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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

04

Child care providers should regularly check the DESE website for COVID resources

The Australian Department of Education Skills and Employment has excellent resources to assist child care providers to manage their service during the COVID-19 pandemic including: (more…)

Oct

22

ELAA CEO update 22 October 2020

Dear members and friends

As we head into the Grand Final weekend I wanted to wish you all a well-earned break and best of luck to all those Tigers and Cats supporters.

This fortnight’s eNews features essential updates on the do’s and don’ts of photographers taking photos at Victorian services and transition visits to prepare children for school in 2021. (more…)

Oct

22

Save the date for the ELAA Annual General Meeting

The ELAA Board and staff are delighted to invite members, parent volunteers and colleagues from across the early learning sector to the 2020 ELAA AGM which will be held virtually  via Zoom on Thursday, 19 November at 6.30pm. (more…)

Oct

21

Photos can now be taken at Vic services but there are strict conditions

Vic DET have advised that photography in an Early Childhood service can occur with the following conditions (more…)

Oct

21

Transition visits can now take place in metro Melbourne

DET have advised that the current advice from the Chief Health Officer is that kinder transition visits can occur now in metropolitan Melbourne in line with what is already occurring in regional Victoria, rather than having to wait until Step 3 of the Roadmap is activated. (more…)

Oct

21

Officeworks is helping make bigger things happen for Early Learning Association of Australia members

As a valued member of Early Learning Association of Australia, by signing up to an Officeworks 30 Day Business Account you can gain access to exclusive member benefits, such as united buying power pricing on a wide range of office essentials and craft supplies. (more…)

Oct

19

ELAA will be closed on the Grand Final and Melbourne Cup holidays

Please note that ELAA will be closed on Friday 23rd October for the Grand Final Holiday, and Monday 2nd and Tuesday 3rd November for the Melbourne Cup. You can still email memberservices@elaa.org.au on those days with requests for support. Your query will be read the next business day and responded to as soon as possible after that. (more…)

Oct

16

Don’t miss our next online forum: 3-year-old funded kindergarten

The Victorian Government is investing almost $5 billion over ten years so that children across the state will have access to two years of funded kindergarten programs.

Join ELAA and the Victorian Department of Education and Training for an update on this exciting initiative. This forum will be beneficial to providers who are in the roll-out areas for 2021 and 2022 and members will have the opportunity to ask questions. (more…)

Oct

16

Applications for WorkSafe Wellbeing Trial extended to 31 October

***The deadline to join the WorkSafe Wellbeing Support Trial has been extended again – you now have until October 31 to register your interest.***

If you are experiencing stress and anxiety in your workplace as a result of COVID-19, free confidential help is available. (more…)

Oct

13

Ready to Step Up info sessions are for parents with children starting school in 2021

Ready to Step Up info sessions are free for parents/carers and are designed to support families and children to get ready to start school in 2021. The sessions are organised by the Victorian Department of Education and Training and services are asked to pass this information on to parents. (more…)

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