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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

09

Kindergarten Inclusive Practice Survey

Are you a kindergarten teacher or a director or manager of a kindergarten service? We are seeking your views on inclusive practice for children with a disability or developmental delay. (more…)

Sep

09

Employers – Get Ready for Portable Long Service Leave

The Portable Long Service Authority is hosting information sessions across Victoria to help inform employers, including early years services, of the new Portable Long Service Scheme in Victoria. (more…)

Aug

29

Aug

28

Old People’s Home for 4 Year Olds

 

A new five part TV series called Old People’s Home for 4 Year Olds premiered on ABC TV on Tuesday, 27 August. The series is based around a unique social experiment where a group of older retirement home residents are brought together with a group of pre-schoolers, to see if this inter-generational contact can improve the health and wellbeing of the older people as well as enhance learning outcomes for preschool aged children. (more…)

Aug

28

ELAA CEO update 28 August 2019

Get the latest from ELAA’s CEO about new resources under development to help Victorian services with the rollout of funded three-year-old kindergarten plus an update on the renegotiation of the VECTEA. (more…)

Aug

27

New ‘Give Now’ page makes donating to the Early Childhood Education Foundation super easy!

Make a difference to a child’s life by helping toward their kindergarten fees …
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Aug

27

First enrolments received for Victorian three-year-old Kindergarten expansion program

The first enrolments for Victoria’s funded three-year-old kindergarten program were received in mid-August with Victorian Premier, Daniel Andrews, marking the milestone at Marang Kindergarten in Stawell recently. (more…)

Aug

26

NDIS roadshow for regional Victoria

ECIA Vic/Tas are conducting a series of co-design workshops, with a focus on regional issues, across regional Victoria. The workshops are designed to help develop regionally-specific supports and solutions required to ensure the transition to the NDIS continues throughout the state. The sessions are suitable for ECI practitioners and early childhood professionals. (more…)

Aug

26

New resource to help employers support staff affected by family and domestic violence

The FairWork Ombudsman has released a new guide titled An Employer Guide to Family and Domestic Violence to support employers in meeting their responsibilities to employees experiencing family and domestic violence. (more…)

Aug

26

Benelong Foundation offers grant opportunities for early years STEM, numeracy, literacy and more

Does your early learning organisation run a program that builds early years STEM, numeracy, and literacy capabilities in children? (more…)

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