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.


it is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation. ( Herman Melville)

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ACT National Tour PD

16 April 2014

Check out the attached Flyer for a range of Friday and Saturday PD we are offering in June in the ACT for teachers on saving time and quality planning, brain development and implications for teaching and learning and lots more!

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Exciting addition to our work with Children and Play

10 April 2014

We are very excited to welcome some major new initiatives to Early Life Foundations which add and extend the range of services, resources and expertise we offer to children, parents and teachers in supporting play, resilience and creativity. Watch this space and Facebook for our upcoming announcement.

Twitter has arrived at ELF and Walker Learning

10 April 2014

Check our daily updates of where we are, who we are working with and what we are up to regarding our commitment to parents, children and educators. Feel free to contribute. Our link www.twitter.com/EarlyLifeFound

Recognition not only for Kathy but for the Early Years of life and education

10 April 2014

In receiving one of Australia's greatest honours and awards, the Order of Australia, Kathy was recognised for her many decades of work and expertise in Early Childhood and Education and parent support. This is also a great recognition for the profession itself which often is under recognised and under appreciated.

Australia wide Professional Development and National Tour Dates

9 April 2014

We are updating and changing some of our Australia wide dates for PD. Please check Facebook and bookings for updates as of Monday 21st April.