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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.

Feb

05

Funding extension provides much needed time to ‘Lift Our Game’

Early Learning Association Australia (ELAA) welcomes the recent Turnbull Government announcement extending funding for the 15 hours a week of early learning currently available to Australian children in the year before school … the announcement comes only a few days after the release of a watershed report into the state of early childhood education in Australia – ‘Lifting Our Game’: Report of the Review to Achieve Educational Excellence in Australian Schools Through Early Childhood Interventions.

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Download the ‘Lifting Our Game’ report

Nov

20

2018 Early Childhood Education Conference – Presentation Proposal Deadline Extended to 24 November

The deadline for proposals to present at the 2018 Early Childhood Education Conference has now been extended to close of business Friday, 24 November. (more…)

Nov

10

McArthur 2017 Early Childhood Volunteer of the Year Awards winner announced

Congratulations to Genevieve Hammerton from Rangeview Preschool Association in Mitcham on being named the 2017 McArthur Early Childhood Volunteer of the Year.

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Nov

08

Conference Call for Presentations – Deadline Extended to 24 November

The deadline for proposals to present at the 2018 Early Childhood Education Conference has now been extended to close of business Friday, 24 November. (more…)

Oct

27

Celebrating 75,000 Victorian Children Made Safer On Our Roads

The Starting Out Safely Road Safety Education program reached a major milestone during October 2017 … over 75,000 Victorian preschool children have now participated. To celebrate, ELAA and Vic Roads invited the stars of the Starting Out Safely program – Professor Eric Speriment and his friend, ThingleToodle – to join the children at Albert Park Kindergarten for some great road safety fun and a magnificent road safety cake. And Victoria’s Minister for Roads and Road Safety, Luke Donnellan, dropped by to help the children blow out the candles …

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