By Dr Mimi Wellisch 13 Sep, 2019

Gifted children need you too

What does giftedness look like in young children and how can early educators and parents work together to provide the best opportunity for these children to thrive?

By CELA 6 Sep, 2019

National Children’s Week 2019

his year, National Children’s Week runs from 19 to 27 October. With a permanent theme of ‘A caring world shares’, Children’s Week celebrates the right of children to enjoy childhood. 

By CELA 6 Sep, 2019

Melbourne Preschool goes Carbon Neutral

After a five year journey Albert Park Preschool in Melbourne realised their dream to become carbon neutral. Last week they were announced as Australia’s first certified carbon neutral early childhood service.

By CELA 3 Sep, 2019

Educators and politicians embrace #EarlyLearningMatters Week

More than forty MPs and senators from across the political spectrum are visiting early childhood services in every state and territory this week to show their support and learn more about the benefits of quality early learning for children, families and communities.

By CELA 30 Aug, 2019

Lessons in cultural competence

Early childhood programs should focus on cultural competence and inclusion as part of everyday practice, but how well do services manage cultural diversity of staff in early childhood settings?

By CELA 30 Aug, 2019

Child Care Subsidy – We hear your concerns!

Feedback on our sector survey regarding the Child Care Subsidy Package, yielded highly detailed insights, which we have provided to the Australian Institute of Family Studies to inform their evaluation.

By CELA 26 Aug, 2019

Chart smart

The quarterly snapshots from ACECQA tend not to serve up many surprises these days and while the most recent report is no exception, there are still some gems to be found that keep your knowledge of the sector up to date. 

By CELA 26 Aug, 2019

Returning to study

In her first article for Amplify, Clarence Town Preschool director Rebecca Boland reflects on how times have changed between her Bachelor’s degree in 1991 and her exciting new venture into a Master’s degree this year.

By CELA 19 Aug, 2019

Be part of National Child Protection Week

This year for Child Protection Week we are able to share not just what’s going on, but also why it’s being communicated the way it is. If you’ve wondered why lighthouses feature so prominently in the Week’s promotional campaign, read on!

Guild Insurance

CELA’s insurer of choice. Protecting Australian businesses and individuals with tailored insurance products and caring personal service.