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Understanding The Montessori Education Approach

You have probably heard the term “Montessori education”, especially when it comes to which kindergarten or school to enrol your little one into. As you’ll see in this article, the Montessori teaching method is as intuitive as it is effective. Below you can find more about the Montessori method, including its origins, its characteristics, and

Working in a Family-Oriented Childcare Centre

As an educator, there is a range of childcare centres that you could work in. Making sure you are working in the right one for you is vital to an enjoyable career. At Learning Lladder  ELC, we are a family and community-oriented childcare centre offering long daycare and 3 and 4-year-old kindergarten. We are awarded

Why you should choose a Childcare Traineeship

Childcare is an essential profession within our communities. It’s not only vital care but important education for our children. The most significant stages of brain development happen before children turn five. Early learning is an incredibly important part of education, yet there aren’t enough early learning educators in Australia! Jobs in early learning are only expected to

When is a Good Time to Introduce Children to Extracurricular Activities?

Every parent wants their child to grow and develop while they do things they enjoy. Extracurricular activities are the perfect way for children to experience new activities, challenge themselves and have fun as they learn new things. But when is the right age to introduce these new activities? In this blog, we’ll answer that question,

What to expect when toilet training your child [Expert Tips Inside]

At Learning Ladder ELC, we often have parents ask us how we prepare children to be toilet trained and what tips we can provide them with for toilet training their toddler. Our advice is to recognise when your child is ready and able and let your child help with decisions that are relevant to their

What’s the difference between Sessional Kinder and Kinder at a child care centre?

Many parents consider both Kinder at a child care centre and Sessional Kinder for their little ones. There are benefits to both options, and which of the two is right for you will come down to several factors. So we’ve put this article together, to help you understand both options and learn more about how

What Extended Parental Leave Means For You

Parenthood is a transformative journey that’s filled with both joys and challenges. As society continues to evolve, so does our understanding of the importance of parental involvement during the early stages of a child’s life. A growing number of individuals and organisations are embracing the concept of extended parental leave, a game-changing policy that offers

What are Ramadan, Eid, Holi and Diwali and why do we celebrate each of them?

There’s nothing we love more than learning. Especially when it comes to learning about the people and the communities that live around our Early Learning Centres. There are so many interesting cultural holidays and celebrations that people take part in throughout the year. In this article, we’re going to look at Holi, Diwali, Eid and

Understanding Gender Neutrality for Parents

As a parent, you want your child to grow up and be the best without limitations or barriers to their development. Over the years there has been a lot of research into how to set your child up for success and the overarching argument has been that gender discrepancies in opportunities and skills from the


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