Centres Philosophy

At Learning Ladder, we are committed to building a culturally inclusive community. Our philosophy is simple… EVERY CHILD COUNTS!!

At Learning Ladder, we endeavour to meet all the possible needs of the children in our care. We aim to achieve this by providing a caring, safe, supportive, warm, happy and stimulating learning environment in our state-of-the-art child care centre.

We encourage all children to actively explore their environment and support them to form and develop trusting relationships with other children and educators. We strongly promote numerous opportunities for play. We believe play is valuable in every aspect of a child’s development and recognise the importance of children being actively involved and engaged in a variety of learning experiences. We believe a child’s learning should be supported and encouraged through positive interactions and discussions with the child’s family on a regular basis.

We believe it is important to be aware of diversity and multiculturalism within the community in which we live. We aim to reflect diversity throughout our Centre, as well as in our programming. We feel that providing daily experiences will help to support this.

We strongly believe that early childhood education is the foundation of a child’s future. We believe that all children should be treated with equality, and their cultural diversity embraced and acknowledged.

We also strive to perform in all areas of what we do in order to continue to be recognised as one of Melbourne’s best child care centres.

Building Community & Cultural Awareness

At Learning Ladder we are committed to building an culturally inclusive community and in the process, create a shared culture where everyone feels safe, included, respected and valued. Children are encouraged to be empathetic and caring.

Creating healthy nutrition habits for life

Our qualified on-site cooks & chefs prepare delicious and nutritious meals that will have you wondering, “Why doesn’t my child eat that at home?” Our group meal times encourage children to try new foods and develop healthy habits.

Fostering imagination & creativity

Children, families and staff in our Centres will develop cultural competence and in the process, create a shared culture where everyone feels safe, included, respected and valued. Our environments and learning experiences aspire to create positive and trustful relationships, courage, resilience, empowerment and well-being. Children are encouraged to be empathetic and caring.

Age & individually appropriate care & education

Whether your child is six weeks or six years old, our Teachers and Educators are always observing – working to understand your child’s individual traits, likes and motivations. This means they’re better able to find what lights up each child’s curiosity and enthusiasm for learning.

Encourage learning and physical development through play

Learning through play is one of the most important ways children learn and develop. Active play using large and small muscles such as climbing, running, ball games, digging, jumping, and dancing. This supports children’s overall health and sense of wellbeing, physical growth

Prepare your child for Primary School

Learning Ladder has developed a holistic kindergarten curriculum aimed at further developing literacy, numeracy and social skills and preparing your child to start primary school. Interest-based learning places children at the helm of their early education experience. Play-based opportunities to further develop social skills and emotional development.



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