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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.

May

19

WorkSafe Guide to starting Return to Work conversations

Research shows that when contact is made with an injured worker in the first three days post-injury, their return to work outcomes increase substantially – up to 63% for psychological injury, and 26% for physical injuries. (more…)

May

19

National Reconciliation Week is 27 May to 3 June

Find about actions and resources your service can engage with during National Reconciliation Week (NRW). (more…)

May

19

Talking about Play Symposium : a virtual event : 24 May – 04 June 2021

Sponsored announcement

A must-see event where KU Learning & Development brings together expert speakers that share their knowledge and provoke us to think deeply about how we can create environments that are rich for children’s play. (more…)

May

19

New VEYLDF Professional Learning Support packages for Vic teachers and educators

The Victorian Department of Education and Training has announced three new professional learning packages to be delivered in partnership with Early Childhood Australia. The packages include: (more…)

May

19

Nomination deadline for the Victorian Early Year Awards is 14 June

Early childhood professionals play a vital role to give Victorian children the best start in life. Their dedication and hard work are celebrated annually at the Department of Education and Training Victorian Early Year’s Awards. Now in its 16th year, the Victorian Early Year’s Awards recognise individuals, early childhood services, organisations and initiatives that help Victorian children and their families through leadership and innovation. (more…)

May

19

Free Road Safety Education Professional Learning Sessions with Louise Dorrat

Complete the session then apply for a free ThingleToodle session.

As part of the Starting Out Safely program funded by the Department of Transport and delivered by ELAA we have secured Louise Dorrat to deliver the last of these sessions for the early childhood sector for this financial year. (more…)

May

18

Do you need free and accessible online training for your early learning service Committee of Management?

Do you need free and accessible online training for your early learning service Committee of Management? ELAA has four webinars on offer in Term 2 as part of its Learning Brought to Life Professional Development Program: ***20 May 7pm Governance Info session still taking registrations***

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May

18

National Road Safety Week 2021 is 16 – 23 May

Every year, the number of deaths and serious injuries on our roads remains far too high, with 1,200 deaths and 44,000 serious injuries annually with a Road Trauma cost to the Australian economy of more than $30 billion. National Road Safety Week (NRSW) throws a spotlight on the collective and vital work to save lives (including pre-school aged children) and injuries on our roads  This year’s NRSW has a daily theme: (more…)

May

11

ELAA CEO Update – Ballot Result – VECTEA 2020

Dear members and friends,

We are pleased to announce that a majority of employees have voted in favour of the Victorian Early Childhood Teachers and Educators Agreement 2020 (VECTEA). (more…)

May

06

ELAA CEO Update 6 May 2021

Good news for EYMs … government announces new grants

I received welcome news from the Victorian Department of Education and Training late last week with the confirmation that a new, one-off, grant is to be made available to Victorian (more…)

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