Children are citizens of a global world, but they are also citizens of their local community. At our centres our children are involved in helping others the local community through fundraising efforts. In recent months, Mickleham Road Early Learning Centre has undertaken a couple of fundraising campaigns that are close to the centre’s heart. Read more
Blog Posts Tagged "Community"
It’s been a very busy few months at Guardian Early Learning Centre – Forde! With local initiatives, exciting excursions and creating connections with the Indigenous community, there’s never a dull moment at Forde. Here are just a few of the great things that have been happening at this early learning centre in the ACT… Read more
On October 1 2017 some important changes to the National Quality Framework (NQF) will come into effect. These changes will give child care providers more authority over who they put in charge and cut through a lot of the red tape that often gets in the way of offering quality care.
The NQF is an agreement between Federal and State governments to provide quality and consistent education and care to children. The NQF introduced a Quality Care Standard in 2012 which set a minimum standard of care and established a rating system across long day care, family day care, preschool, and out of school hours care. Read more
After a tragic car accident in the neighbourhood, the children at Acre Woods Eastwood and their families began to have conversations about the incident and what road safety means. This prompted the centre to introduce Road Safety Week to the August calendar of events to help reinforce children’s understanding about road safety and to develop their knowledge and awareness of common road rules. Read more
What used to be a church has been transformed into a wonderful childcare centre in Brisbane. With a brand new, nature inspired outdoor space and plenty of space for children to play and learn, Sherwood Forest Children’s Centre has a real home away from home feel. Read more