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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.

Aug

16

COVID-19 restrictions increased for metro Melbourne

The Premier of Victoria, Daniel Andrews, has today announced further COVID-19 related restrictions to come into effect 11:59pm tonight and be in place until 2 September 2021 and come amid concerns about compliance with current lockdown restrictions. Key points include: (more…)

Aug

13

eNews 13 August 2021

CLICK HERE for the web version of  eNews 13 August 2021 or select an article from the list below… (more…)

Aug

13

ELAA CEO update 13 August 2021

Dear Members and friends

It’s great to be back feeling re-charged after a good break. There were some important milestones reached during my absence, (more…)

Aug

11

ELAA Growth and Membership Offerings Survey

ELAA’s vision for 2025 is for excellence and equity in early childhood education and care. We strive for this by developing solutions with members, governments and sector partners and advocating for their adoption. With changes occurring in the ECEC sector, the drivers for change in ELAA services are compelling.  Consequently, we are seeking feedback from ELAA members on: (more…)

Aug

11

COVIDSafe Settings – updated advice from Vic DET re regional Victoria

Following advice from the Victorian Chief Health Officer that, from 11.59pm on Monday 9 August 2021, COVID-19 restrictions for regional Victoria will move to a lower level than metropolitan Melbourne,  the Victorian Department of Education and Training (Vic DET) has issued an updated advice for Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC)  services in regional Victoria. (more…)

Aug

11

Safe Transportation of Children

As part of Victoria’s Starting Out Safely  Road Safety Education program, ELAA delivers training sessions on the safe transportation of children. These free 90-minute sessions provide services, educators and families with information to make the best and safest decision regarding transporting children and the use of child car seats. (more…)

Aug

11

What’s the Time: Rituals, Transitions and Relationships – An Online Event – 17 August 2021

ELAA SPONSOR ANNOUNCEMENT

An engaging event where KU Learning and Development’s expert speakers share their knowledge and provoke us to think deeply about routines and rituals and their significance to children’s wellbeing, relationships and sense of belonging. Have you ever wondered about: (more…)

Aug

11

Nominations for the Victorian Multicultural Awards for Excellence close Sept 5

Victorians are encouraged to honour the remarkable people and organisations, including Early Childhood Education and Care staff and services, that help make our state a multicultural success story. (more…)

Aug

11

FREE Three-Year-Old Kindergarten seminar: maximising children’s participation

The Victorian Department of Education and Training (DET) is hosting an online seminar for early childhood teachers and educators on supporting children’s participation ahead of the introduction of Three-Year-Old Kindergarten. (more…)

Aug

10

New Closing the Gap Implementation Plan including funding for early learning

The Closing the Gap Implementation Plan has just been released. It is includes promising data that Australia is progressing well towards its goal of having 95% Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children enrolled in four-year-old preschool by 2025. The plan includes new funding, including for the early years. (more…)

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