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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

02

eNews 2 June 2021

CLICK HERE for the web version of  eNews 2 June 2021 or select an article from the list below… (more…)

Jun

02

ELAA CEO update 2 June 2021

Dear ELAA members and friends

I hope you are all keeping safe and well, especially our Victorian members as the State enters a week-long extension to the current increased restrictions that have come into place since the previous edition of eNews. ELAA will keep you updated on any key COVID related developments affecting Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) services via editions of our Special eNews and our COVID-19 Frequently Answered Questions page. (more…)

Jun

01

Child Care Subsidy – Changes to Provider Eligible Enrolments from 1 July

The Department of Education, Skills and Employment (DESE) is currently communicating about important changes to Provider Eligible Enrolments that come into effect from 1 July. (more…)

Jun

01

Let your parents know about the DESE survey

The Department of Education, Skills and Employment has invited a random sample of parents to have their say on child care in a national survey. (more…)

Jun

01

Early Career Teacher Retention Innovation Grants

Innovation Grants are available to support new and innovative place-based solutions for improving the retention rates of early childhood teachers (ECTs) in the first five years of their career.

Grants from $5,000 up to $30,000 are available for initiatives that: (more…)

Jun

01

EOI opportunity for EYMS

Maribyrnong City Council have advertised an Expression of Interest opportunity for Early Years Management providers to take up a five year lease for the management of (more…)

Jun

01

Minimum starting age info for funded three-year-old programs in Vic

Is your Victorian Early Childhood Education and Care service expanding to a funded three-year-old program? Read on for handy information regarding the minimum starting age of children in your three-year-old program. (more…)

Jun

01

New free policy development resource

Creating policies can take months of research and writing. Well-crafted policies can help Early Childhood Education and Care services with compliance, providing strategic perspective for decision making, and simplifying processes. The Free Policies for the Early Childhood Sector resource has been recently reviewed by ELAA to provide comprehensive information and guidance for (more…)

Jun

01

ELAA phones going live next week – from Monday June 7.

From next Monday, we will be re-commencing limited hours for phone enquiries each week day from 10am – 3pm while we trial new systems and processes. (more…)

May

28

Who’s looking out for you? New EAP partnership

ELAA is partnering with lnjurynet to offer free well being support to our members and their teams. The service is available to Early Childhood Professionals,to help manage their mental health and well being. The Well being Support Service is available to all employees who don’t currently have access to Employee Assistance Program services*. (more…)

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