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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.

Mar

08

ELAA comments in the Herald Sun on extending universal access to 3yo kindergarten funding

ELAA Interim CEO, Tina Martin, comments in the Herald Sun on the importance of universal access to funded quality 3-year-old early learning programs.

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Mar

06

2018 Early Childhood Education Conference – delegate registrations now open

Delegate registrations for the 2018 Early Childhood Education Conference are now open.

25 & 26 May, 2018 – Caulfield Racecourse

Go to togetherwegrow.com.au to view the Conference Program and to secure your seats at the Conference.

Mar

05

Early Learning Association Australia announces David Worland as new CEO

Early Learning Association Australia (ELAA) is pleased to announce the appointment of David Worland as ELAA’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO)…

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Feb

28

ELAA asks Government to count to five on funding priorities

  1. Universal access to funding for two years of (non-compulsory) kindergarten.
  2. Greater investment in early learning infrastructure.
  3. Better professional development, resources and a new EBA for early learning educators.
  4. Measures to increase children’s access and participation in kindergarten.
  5. Improved safety, wellbeing and mental health support for kindergarten and childcare workers and children.

These are the five key recommendations to the Victorian Government contained in the Early Learning Association Australia (ELAA) 2018-19 Budget Submission.

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Feb

05

Funding extension provides much needed time to ‘Lift Our Game’

Early Learning Association Australia (ELAA) welcomes the recent Turnbull Government announcement extending funding for the 15 hours a week of early learning currently available to Australian children in the year before school … the announcement comes only a few days after the release of a watershed report into the state of early childhood education in Australia – ‘Lifting Our Game’: Report of the Review to Achieve Educational Excellence in Australian Schools Through Early Childhood Interventions.

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Download the ‘Lifting Our Game’ report

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