LIFELONG LEARNING CENTRES WELCOMES PITT TOWN EARLY LEARNING CENTRE

LIFELONG LEARNING CENTRES WELCOMES PITT TOWN EARLY LEARNING CENTRE

Affinity Education Group, owners of the national network of Lifelong Learning Centres, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Pitt Town Early Learning Centre, a 130-place childcare facility operating from a purpose-built centre in the heart of the Hawkesbury-river town.
 
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Posted: 7/31/2017 1:36:27 PM by

National Quality Standards: A guide for parents

National Quality Standards: A guide for parents

What do the National Quality Standards mean for parents? 
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Posted: 7/27/2017 4:52:49 PM by Carla

Shining Star profile: Arielle Russionello

Shining Star profile: Arielle Russionello

Introducing Arielle Russionello, Centre Manager at Early Learning Centre The Lakes in Townsville, Queensland.
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Posted: 7/19/2017 12:58:32 PM by Carla
Earlyeducation;Learning;Lifelong

Report finds early education improves secondary school performance

Report finds early education improves secondary school performance

An international student research body assessing the academic performance results of students in countries including Australia has found children who had at least two years of early childhood education performed better than others at age 15. 
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Posted: 7/17/2017 10:57:11 AM by Carla

Youngsters take to the airwaves

Youngsters take to the airwaves

Learning through real life experiences is always more fun. Children at the Kids Academy Penrith Lifelong Learning Centre were treated to a day out at the local radio station 
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Posted: 7/13/2017 4:40:22 PM by Carla

What Is Child-Led Learning?

What Is Child-Led Learning?

Featuring Lifelong Learning Centre; Kids Care West Kinross
You may have heard the term ‘child-led learning’… but what does it mean? Well, it’s simply the approach of facilitating learning opportunities for children that are an extension of their own interests, talents and initiatives, rather than dictating to them what activities they need to do. Essentially, it’s letting the child set the agenda, as opposed to them following the educator’s agenda.
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Posted: 7/13/2017 10:47:06 AM by
Lifelong Learning

Family Fun Day at Aussie Kindies Tugun

Family Fun Day at Aussie Kindies Tugun

Aussie Kindies Tugun, part of the national network of Lifelong Learning Centres, recently hosted a celebration for their valued centre families to mark their first birthday since becoming an Aussie Kindies centre...
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Posted: 7/12/2017 11:48:23 AM by
Aussie Kindies CentresCommunity Events

Sensory Heaven at A Step Ahead Jindalee

Sensory Heaven at A Step Ahead Jindalee

Contributed by Claudette Snell, Centre Manager and Holly Nuttall, Educator

As soon as a child is born they begin to explore their senses. Touch, taste, smell, sight and hearing – there are so many new and exciting things to experience! As they begin to grow and develop, it is through their senses that children begin to interact with objects, environments and people. This sensory exploration is what helps them begin to make sense of the world around them through new connections formed in their brain...
 
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Posted: 7/10/2017 8:00:00 AM by
Lifelong Learning

Indigenous Culture and Lifelong Learning

Indigenous Culture and Lifelong Learning

Contributed by Shelley McVicar, Centre Manager of Eagleby Children’s Centre

This week is NAIDOC week – an important week in the calendar of Lifelong Learning Centres across Australia. The Indigenous cultures of Australia are the oldest living cultural history in the world, and as a childcare Centre Manager I am passionate about ensuring this culture is imbedded through our Lifelong Learning curriculum, not just through special events celebrations, but through our day-to-day activities.
 
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Posted: 7/3/2017 7:30:00 AM by