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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

23

Mental health and wellbeing is everybody’s responsibility

Mental health and wellbeing is everybody’s responsibility. There has been an increased focus in the early childhood sector, on ensuring that workplaces are positive, supportive and inclusive and that processes are in place to support the mental health and wellbeing … (more…)

Aug

14

Child Safe Standards and Reportable Conduct Scheme Information Sessions

Does your organisation need to comply with Child Safe Standards and the Reportable Conduct Scheme?  Would you like to know more about what this means and where to start? (more…)

Aug

14

ELAA CEO update 15 August 2019

Get the latest from ELAA’s CEO about research into EYM sustainability; the Victorian Portable Long Service Leave Scheme; support during the Victorian kindergarten expansion program; and ELAA’s Employee Management and Development kit. (more…)

Aug

14

DET Vic about to release online tool to support school readiness funding

DET Vic is close to releasing an online tool to support school readiness funding – the Early Childhood Strategic Planning Online Tool (ECSPOT). (more…)

Aug

14

Callout for beginning early years teacher experiences

The Victorian Department of Education and Training (DET) has commissioned the Social Research Centre (SRC) to undertake research on the beginning of the early childhood teacher journey. (more…)

Aug

14

New ATO ruling on annual leave loading and super

The Australian Tax Office (ATO) administers the Superannuation Guarantee legislation, and has recently issued advice on a new ruling that annual leave loading is ordinary time earnings (OTE) and therefore superable. (more…)

Aug

14

Early years excursion program on at the Royal Botanic Gardens during Term 3

The Royal Botanic Gardens offer a range of educational programs for children in early childhood settings and the early years at school at both the Melbourne and Cranburne sites. (more…)

Aug

14

Your chance to show a politician what early learning is all about

Early Learning Matters Week (ELMW) is only a little over two weeks away (September 2 to 6). The primary purpose of ELMW is to ensure the good work that is being done by Australia’s Early Learning sector– its critical importance to the future of our children and the economic and social prosperity of Australia – is clearly understood by our Federal politicians. (more…)

Aug

14

ACECQA update on Exceeding National Quality Standard

During 2018, ACECQA supported the sector and regulatory authorities on changes to the National Quality Standard (NQS). Included in these changes was a revised approach to how the Exceeding NQS rating level is calculated. (more…)

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