We do note, however, (more…)

Nov

17

Be prepared for thunderstorm asthma season

The most recent Victorian DET ECEC corona-virus update newsletter reminds early childhood services of an increased risk of seasonal asthma, hay fever and epidemic thunderstorm asthma during the grass pollen season, which occurs between October and December. (more…)

Nov

17

Coronavirus (COVID-19) eLearn module

Vic DET have launched a new eLearn module called ‘School and early childhood infection prevention and control during coronavirus (COVID-19)’. (more…)

Nov

17

Portable Long Service Leave Authority – new info sessions

The Victorian Government reviewed the current Long Service Benefits Portability Interim Regulations 2019 to ensure that they give enough clarity to employers and workers about the coverage and operational aspects of the portable long service benefits scheme. New information sessions are now available in December. (more…)

Nov

16

ELAA Christmas – New Year office closure dates

Please note ELAA will be closed for the Christmas period from mid-day on 23rd December until 9am Monday 4th January.

Nov

16

CELA ‘Elevate’ Conference

CELA’s Elevate Early Education Conference on 26 November is a 1-day program designed to inspire and energise all levels of early education professionals. The uplifting program will help you to focus back in on what you and your team do best. Topics include: (more…)

Nov

16

The ELAA Annual General Meeting is always more than just an AGM

There’s still time to register for ELAA’s AGM and be inspired by our keynote speaker, Leslee Udwin.  Leslee is the founder of Think Equal – a global NGO offering an amazing program and resources to foster social and emotional learning in pre-school aged children. (more…)

Nov

13

November Award Updates – check our ELAA Wage Bulletins for important updates

The ELAA Wage Bulletins have been updated to reflect changes to the following awards:

•    Clerks Private Sector Award 2020 (1.75% annual wage increase)
•    Children’s Services Award 2010
•    Educational Services (Teachers) Award 2020 (more…)

Nov

09

New COVID Frequently Asked Questions (9 November 2020)

Two new questions (with answers) have been added to ELAA’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Frequently Asked Questions page. CLICK the question to view the response. (more…)

Nov

06

eNews 6 November 2020

CLICK HERE for the web version of  eNews 6 November 2020.

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