Preschool Matters Magazine

Preschool Matters is ELAA’s quarterly magazine covering issues of importance to the early learning sector in Australia, details on upcoming events, resources, case studies and stories of interest to both our members and the wider community.

Term  3 2018

In this edition:

  • Member profile
  • Advocacy
  • Professional development
  • Q&A
  • Using creative planning to foster community connections
  • Regs in focus
  • 2018 Early Childhood Education Conference
  • Independent members survey
  • Advancing the early years workforce
  • Kindergarten : a two year journey
  • Recognising excellence in road safety education
  • Bridging, learning, and exceeding through an intergenerational project
  • Movement is learning
  • Assessment and rating in Victoria

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Term  2 2018

In this edition:

  • Member profile
  • Advocacy
  • Q&A re taking leave
  • Professional development
  • Regs in focus
  • 2018 Early Childhood Education Conference
  • Preventing child abuse images
  • Advancing the early years workforce
  • Worksafe inspections at early years services
  • Road Safety Education outside your gate
  • Provisional to full teacher registration
  • Autism: tips and strategies for educators

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Term  1 2018

Feature articles include:

  • Professional Development
  • Regs in Focus
  • 2018 Early Childhood Education Conference
  • Advocacy
  • Findings from The E4kids Study
  • Member Profile
  • Celebrating Your Volunteers
  • Registering Your Service as a Charity
  • On the Cusp – Being 3 Years Old
  • Communicating with Families About Road Safety
  • Kidsmatter Early Childhood Resource
  • Quality Improvement Plans

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Term  4 2017

Feature articles include:

  • Advocacy
  • Professional Learning and Development for Term 4
  • Professional Learning with ELAA
  • Strengths Based Learning in Early Childhood
  • The Integral Role of Relationships on Early Brain Development
  • Transforming Parent Involvement from Early Childhood to Primary School
  • Children’s Ground – First Culture First
  • Member Profile – Bethany Kindergarten Services
  • Height, Not Age , is the Key to Child Seatbelt Safety
  • Early Childhood Services and the Reportable Conduct Scheme
  • State of Early Learning In Australia 2017 Report
  • Occupational Health and Safety Planning

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Term 3 2017

Feature articles include:

  • Advocacy update
  • 2017 Early Childhood Education Conference wrap up
  • Policy approaches to better outcomes
  • Body safety education
  • Early childhood educators fostering parent-child relationships
  • Road Safety Education Award Winner
  • CPS service re-awarded ‘excellent’ rating
  • Thinking of going solar in your service?

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Term 2 2017

Feature articles include:

  • Melbourne Museum Children’s Gallery
  • Kensington Community Children’s Cooperative- Moving to integrated service delivery
  • Road Safety Education – Revisited, Reimagined and Re-energised
  • Child friendly cities and communities
  • The Transition- A positive start to school

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Term 1 2017

Feature articles include:

  • Child restraints and booster seats – what you need to know
  • Best practice support for children in out of home care
  • National Disability Insurance Scheme and the Early years
  • Sharing research findings from the early years education program
  • Creating culturally rich learning communities

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Term 4 2016

Feature articles include:

  • Celebrating 25 Years of Service to Members
  • Reflecting on Celebrating
  • Professional Learning and Development for 2017
  • Q & A with the Minister for Families and Children
  • Growing Community Engagement – Windsor Community Garden Project
  • Celebrating Book Week with Road Safety Reading Resources
  • Implementation of Child Safe Standards Part 2

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