It's great to learn the Sherbrooke Children's
Centre has successfully been awarded a grant under the Long Day Care
Professional Development Programme (LDCPDP). SCC will receive $75,000 to
provide the centre’s educators with assistance to meet the qualification
requirements under the National Quality Framework (NQF) and to improve practice
to deliver quality outcomes for children.
Sherbrooke Children’s Centre recently received
a rating of Exceeding the National Quality Standard in all 7 areas which puts
it into the top 4% of early childhood services in Victoria. The $75,000 will
support the continuing learning journey of the large staff group of up to 40
early childhood professionals at Sherbrooke Children’s Centre and the ongoing
reputation of the service as a Centre of Excellence.
Educators will benefit from high quality
training and development opportunities that contribute to improved early
learning experiences and outcomes for children in the years before they
commence formal schooling.
It's great news for children and great news for
It follows on from another recent accolade
where Sherbrooke Children's Centre and the
Yarra Ranges Early Years team took out a major award at the Premier’s
Sustainability Awards at Docklands. Family & Children’s Services won the
Community category with their Seedlings: sustainability in the Early Years
Seedlings is a partnership between Yarra Ranges Council, City of
Knox, Alpine Shire, City of Melbourne and City of Port Phillip formed in 2012
to develop a framework and tools for use across a range of early
Ranges has 12 early years services participating in the program, which provides
for adaptability and flexibility so that it can be implemented in any early
years service setting. Seedlings provides a wholistic approach focusing on all
aspects of sustainability and helps children develop skills for the future
including systems thinking, resilience, problem solving, critical thinking,
risk assessment, participation, advocacy and leadership.
It's great to see Yarra Ranges early years services going from
strength to strength.
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