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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 […]

Meet the Start Strong team!

Start Strong team, L-R: Cinzia Immuni, Lauren Kiellor, Carla Yeates, Tracey Muccillo, Kathy Lawton, Caroline McCarthy, Amanda Archer. Community Early Learning Australia is a major service provider in the Start Strong Sector Support Program in NSW.  Our amazing team of support officers work daily with Start Strong funded services, and they are living proof that the […]

Welcome to Community Early Learning Australia

You don’t call your work ‘child care’ any more, and neither should we.  CEO Diane Lawson and our Board Directors write for Amplify! and the upcoming issue of Rattler magazine about the changes underway for Community Child Care Co-operative as it begins trading as Community Early Learning Australia. “It’s good to open a new chapter; […]

So you got the job!  How to have a successful orientation with in-home ECE.

Congratulations on your new role.  There is a lot to learn each time you start with a family.   Your new family is unique, with their own values and beliefs about raising their child. Each child has their own personality, temperament and interests for you to learn about. It is in everyone’s best interests then that […]

Welcome to a new way of sharing your stories!

Welcome to the beginning of some exciting changes in the way we share information with you. This is our new blog, Amplify! because just as quality education amplifies children’s development, great stories about quality education amplify the community’s understanding of the contribution you make. Shared experiences in articles by our staff and guest writers also […]

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