2023 Affinity Awards Open for Nominations
Affinity Education Group is excited to announce the launch of its yearly national awards, celebrating outstanding achievements and excellence within the Early Education and Care sector. This year, the awards experienced a record-breaking response, with more than 634 nominations received across more than 225 centres Australia wide. The sheer number of nominations is a testament to the Educators’ enthusiasm and pride across Affinity Education Group.
Affinity Increases Commitment to The Smith Family
Affinity Education Group has increased its commitment to The Smith Family Learning for Life program again in the third quarter of 2023, with 236 individual child sponsorships now being actively supported on behalf of centres around Australia. The program acknowledges the importance of additional support for children facing disadvantages, recognising that such support is essential for maintaining their engagement in education.
Educational Programs During the Festive Season
At this time of year, many families are turning their thoughts to the festive season and family holidays. We know that December and January is a busy time of year, so we wanted to reassure you that our centres are not scaling down activities over the festive period. Unlike primary schools, we remain fully operational and focused on children’s learning goals.
Get to know your National Quality Standards – Series 3
The third Quality Area addresses physical environment. Quality Area 3, as outlined in the National Quality Standard, strives to guarantee a secure, appropriate, and stimulating physical environment that fosters children’s learning and development.
Get to know your National Quality Standards – Series 2
Welcome to the second part of our National Quality Standards seven-part series, where we provide an in-depth look into the seven quality areas benchmarked against the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) standards.
The Lifelong Learning Curriculum – A Guide For Families
This month, we are highlighting the Lifelong Learning Curriculum, Australia’s most progressive approach to early education that operates within all our Early Learning Centres. Our Educators implement this program to support our little learners to reach their full potential.
Summer Program Sessions
Your child is invited to join us during our Summer Program! Throughout December, we have planned additional exciting activities to help your child continue their early learning journey whilst benefiting from a rich variety of learning opportunities.
Papilio Educator Participates in Leadership Training
As part of the professional development opportunities offered by Affinity Education Group to our employees, Papilio Early Learning Lead Educator Deborah Aitchison has been part of a national group who participated in the 2023 ELACCA ‘From the Ground Up’ leadership project hosted by QUT.
It’s Safe Work Month at Papilio
National Safe Work Month is upon us! Papilio Early Learning Centres have jam-packed this October with a variety of events and programs…
Aussie Wildlife Champions Dress Up and Donate Success
Through the second and third week of September, all our Papilio centres participated in the Aussie Wildlife Champions fundraiser drive for the Australian Wildlife Conservancy.