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Reconciliation in Action

"The children know that we will celebrate Indigenous community all year round." Helen Moors, Centre Manager. The community at ELC Smithfield, one of our Lifelong Learning Centres located in Far North Queensland share their Reconciliation Action Plan.

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Affinity Shining Star - Chrissy Graham

How far can you take your career in early education? Earlier in 2019 Affinity Education Group recognised the hard work and dedication of our Chrissy Graham. Since then Chrissy has crossed the stage at the University of New England with her Degree in Early Childhood and Primary Education. 
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Putting child safety first

It’s everyone’s job to protect children. This year Affinity Education Group is teaming up with Bravehearts to take the pledge to protect children. 

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Celebrating Early Childhood Educators

Affinity Education Group is proud to participate in 2019 Early Childhood Educators 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: Pare Kanokwan Tanascha

Sometimes when you meet someone, your day immediately gets just that little bit brighter. There are some smiles you will never forget, and some warmth that will spread like wildfire. These are three traits held by our latest shining star Pare Kanokwan Tanascha.

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Sun protection in Early Childhood Education

“No hat, no play, no school today!” We definitely don’t agree that a hat will prevent your child from attending childcare, however, as the weather starts warming up and the sun starts peeking in, it’s time to think seriously about sun safety.

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Communicating through play

"Do not keep children to their studies by compulsion, but by play.” - Plato

All Educators at Affinity Education Group place an emphasis on play based learning for the children at our Lifelong Learning Centres, but what does this mean?

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Affinity shining star profile: Daniel Try

Everyone loves food, but at Affinity Education we love it even more when we are serving children Healthy Food. Kids Academy Hornsby Cook, Daniel Try is doing exactly that and leading the way for our other cooks across the country as we continue our partnership with feedAustralia.

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Affinity shining star profile: Lori Magill

When you find something you love, you will do just about anything to pursue it. It’s that kind of passion we love to see in our educators, and it’s in abundance within our latest shining star, Lori Magill, Centre Manager for Aussie Kindies Early Learning Werribee. 

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Taking out the Frankston Food Awards

Healthy Food is the backbone of all we do, it sparks our energy and fuels our brains to engage in Lifelong Learning. That’s why we are so proud of one of our Lifelong Learning Centres for taking out the Frantastic Food Award for 2019!

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Affinity shining star profile: Mellissa Coyle

Passionate about children from an early age, our latest shining star has worked her way up over the past nine years, in the one centre, to be the very best educator she can be. Say hello to Lead Educator and Educational Leader at Kurrawatha Avenue Early Learning Centre, Mellissa Coyle.

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Red Nose Day 2019

Rocking a Red Nose never looked so good! Centres across Australia are putting on their dancing shoes and popping on their Red Noses today all in the name of Red Nose Day 2019.

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Affinity shining star profile: Tracey Hodge

Introducing Tracey Hodge, Centre Manager at Aussie Kindies Early Learning Glen Innes, and one of our latest Shining Stars!

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Plastic made fantastic

Affinity Education Group's Lifelong Learning Centres across Australia are calling for plastic bottle tops and bread tags over the coming weeks as part of a sustainability project to help people in need. The project aims to breathe new life into often discarded pieces of plastic that may be repurposed for those in need.

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Your breastfeeding journey at work

Just because you have returned to work does not mean you have to put an end to your breastfeeding journey. 

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2019 - Affinity Awards

At Affinity Education we love to celebrate the wins. We are so proud of our teams and we want to make sure we show our appreciation at every opportunity. Over the weekend of July 26-28  our Centre, Area and State Managers from across the country united for our 2019 Centre Manager Lifelong Learning Conference.

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Affinity shining star profile: Chrissy Graham

Introducing Chrissy Graham, Early Childhood Teacher and Pedagogical Leader in the Alpine Daisy’s Preschool Room at Daisy’s Childcare and Preschool Service, and one of our latest Shining Stars!

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Affinity shining star profile: Cindy McBeath

Introducing Cindy McBeath, Lead Educator at Bambini Early Childhood Development Caloundra, and one of our latest Shining Stars!

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Reconciliation in action

At Affinity Education we strive to be completely connected and with NAIDOC Week now winding down across the Country, children have been reaping the rewards of their educators hard work living our values.

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Papilio Early Learning’s Canberra Metamorphosis

There are two new Papilio Early Learning centres in Canberra. Papilio Early Learning Yarralumla and Papilio Early Learning Barton are joining the existing Papilio Early Learning Bruce centre which was a standalone until July 2019.

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