Early Life Foundations

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We are here to support you as parents and educators and we work in the age range birth to 14 years of age in areas of parent support, teaching and learning, children's behaviours, and school and Early Childhood Education professional development.

We  provide expertise and support to parents, educators and organisations to create optimal parenting, learning and educational environments for children birth to 14 years. The organisation prides itself on our knowledge base and expertise, and on maintaining an independent voice on the national and international stage for children’s development, teaching and learning, research and parenting.


“The beginning of something is always important, especially when it is young and needs time to grow.” - Plato

Recent News

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2016 PD Brochure - Early childhood and primary educators

8 October 2016

Kathy, Shona and the ELF Team are very excited to be sharing our 2016 PD brochure with educators in all sectors of early childhood and primary education across Australia.  In 2016 we have inlcuded lots of new PD opportunities as well as the old favorites.  Feel free to download the brochure below.  We look forward to working with you in 2016!  Bookings open - Monday 12 October

Early Childhood Play Matters - Available now

5 October 2015

Hi all early childhood and early primary educators - our new book "Early Childhood Play Matters" will be available next week. It is a great resource that provides, theory, practice, practical tips and a great colour section on the learning environment!!  Orders being be taken at ACER


13 September 2015

We are pleased to share with you our latest newsletter. We hope you enjoy the read. You can subscribe to receive our newsletter by email and access previous editions via our newsletter page.

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Major News Walker Learning School in Bali

11 September 2015

We are delighted to announce that a Walker Learning school is being purpose built in Bali. More news to follow but this is a major initiative in one of our international projects for personalised learning to meet the needs of local communities.

Our 2016 PD brochure out soon

10 September 2015

Keep an eye out for our 2016 PD Brochure for primary and Early Childhood Educators. An all in one brochure for next year with PD on a range of professional learning opportunities. Our most popular plus a range of new sessions.