Our education is guided by the Victorian Early Years Learning Framework (VEYLF) and the three pillars of Belonging, Being and Becoming. Early Years Learning Framework is guided by the following principles;
Each child’s learning will be based on their interests and strengths and guided by our educators
Educators must work in collaboration with families to provide relevant learning experiences for each child, based on their interests and family experiences.
Every child will be equally valued and their achievements and learning celebrated.
Educators will observe and record the strengths and learning of each child.
Educators will work closely with children and families to generate ideas for the curriculum.
Learning Outcomes will be linked to the curriculum during and after each child’s learning has occurred. The curriculum must not be pre-programmed to match specific Learning Outcomes.
The curriculum will be based on the children’s interests, educators extending children’s interests through intentional teaching, spontaneous experiences, family input and centre Philosophy.
Where appropriate, the service will liaise with external agencies and support persons to best educate and care for children with additional needs.
Where appropriate, the curriculum (play and learning experiences) will build and develop each child’s Learning Stories, Portfolio and Observations of each child’s strengths and achievements.
The curriculum will be evaluated and reflected upon each week. Educators will use diaries to record Critical Reflections.