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ACECQA workshops focusing on Agency of the Child

You are invited to a workshop focusing on Agency of the Child which has been organised by the Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority (ACECQA). The interactive workshop will be led by ACECQA’s National Education Leader, in partnership with the Department of Education and Training, the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority and Gowrie Victoria… 


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Professional Learning News Issue #7

Read the latest edition of Professional Learning News. Now available to download.


Ready, Set, Plan your semester 2 professional learning

Gowrie Victoria's Professional Learning Program Guide is now available online. Start planning your professional development. Download your copy.


Gowrie Victoria's Childrens Program in Broadmeadows

Enrol now! New Children's Program opening in Broadmeadows in 2016. Read More


New Resource Kit for OSHC Coordinators and Directors

Gowrie Victoria is pleased to announce the release of Effective Management for School Age Care: A resource kit for coordinators and directors. The resource kit has been developed in response to identified needs of the Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) sector. Read more about this easy-to-use resource. 


Video Resources To Support Kindergarten Service Providers to Implement Educator to Child Ratio Changes

                  From 1 January 2016, Victorian kindergarten services will be required to move from an educator to child ratio of 1:15 to 1:11. The Victorian Government is providing a range of supports to assist funded kindergarten services to transition to the new ratio, including a suite of… 


Professional Learning News Issue #5

The latest edition of our newsletter is now available on our website. Read the edition for some great examples of innovative and consistent, high quality service provision.  


Early childhood educators and professionals gather at the Melbourne Museum

Over 200 delegates came together at the Melbourne Museum to attend Gowrie Victoria’s ‘Children in the Driver’s Seat’ Early Childhood Education and Care Conference (Tuesday 22 September 2015). Speakers throughout the day shared their insights and experiences touching on the two themes of the conference: Children as Decision Makers and Leadership vs Management. The voice of the child weaved… 


Aboriginal Cultural Awareness Online Modules from DET

                  The Department of Education and Training (DET) has created three, easy-to-use online modules to assist schools in developing their knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal cultures. This professional learning resource provides advice, process and practical suggestions for educators to teach Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) students and to… 


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