Previously, Niyati Prabhu has written for us about a local research project she led which connected parents, educators, schools and children in order to improve her service’s school readiness programs. In the next three weeks, Niyati is sharing a range of educator-wellbeing strategies employed at Cherry Bridge Station, Lane Cove, where she is the nominated supervisor. […]
It’s an arguably tougher test of eligibility and may particularly affect families where there is shared care for children between, for example, a grandparent and a separated parent.
This week we’re giving you a prod to do your PRODA.
What’s a PRODA? So glad you asked!
It stands for PROvider Digital Access and certain people in each children’s service need to be registered so you can use the new IT system.
Lifting our Game You can now download a copy of the report directly from this post, here, or click the image below. At a glance Senior officials from Australia’s states and territories commissioned Susan Pascoe AM and Professor Deborah Brennan to write the report, which presents compelling evidence for investment in ECE. They look at […]
Scroll down to instantly add your feedback to our response. It might have taken a while to go mainstream, but the fears continually expressed by the whole sector about the Jobs for Families package are showing up in more and more news reports. In this article from the Sydney Morning Herald today, Childcare changes more […]
If the idea of Valentines Day makes you want to hurl a box of pink chocolates at an overpriced bunch of roses, you’re not alone – but that doesn’t mean you can’t make the occasion special with a different kind of love…
You know the song? It takes us from point A back to point A, and at the end the bucket still needs to be fixed! That’s how we feel about the Commonwealth’s position on extending the duration and scope of funded preschool programs. If the bucket fits Let’s try it out: There’s a hole in […]
It’s 117 years and 36 days since Federation, but this is what Australia’s policy approach to funding education and care looks like.
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Did you know? Community Early Learning Australia recently created a new Learning and Development agenda based on our philosophy that we can bring a sparkle to your work with children. As an organisation that turns 40 this year, CELA has a long history of leading professional development in NSW and other parts of Australia. We […]