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Jodie Harrison returns to NSW Shadow ECE portfolio

It’s always a positive when a politician appointed to an educational post brings with them some knowledge and, ideally, practical experience of the portfolio. So in NSW, home to one-third of Australia’s children, it’s a welcome back to the new ALP Shadow Minister for Early Childhood Learning, Jodie Harrison, who previously held the role from […]

Help evaluate the CCS Package

Take the survey, help the sector CELA is helping the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) to gather information about the impact of the Australian Government’s Child Care Package.  The AIFS began a three year evaluation project in 2018, and will report to the Commonwealth Department of Education with the results. You may have already […]

Child Care Package evaluation

By Michele Carnegie, CELA CEO Did you know that the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) is gathering information about the impact of the Australian Government’s Child Care Package? The evaluation has been commissioned by the Australian Government Department of Education (formerly the Department of Education and Training) over three years starting in 2018. This […]

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Our Voice Is Loud

This is a big year for elections and even though NSW will be voting this Saturday, the campaigning is far from over as the Australian election is expected before the end of May.  Neither election has a certain outcome, although unlike Victoria’s landslide to Labor last year, pundits are generally predicting much closer results in NSW […]

NSW votes on early learning: the Minister’s response

Election countdown As we’ve previously shared, the NSW election has raised early learning and OSHC issues to a higher level than we’ve seen in many years. The inclusion of Federal Labor in the state-based promises is also sending signals to educators across Australia about what an ALP Commonwealth government might have in store following the […]

Check out ECA’s top resource shares from Early Learning, Everyone Benefits

“Thank you for opening up a productive discussion in Amplify about how early childhood educators can use a range of resources to talk to colleagues and parents about the importance of the first five years.” We loved receiving this message from Carolin Wenzel and the team at Early Childhood Australia after we invited contributions of […]

Megan O’Connell joins CELA as a policy and research consultant

Megan O’Connell joins CELA as a policy and research consultant

We’re delighted to announce that Megan O’Connell, former Director of independent education policy think tank Mitchell Institute, has joined CELA as a policy and research consultant. CELA has held Megan’s work at the Mitchell Institute in high regard and we are looking forward to integrating her insights and expertise as we champion early learning’s value […]

Sparkle to your training

Bring a sparkle to your training

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 […]

New Minister’s and Secretary’s Rules released

We will bring you more on this soon! For now, here are the links we have all been waiting for. The Minister’s and Secretary’s Rules made under the Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Jobs for Families Child Care Package) Act 2017 have now been registered on the Federal Register of Legislation. You can access the Rules via […]

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