Starting Smarter – The Early Years Toolbox Expands Nationally for 2024

After the first year of a three-year partnership with The Smith Family, the number of Learning for Life children sponsored by Affinity Education has grown by almost 20 percent to 244 students.
The implementation of the research-based Early Years Toolbox as part of the Lifelong Learning Curriculum has seen a marked increase in literacy, numeracy and working memory outcomes for children aged 4-5 years.

Hope Inspired By Council Boost For Childhood Educators    

Hope McGrath has been inspired by the news of Maranoa Regional Council’s new childcare bursary, which aims to assist those who have completed their studies and are looking to enter or remain in the workforce in the Maronoa shire.

Affinity Shining Stars Celebrate 2023 National Awards

In our largest ever national Affinity Awards celebration, almost 50 early education professionals and centre teams have been recognised, rewarded and shared their passion for excellence and quality in early education.

AEG and AWC Launch Contemporary Early Years Conservation Program 

In an exciting Australia-first, more than 10,000 children aged between 3-5 years will have access to the new Aussie Wildlife Champions Lifelong Learning Curriculum program as the result of a partnership between Affinity Education Group and the Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC).

Healthy Eaters through Food Exploration

Food exploration in a positive environment shows a reduced risk of children becoming picky eaters.

Research shows that introducing new foods to your child within the first two years and before age four is crucial in nurturing a love of healthy and diverse food and eating habits.

What is Big Thinkers STEM?

Science, Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) has always played a vital role in the development of our Lifelong Learning Curriculum for children aged 3 to 5 years old.

Tummy Time

Tummy Time is an essential activity for a baby’s development and is a regularly encouraging exercise for our centres 0-1 children in our Nursery rooms.

Affinity Education Launches Lifelong Learning Curriculum

In a national first, more than 2500 early childhood educators and early childhood teachers collaborated in Community of Practice sessions held nationally over three nights in March 2023.