Early Childhood

Early Life Foundations Conference 2013 Bookings

30 January 2013

Bookings for the Early Life Foundation Conference are already coming in! Please make sure you book in early as spaces are limited. This conference will offer unparalleled opportunities to view personalising learning from a whole child perspective and is unique as it is the only conference in Australia with international speakers that finally bridge the artificial divide between early childhood and primary years teachers to Year 7. For more information or to book, please visit www.earlylife.com.au/info/conference-2013 or give us a ring.

New Walker Learning Approach Fact Sheet: Quotes for Educators & Parents

28 January 2013

Being able to share with parents and the community aspects of the importance of educating the whole child, the importance of play and exploration and expression of views, opinions and learning is an important part of an educator's role. Many philosophers throughout history have shared views about learning and education. Our latest fact sheet provides you with a few quotes that you might like to share with others in your education community. Please see the WLA Fact Sheet page.

Parenting Fact Sheet: Practical Tips for Starting School and Preschool

27 January 2013

The beginning of something new generally holds lots of excitement from children and family members however, the new experience also often carries with it some level of healthy anxiety or apprehension. To assist your family and particularly the child who is about to start this new venture, please check out our Parenting Fact Sheets to find some simple points that you may find helpful.

Children Commencing the New School Year

26 January 2013

As children commence their early childhood programs and school this coming fortnight, we wish all families a great start to the year. Remember ... learning and life is not just about literacy and numeracy but self esteem, resilience and time to relax. Try not to rush too much through childhood, it goes way to fast!

2013 Interstate Study Tours and Professional Development Sessions

24 January 2013

Please note that you can now book in to any of our Interstate Walker Learning Study Tours and Professional Development sessions running in South Australia, Tasmania and the Northern Territory.

Early Life Foundations 2013 Conference Brochure

20 January 2013

Our 2013 Conference brochure is set to be mailed out across the country this week! For more information about the Early Life Foundations Conference, please see Our Conference in the Main Menu.

Early Life Foundations 2013 Conference confirms keynote speaker, Dr. George Otero

8 January 2013

We are delighted to announce that Dr. George Otero will be a keynote speaker at the Early Life Foundations Conference at the Grand Hyatt (Melbourne) this October!

Happy New Year from Early Life Foundations

7 January 2013

Happy New Year! We look forward to working with you in 2013. Our Centre is open after school and during the day and evening for professional development and presentations.

Happy Holidays from the Early Life Foundations Team

21 December 2012

The Early Life Foundations Centre will be closed during the Christmas and New Year season from Monday, 24 December until Friday, 11 January 2013. We will reopen on Monday 14th January.

Early Life Foundations Conference 2013 to be held at the Grand Hyatt, Melbourne

18 December 2012

We have officially confirmed the venue for our Early Life Foundations Conference on October 19, 2013!

Talking with and supporting children over the USA massacre

17 December 2012

The tragedy in the USA leaves even us as adults feeling a range of emotions. Young children who hear about it or are exposed to it in the news may react in a variety of ways.

Download our new 2013 Professional Development Brochures

30 November 2012

Our 2013 PD brochures have been printed and are also available for you to download!

Early Life Foundations Centre - Venue Hire in Bayside, Melbourne

20 November 2012

Venue for hire in Bayside! The Early Life Foundations Centre is available for hire for training, professional development, consulting suites, meetings and functions.

Walker Learning Approach & the Northern Territory Mobile Preschool Project

15 November 2012

Congratulations to all the NT Mobile Preschool teachers and assistant teachers for their outstanding work towards implementing the Walker Learning Approach!

Our new purpose designed Early Life Foundations Centre is now open

20 November 2012

We are delighted to announce our Early Life Foundations Centre is now open.