There are many local and Australia-wide programs and resources available for educators to use in order to enrich the health, learning and development of children.
Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework
This framework encourages early childhood professionals to work together and with families, and is approved under the National Quality Standards.
Visit the Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework website.
This framework guides early educators to provide children to maximise their potential and develop a foundation for future success in learning.
See the Being Belonging Becoming website.
Get Up and Grow
These resources promote the key messages included in the healthy eating and physical activity guidelines. Designed to be used in early childhood settings by families, staff and carers, these resources support a consistent, national approach to childhood nutrition and physical activity.
Go to the Get Up & Grow website for more information.
The Achievement Program is part of Healthy Together Victoria. The Program focuses on addressing the underlying causes of poor health in children’s settings, workplaces and communities. It provides policies and strategies to support good health across Victoria, as well as locally led Healthy Together Communities.
Visit the Achievement Program website.
KidsMatter is a mental health and wellbeing framework for primary schools and early childhood education and care services.
See the KidsMatter website.
ELAA represents the voice of parents and service providers working to deliver high-quality early learning programs to children. At ELAA we are passionate about the importance of high-quality, affordable, accessible early childhood education and care services.
Visit the ELAA website.
Department of Education and Training
The Department of Education and Training (DET) offers learning and development support, services and resources for all Victorians, from birth through to adulthood.
Go to the DET website.
Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA)
The National Quality Framework (NQF) establishes and assesses standards for all education and care services in Australia for children aged up to 13. ACECQA supports the regulatory authorities that implement and administer the NQF.
Visit the ACECQA website.