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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.

Mar

03

Education Week grant applications now open

Not-for-profits across Victoria are invited to apply for grants to host science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) themed activities as part of the 76th annual Education Week which runs from Sunday 17 to Saturday 23 May. (more…)

Mar

02

Queensland tragedy is a timely reminder to review procedures

In the wake of the recent tragedy in Queensland where a child died after being left on a bus, the February issue of the Victorian Department of Education and Training’ Quality Assessment and Regulation Update includes a timely reminder for services to review their policies and procedures (more…)

Mar

02

Coronavirus advice

There has been an incredible amount of coverage of the Coronavirus issue in the news media and on social media. Some sources provide updated and useful guidance while other information sources can be dangerously inaccurate. (more…)

Mar

02

Looking to have your say in ELAA submissions?

ELAA is frequently invited to contribute to submissions on a diverse range of topics relevant to the ECEC sector. We are looking at establishing a flexible advisory group (more…)

Mar

02

Review of Victorian No Jab No Play legislation

On the 1 January 2016 the No Jab No Play legislation commenced in Victoria as part of a state-wide approach to protect Victorian children aged 0-5 years against serious diseases. A review of the No Jab No Play legislation will be undertaken in 2020 to assess impact of No Jab No Play on childhood outcomes and the service system. (more…)

Mar

02

New Child Safe Standards and Reportable Conduct Scheme help

The Commission for Children and Young People has a number of new training sessions and resources available for those in your ogranisation responsible for planning and implementation of the Child Safe Standards and/or Reportable Conduct Scheme. (more…)

Mar

02

Some fantastic news from Mallacoota Kindergarten

Last week, the Victorian Government made a very welcome announcement regarding Mallacoota Kindergarten with Victorian Minister for Education, James Merlino, announcing up to $2.5 million to build or reinstate a purpose-built kindergarten in Mallacoota, as soon as possible. (more…)

Mar

02

A Brighter Future for Women

Join your colleagues for a free money and super webinar. Hear from AustralianSuper experts who will take you through some simple, actionable steps which could help make a big di­erence to your financial future. (more…)

Mar

02

New online mental health resource launched for professionals working with families 

Australian Government funded parenting website raisingchildren.net.au has launched a new mental health resource for practitioners who work with families – an easy-access A–Z toolkit on child, teenage and parent mental health and wellbeing. (more…)

Mar

02

2020 is the year for streamlining enrolment processes

EnrolNow is a Melbourne based software company working with sessional kindergartens and preschools to support better enrolment processes. (more…)

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