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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.

Apr

05

Free sessional kinder in Victoria is just what the doctor ordered

This morning’s announcement by Victorian Minister for Education, James Merlino, of $45 million in extra funding to provide parents with free kindergarten during Term 2 represents a necessary and common-sense response from the Victorian Government. (more…)

Apr

04

Early Childhood sector welcomes Commonwealth relief but now looks to States to bridge kinder gap

ELAA welcomes the announcement of the Commonwealth Government’s Early Childhood Education and Care Relief Package that enables families to stay enrolled with their chosen childcare provider during the coronavirus (COVID 19) emergency. (more…)

Apr

02

CORONAVIRUS (COVID 19) ONLINE FORUM HAS NOW BEEN RE-SCHEDULED

Sincere apologies to our members and friends who attempted to join the online Forum with Vic DET Assistant Deputy Secretary (Early Childhood Education), Kim Little, this morning. (more…)

Mar

31

ELAA online coronavirus forum is a must for Vic early years providers

ARE YOU A VICTORIAN EARLY YEARS SERVICE WITH QUESTIONS ABOUT HOW THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID 19) PANDEMIC AFFECTS YOUR SERVICE? (more…)

Mar

19

IMPORTANT – PLEASE READ – new contact arrangements for ELAA during the Coronavirus Emergency

Due to the current Coronavirus emergency, Early Learning Association Australia has implemented new remote working arrangements for our staff.

Until further notice, if you have a query or need to contact us, please email memberservices@elaa.org.au with your contact details and the nature of your enquiry, and we will respond to you as soon as possible. (more…)

Mar

19

ELAA CEO Update 19 March 2020

Dear members and friends

Coronavirus and frequently asked questions

We have all been affected by the current Coronavirus emergency and there has been an enormous amount of communication regarding the virus – both in the news media, social media, and early years sector communication channels – a lot of which is useful although some inaccurate. The amount of information, however, has been somewhat overwhelming. ELAA has now published a Coronavirus Frequently Asked Questions page on the ELAA website.

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Mar

19

Mar

19

Financial support for trainee teachers in Vic

Now is a good time for anyone considering commencing or upgrading their qualifications to become an early childhood teacher in Victoria. With 4000 new teachers needed to service the rollout of three-year-old kindergarten in Victoria, the government is offering generous incentives including scholarships.

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Mar

19

New Victorian Government website to help keep children learning if service closes

From the Victorian Minister for Education Media release 18 March.

A new website has been launched to help teachers keep students learning in the event a school is closed because of COVID-19. (more…)

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