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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

06

Help us to advocate for the right National Early Years Workforce Strategy

A quality and available workforce is essential to early childhood education and care. Early Learning Association Australia (ELAA), Community Child Care (CCC) and Community Early Learning Australia (CELA) are working together to inform the National Workforce Strategy so that it addresses the immediate and longer-term needs of the sector. We are hearing from our members that there are pressing staff shortages and want to understand more about the nature of these shortages and their impact. Your anonymous responses (more…)

Jul

05

Heal Country! Celebrate NAIDOC week 4 – 11 July 2021

It’s NAIDOC Week and the theme across Australia is “Heal Country!”. Find out more. (more…)

Jun

18

eNews 18 June 2021

CLICK HERE for the web version of  eNews 18 June 2021 or select an article from the list below… (more…)

Jun

18

ELAA CEO update 18 June 2021

Some great news to kick off this fortnight’s CEO Update … (more…)

Jun

17

What shapes disruptive behaviour in your learning environment?

A parent of a 3 year old boy who had just started at pre-school was called in by his teacher and told that her son was disruptive.  Is he really disruptive, is there an underlying issue or is his behaviour shaped by the culture in the classroom? (more…)

Jun

16

Online Study – Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Teaching 

ELAA sponsored announcement

Get qualified to teach children aged birth to five years with the University of Melbourne’s online Graduate Diploma in Childhood Teaching. (more…)

Jun

16

Children’s Week Grants

Local Government Councils or eligible not-for-profit organisations, including Early Childhood Education and Care Providers, can apply for grant funding  to contribute to the cost of hosting a Children’s Week activity in 2021. (more…)

Jun

16

New Vic Online Employer and Worker Portable Long Service Registration Guides

From the PLSA Newsletter 4 June 2021 …

The Victorian Portable Long Service Leave Authority has developed new PowerPoint presentations which offer employers and workers step-by-step guides on how to register and then navigate their Portable Long Service profile.  (more…)

Jun

16

Have your say on how COVID info is disseminated

During 2020 and 2021, education and care services received and communicated COVID-19 related health information to staff, educators, families and young children, and continue to do so. A multidisciplinary team of internationally recognised early childhood, health and Indigenous education researchers, in partnership with influential Early Childhood Education (ECE) and health organisations, are investigating (more…)

Jun

16

Why use Individual Learning Plans for children in out-of-home care?

Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) educators are reminded that the Victorian Department of Education and Training has excellent resources to support educators in developing individual learning plans (ILPs) for children placed in out-of-home care (OoHC). (more…)

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