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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

02

ELAA welcomes new ECEC professional education partner – ITHEA

The Institute of Tertiary and Higher Education Australia (ITHEA) is a Registered Training Organisation regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) and specialise in the delivery of vocational training in Early Childhood Education and Care including:

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Sep

02

Deadline for accepting Commonwealth Business Continuity Payment offers is 11.59pm Friday 3 September

DESE will send offers of business continuity payments to providers affected by COVID-19 lockdowns on 1 September. Providers must accept this offer by 11.59pm this Friday 3 September for payments to be made in the week starting Monday 6 September. (more…)

Aug

27

eNews 27 August 2021 out now

CLICK HERE for the web version of  eNews 27 August 2021 or select an article from the list below… (more…)

Aug

27

ELAA CEO update 27 August 2021

Dear Members and friends

it certainly has been a challenging week for our sector, and Victorians, following the announcement over the weekend of a statewide lockdown. (more…)

Aug

25

We want to understand more about the technology in your services – complete our short survey

ELAA wants to find out more about the technical equipment and capabilities that early childhood education and care services have. (more…)

Aug

24

Three-Year-Old Kindergarten enrolment and recruitment communications tools

From the Victorian Department of Education and Training …

As universal funded three-year-old kindergarten is being introduced across Victoria in 2022, the Victorian Department of Education and Training is providing additional resources to assist providers and services in explaining what the reform is and how local families can engage with it, as well as to support you in efforts to recruit new staff. (more…)

Aug

24

Transitional Agreement – Supporting Activity Group Leaders

From the Victorian Department of Education and Training …

Service providers who currently run an unfunded three-year-old program with a diploma qualified Activity Group Leader (AGL), may wish to opt into the transitional arrangement to retain their AGL to deliver the funded three-year-old kindergarten program for one year (i.e. until the end of 2022). At the end of the transition year, this arrangement can continue if (more…)

Aug

24

DESE seeking respondents to Childcare Provider Information Survey

The Department of Education, Skills and Employment (DESE) wants to hear from child care providers so DESE can better inform about them about early childhood and child care policy and issues. (more…)

Aug

24

A message from the Vic Teachers Institute about annual teacher registration tasks

During the past 18 months, we have witnessed Victorian teachers and early childhood teachers responding with incredible professionalism and resilience to meet the challenge presented by COVID-19. Now, in Victoria’s sixth lockdown, we again applaud your commitment and passion to support your community and ensure Victoria’s children and young people receive the best education outcomes. (more…)

Aug

24

raisingchildren.net.au managing anxiety webinar for parents and carers

Anxiety is more than just being worried – it’s a mental health issue that can affect your wellbeing and quality of life. Both adults and children can suffer from anxiety, and other people’s anxiety can also affect us. You’re invited to join this free, live webinar on managing anxiety in your family. (more…)

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