Recent News

Next Walker Learning Study Tour

Date: 
19 April 2016

Walker Learning Study Tour F-2
5th and 6th May

This two day study tour is a great opportunity to observe and unpack the key elements of Walker Learning for Junior Primary.

Walker Learning National Tour New Zealand

Date: 
18 April 2016

We are very excited to be responding to the widespread interest in NZ about Walker Learning by conducting our first National Study Tour for preschool to year 3. This builds on the support our team has been providing to Longburn School and Lytton Street School in the Palmerston North area. Both schools are implementing Walker Learning from reception to year 6.

Shona will be in Wellington 9 May, Christchurch on 11 May and Auckland on 13 May.

Welcome to Term 2

Date: 
4 April 2016

Welcome back to term 2. We have lots of PD across Australia. Check out our PD brochure on the website for details.

2016 PD Brochure - Term 2 bookings open now. Early childhood and primary educators

Date: 
4 April 2016

 

Check out our term 2 sessions from the PD brochure. 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 now.

Our new book for Early Childhood Educators

Date: 
4 April 2016

Our latest book is selling really well and we are receiving great feedback. For early childhood educators.
Early Childhood Play Matters. Our latest book in the series of Play Matters and Engagement Matters.

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Early Childhood Play Matters - Available now

Date: 
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


Newsletter_No2_2015

Date: 
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

Date: 
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

Date: 
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.

Holidays soon

Date: 
10 September 2015

A great opportunity for families to send screens, ipads, smart phones and gaming on holidays and provide lots of time and recreation outdoors for children as the holidays commence soon.

Botanic Gardens Outdoor learning experiences success

Date: 
10 September 2015

We enjoyed a great outdoor learning experience combined with Zart Art, the Education Staff of the Botanic Gardens, a welcome to country and great practical experiences to share with children. Two more of these are scheduled for Autumn and Spring for 2016.

Welcome to Diocese of Sandhurst Victoria

Date: 
9 September 2015

We welcome a group of leaders and teachers to Early Life Foundations as part of their Walker Learning Study tour which takes them to regional Victoria and SA to visit and observe teachers in Catholic and state schools this week implementing Walker Learning.

Bush Kinder

Date: 
25 August 2015

We are excited to be hosting our Bush Kindergarten session this week with Wilson Street Kinder at Landcox Park and follow up PD at our Foundation.

Early Childhood Study Tour

Date: 
25 August 2015

We have our Early childhood study tour this Friday and thank St. Kilda and Balaclava Kinder and Wattle Tree Early Childhood Centre for opening their doors to us.

Social and Emotional Learning

Date: 
25 August 2015

It was great to present Social and Emotional Learning to St. Francis of the Fields in Strathfieldsaye on Monday. Great team of staff, so committed to reaching out to all children.

Heading to NSW

Date: 
18 August 2015

Up in NSW Sydney and Terrigal with Explore and Develop to work with Early Childhood Educators and parents for two great days.

Walker Learning

Date: 
18 August 2015

Being part of Dandenong West Primary school on Walker Learning and personalized learning this week.

Welcome Participants

Date: 
18 August 2015

We welcome our participants to our two day intensive on Emotional Intelligence this Monday and Tuesday.

Mitchell Shire

Date: 
18 August 2015

Looking forward to heading to Wandong to work in the Mitchell Shire with parents and educators on School Readiness this week.