18 Sep 2019

Reconciliation in Action

"The children know that we will celebrate Indigenous community all year round." Helen Moors, Centre Manager. The team at ELC Smithfield, one of our Lifelong Learning Centres located in Far North Queensland have developed a Reconciliation Action Plan guided by Narragunnawali which is supporting positive, productive engagement with the wider indigenous community, and foundational learning experiences for the children in their care. 

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3 Jul 2020

Why Kindergarten is one of the most important years

As children grow and develop, they become more curious of the world around them – and are driven to learn and explore. This is an important time to support their curiosity by exposing them to as many learning opportunities as possible. 
25 Jun 2020

The importance of school readiness education post-COVID19

Australia has experienced unprecedented disruptions to everyday life as a result of the COVID19 pandemic, not least of which has been the disruption to children’s education. So, is early education and school readiness more or less important now?
20 Jun 2020

Supporting families in response to COVID-19 Coronavirus

Updated 20 June 2020: Across Australia, our child care centres remain open and are operating in line with our COVID-19 Step Down Plan