CELA supports the professional growth of educators through targeted learning and development which enables them to develop the skills they require to meet the needs of their community. 

Over 10,200 early educators across all qualification levels developed their knowledge with CELA in 2023. CELA's highly regarded mentoring service provides individual and group mentoring based on sound educational practice and specialist expertise.

Individual mentoring

Our mentors provide one-on-one sessions to support the individual educator’s professional progress. Mentoring is available for all educators including Nominated Supervisors, Educational Leaders and Room Leaders. We provide mentorship for all levels, whether you are new to the role or an experienced professional looking for help with goal setting or a challenging aspect of your role.

Group Mentoring

Group mentoring can be of benefit in many situations such as a follow up from customised training, to help educators implement a new practice, or a change to a practice. Our progam can work for entire teams, and is also valuable for indivudal groups such as room teams or people at the same professional level.

Tailored to your needs

We will work with you to design a mentoring program to support your team or individual educators with the implementation of new practice as well as looking at the development of specific skills related to individual roles within a larger team.

Sessions can take place over the phone or face-to-face. They can range in length from as little as 1-hour or extend across a 12-month training program. Our solutions are truly bespoke to meet your requirements. 

In addition, a tailored resource supporting ongoing learning can be designed, featuring useful links to readings, videos and other valuable resources that relate to the mentoring offered.


Contact us on 1800 157 818 or info@cela.org.au to discuss your needs and talk about how we can support you and your team.

Our pricing is highly competitive and remember, CELA members receive discounts. Money spent on professional development with CELA is invested back into sector advocacy and member benefits.

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