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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.

Jun

18

eNews 18 June 2021

CLICK HERE for the web version of  eNews 18 June 2021 or select an article from the list below… (more…)

Jun

18

ELAA CEO update 18 June 2021

Some great news to kick off this fortnight’s CEO Update … (more…)

Jun

17

What shapes disruptive behaviour in your learning environment?

A parent of a 3 year old boy who had just started at pre-school was called in by his teacher and told that her son was disruptive.  Is he really disruptive, is there an underlying issue or is his behaviour shaped by the culture in the classroom? (more…)

Jun

16

Online Study – Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Teaching 

ELAA sponsored announcement

Get qualified to teach children aged birth to five years with the University of Melbourne’s online Graduate Diploma in Childhood Teaching. (more…)

Jun

16

Children’s Week Grants

Local Government Councils or eligible not-for-profit organisations, including Early Childhood Education and Care Providers, can apply for grant funding  to contribute to the cost of hosting a Children’s Week activity in 2021. (more…)

Jun

16

New Vic Online Employer and Worker Portable Long Service Registration Guides

From the PLSA Newsletter 4 June 2021 …

The Victorian Portable Long Service Leave Authority has developed new PowerPoint presentations which offer employers and workers step-by-step guides on how to register and then navigate their Portable Long Service profile.  (more…)

Jun

16

Have your say on how COVID info is disseminated

During 2020 and 2021, education and care services received and communicated COVID-19 related health information to staff, educators, families and young children, and continue to do so. A multidisciplinary team of internationally recognised early childhood, health and Indigenous education researchers, in partnership with influential Early Childhood Education (ECE) and health organisations, are investigating (more…)

Jun

16

Why use Individual Learning Plans for children in out-of-home care?

Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) educators are reminded that the Victorian Department of Education and Training has excellent resources to support educators in developing individual learning plans (ILPs) for children placed in out-of-home care (OoHC). (more…)

Jun

16

Podcast – Working with Aboriginal children in out-of-home care

Recent data has shown that one in eighteen Indigenous children in Australia are in out-of-home care. In a podcast for Emerging Minds, Yoo-rrook Justice Commissioner Sue-Anne Hunter talks about her work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in the out-of-home care system. (more…)

Jun

16

Prioritising vaccination of the early childhood education workforce

ELAA has written to the Victorian Minister  for Early Childhood, Ingrid Stitt, to advocate that the early childhood education and care workforce are included in the priority list for COVID-19 vaccinations. (more…)

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