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Affinity Training Workshops Inspire Educators

Affinity Education Group's Education Advisor, Jola Sung, sat down with us to explain why professional development is so important at Affinity, and what her team does to support educators.
 
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Message from CEO: ' We are open for learning!'

“Open for learning” is the message being shared by all 148 Lifelong Learning Centres owned and operated by Affinity Education Group.  

 

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Supporting our community in response to COVID-19 Coronavirus

Updated 14 May 2020: 
Our priority is the safety and wellbeing of our people, and the children in our care, and we welcome the Australian Government's Early Childhood Education and Care Relief Package which commenced on 6 April 2020.

 
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SHINING STAR AT AFFINITY EDUCATION: JESSI READ

Another Affinity internal promotion, as Jessi Read takes on Assistant Centre Manager role at Papilio Early Learning Belrose. Read about Jessi's career journey with Affinity Education...
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Affinity welcomes relief for Australian families enrolled in child care

Affinity Education Group has welcomed the Australian Government's new Early Childhood Education and Care Relief Package which will ensure children can remain enrolled in child care. 
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Shining Star at Affinity Education: Rabia Rasheed

The team at Papilio Early Learning Barton have proudly congratulated a much-loved educator on furthering of her career - and Affinity has another career progression success story! 
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Early Education Heroes stay strong through COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact on Australia and on the early education and child care industry – our people continue to shine through our values.  
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Educators Shave For A Cure

This week two of our Affinity Education Group educators from Tadpoles Early Learning Eatons Hill have shown an enormous amount of community spirit by shaving their heads for The World’s Greatest Shave.
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Shining Star at Affinity Education: Erin Barnes

The team at Kids Academy Glenmore Park in New South Wales have a much-loved familiar face as their newly appointed Centre Manager - and Affinity has another career progression success story!
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Affinity Education Celebrates International Women’s Day

The Affinity Education Group boasts a workforce of over 95% women, and whilst CEO, Timothy Hickey, says the organisation isn’t driven by quotas - he is proud to see so many women simply being the best candidate for the job.
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Papilio Early Learning STEAMs Ahead

Children at Papilio Early Learning Centres across New South Wales are now enjoying introductory lessons in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics as part of recently introduced STEAM programs in each centre.
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Affinity centres band together in the wake of bushfire crisis

Affinity Education Group has banded together in a national effort to support fire authorities in Queensland, Victoria and New South Wales following a summer of catastrophic fires, which is not over yet. 
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Support in the wake of Australia's bushfires

Nationally, Affinity Education Group is in the process of finalising donations to Queensland, Victoria and New South Wales Fire Authorities directly thanking them for the work they have done in protecting our centres, educators and families.  
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A HELPING HAND FOR RURAL NSW FIREFIGHTERS

As bushfires continue to threaten in NSW and around Australia, our childcare centre teams are stepping up their community spirit. 
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Affinity Shining Star: Jes Hurst

A career with Affinity Education Group can lead far further than you ever imagined, as our Shining Star Jes Hurst shares.
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Empowering Career Progression

The Affinity Learning Academy continues to to deliver industry leading professional development and qualifications, with more than 500 students enrolled nationally during October 2019. 
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Affinity welcomes Dr Lesley Jones

Affinity Education Group warmly welcomes one of Queensland’s most experienced and accomplished Early Childhood Education professionals, Dr Lesley Jones as Senior Advisor, Pedagogy and Practice.

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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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