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Affinity supports Healthy Food: Using feedAustralia

Across Australia, Affinity's Lifelong Learning Centres network of child care centres is embracing feedAustralia, led by centre cooks such as Daniel Try and Teresa Abra, who are committed to improving the quality of nutrition in meals provided to children in their care. 

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Supporting the Fight for Farmers

A group of child care centres owned and operated by Affinity Education Group have combined forces in the Fight For Farmers with a recent donation of more than $5,000 provided to a single farming family connected to the Tadpoles Cooroy center community.
 
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Affinity supports 'Launch into Learning'

Affinity Education Group is proud to support 'Launch into Learning' in partnership with the Early Learning and Care Council of Australia (ELACCA), in support of a minimum of two years of affordable, high quality early learning for every child in the years before they start school.

 
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Affinity appoints CFO Cathy Montesin

Affinity Education Group is pleased to welcome Cathy Montesin to the role of Chief Financial Officer.
 
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PAPILIO ESSENDON TAKES FLIGHT

More than 80 families attended the first Community Open Day at Papilio Early Learning Centre Essendon, which opens for learning on 29 January 2019, and will feature yoga sessions to calm little minds, STEM activities, cooking classes, weekly ‘Out and About’ excursions and a comprehensive School Readiness program. 

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Affinity centres launch Summer Program

More than 160 Lifelong Learning Centres owned and operated by Affinity Education Group around Australia have launched exciting Summer Programs featuring exciting new play-based learning experiences to run through December and January. 
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Kindy Kapers Wakerley celebrates Exceeding Rating

Kindy Kapers Wakerley - part of the Lifelong Learning Centres network owned and operated by Affinity Education Group, is celebrating after mainting their 'Exceeding' rating. 
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Premier Early Learning Centre Moruya works towards cultural reconciliation

Cultural recognition has always played an important role in the regular lesson program at Premier Early Learning Centre Moruya but after attending an inclusive practise workshop, Centre Manager Diona Driver decided there was more their centre could do.
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Affinity named National Finalist in Australian Training Awards

Affinity Education Group has been announced as a national finalist in the 2018 Australian Training Awards, for the Australian Apprenticeships – Employer Award category.
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Affinity celebrates Early Childhood Educators Day

Wednesday 5th September is Early Childhood Educator’s Day, an annual event created by the Australian Childcare Alliance to recognise the work of Australia’s educators.
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Affinity Shining Star profile: Nicole Kumpis, Centre Manager at The Learning Tree Barton, ACT

I’ve realised how much I love what I do and how I could never imagine working in another industry.”
 
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Affinity centres support the Fight for Farmers

Affinity Education Group is proudly supporting the efforts of its Lifelong Learning Centres as they support the 'Fight for Farmers' nationally.
 
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VOLUNTEER SPIRIT HELPS PARENTS ACCESS NEW CHILD CARE SUBSIDY

Parents with children enrolled in Lifelong Learning Centres owned and operated by Affinity Education Group are gaining access to additional Child Care Subsidy hours through new volunteering programs set up to improve children’s learning and development opportunities.
 
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Shining Star Profile; Janelle Ainsworth, Centre Manager at The Learning Tree Lynwood, WA

 “I have built such positive relationships and strong rapports with the children, their families and our wonderful community, I feel completely connected to them all.”

Janelle began her career in childcare when she was just 15 years old as a Junior Child Care Assistant. She said from the very first day she knew this was the path she wanted to take.
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Affinity centres celebrate Red Nose Day 2018

In its first national charity endeavour, Affinity Education Group completely connected its centres across Australia in a fun campaign which raised more than $2800 for Red Nose. 
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Affinity activates Child Care Subsidy specialists

As Australia's new Child Care Package comes into affect across Australia this week, Affinity's new Child Care Subsidy team is supporting families to maximise their access to subsidised child care.
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Affinity helps families maximise Child Care Subsidy

Affinity Education Group has launched new 9- and 10-hour Set Session care options for children enrolled in more than 160 Lifelong Learning Centres around Australia.
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Affinity Shining Star Class of 2018 Graduates

Affinity Education Group’s first Shining Stars Graduation Ceremony was held in Brisbane on Monday 18 June 2018, attended by 9 outstanding participants and representatives of the program from child care centres around Australia.

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The Learning Tree Dalby Raise $1500 For Breast Cancer Research In Honour Of Mum’s Race To Beat Cancer

When Sarah Wenham enquired about childcare for her 3 youngest children at The Learning Tree Dalby to help support her family while she underwent months of treatment for breast cancer, Centre Manager Leanne Stewart and her team were immediately touched by her story and wanted to do something to show their support.
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Affinity celebrates from East Coast to West Coast

Two Affinity educators are among the State Winners of the Australian Early Education and Care Awards.


 
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