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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.

Sep

08

Ending the year on a high – planning your AGM & handover to the new committee

***Two sessions left in September***

Early Learning Association Australia in partnership with the Victorian Department of Education offer FREE training sessions specifically designed for employers (Committees of Management) and Managers from early childhood education and care services.

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Aug

26

Consultation opportunities  for providers and parents on the 2020 Review of the Disability Standards for Education

Opportunities for ECEC providers, families, and educators to contribute to national disability discrimination discussion (more…)

Aug

26

New child safety resources for use by children, young people, and adults coming soon

The National Office of Child Safety has engaged the Western Australian Commissioner for Children and Young People to develop resources to assist children and young people to use complaints processes within organisations to raise concerns, seek assistance and report harm. (more…)

Aug

26

New national database of children’s books by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander authors

The National Centre for Australian Children’s Literature Inc. has  produced a freely available database (Resource) of children’s books by and about Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander Peoples. (more…)

Aug

26

Vic early years teachers – it’s teacher registration time

Victorian teachers, including early childhood teachers, can now login to their MyVIT account to complete their annual registration tasks which are due by 30 September 2020. (more…)

Aug

26

RCH Poll Report finds one in five parents delaying vaccinations due to COVID fears

The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne have released a  supplementary report to their National Child Health Poll titled Routine childhood vaccination: Effects of the COVID-19 pandemic details the impact of the pandemic on the uptake of routine childhood vaccination in children under five years. The study found that almost half of children aged less than five years were due a vaccine in the period between March and June 2020. (more…)

Aug

26

Can you help Mobility and Accessibility for Children in Australia?

Mobility and Accessibility for Children in Australia Inc (MACA) is a new not-for-profit organisation dedicated to supporting and advocating for the right to safe and accessible transport for children living with disability (and/or medical conditions). (more…)

Aug

26

VECTEA update

Discussions are continuing between ELAA, AEU and DET regarding the terms and funding of the next VECTEA. (more…)

Aug

26

Safe Transportation of Children

ACECQA has produced a new Information Sheet on the Safe Transportation of children. The advice relates mainly to transport of children other than as part of an excursion. CLICK HERE to view the information sheet.   (more…)

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