Early Life Foundations

Early Life Foundations provides expertise and support to parents, educators and organisations to create optimal parenting, learning and educational environments for children birth to 12 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.

Early Life Foundations recognises and acknowledges that to maximise opportunities for children, families and educators ongoing information, research and education is required. We are committed to the premise that enhancing opportunities in education and family life for children in their formative years helps create a strong foundation for adulthood.


Not all children are ready to learn the same thing, at the same time, in the same way. Kathy Walker

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2015 Bookings

24 October 2014

Bookings for 2015 sessions, professional learning and study tours will be available from Wednesday 5th November 2014.

Kathy up in the high country

9 October 2014

Kathy has been up in the high country of Victoria this first week back of Term 4, working with primary, child care and kindergarten educators.  Beautiful country and great educators and community all working together for children and families.


9 October 2014

Watch out for our major new initiative for 2015.  Some will be up before Christmas this year.  Online training and support modules for everyone across the world, parents, early childhood and primary educators.  Keep a lookout on Facebook, Twitter and news for updates and launch date.


9 October 2014

Our DVD's for training on Walker Learning, tuning in, reflection, class meetings, will be out this term.
Two separate DVd's P-2 and 3-6 with live classroom footage of teachers working with the approach.


9 October 2014

Learning Environment Resource Kits for schools, Early Childhood Centres and at home. Save time from having to collect everything yourself. We have done it for you. More information to follow.

Buy as many made up open ended play kits in areas such as sensory, tinkering, dramatic play, numeracy, literacy and collage.

Great for investigations, great for parents and grandparents when the children visit.