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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… 


Looking for quality early childhood education and care in the Broadmeadows area?

Gowrie Victoria Broadmeadows Valley Children’s Program Manager, Michelle Gujer talks about her vision for the service. Enquiries welcome. Call 9099 1080 or email broadmeadowsvalley@gowrievictoria.org.au


How do you know a good Child Care course?

Gowrie Victoria has been delivering training in early childhood and school age education and care since 1939. With a commitment to our Purpose [For those who teach and care for children, Gowrie Victoria champions good early childhood care and education. Because when children learn we all grow] we care about the quality of accredited training within the sector. But how do you, a learner wanting to start a career in Early Childhood Education, or a professional wanting to upskill your qualification, decide on what child care course Training Provider to choose for your study?


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