National Reconciliation Week (27 May–3 June) is a time for all Australians to learn more about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and histories, share that knowledge and help us grow as a nation. This year’s theme—‘Don’t keep history a mystery’—makes it personal, inviting each of us to learn more. ECA’s commitment to Reconciliation deepens…

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The aim of National Families Week is to celebrate the vital role that families play in our society. It’s a time to celebrate with your family, make contact with your extended family and friends, and share in the enjoyment of family activities within the wider community. For more info please visit HERE

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Sustainable practice… we have all heard about it, we all know we need to be doing it, but what does this mean for our practice in a service? Sustainability in early childhood education is an important part of the curriculum and should be incorporated into each and every service setting. Creating natural environments and proving…

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What is STEM? STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. STEM is important because it pervades every part of our lives. Science is everywhere in the world around us. Why STEM? “In the 21st century, scientific and technological innovations have become increasingly important as we face the benefits and challenges of both globalization and…

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Starting Blocks  aims to help new parents with their first steps into parenting, especially when it comes to child care options. A topic of particular interest at the moment is the changes to the subsidies that the Australian Government provides to families of children in child care… It’s important for you to be aware of…

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