Ken
Aug 07, 2017

COMING SOON – WA’s 1st Nature Kindergarten

“Passion is lifted from the earth itself by the muddy hands of the young; it travels along grass stained sleeves to the heart. If we are going to save environmentalism and the environment, we must also save an endangered indicator …

Ken
Aug 04, 2017

The Benefits of Sleeping Outdoors

The Benefits of Sleeping OutdoorsDear Families & Friends of Little Learners, Over the course of the last 11 weeks, since the 22nd March 2017 we have been tracking the number of absentee days at our Childcare Centre due to common cold’s, …

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May 11, 2017

Media Release: University of Western Australia PLAYCE Study research opportunity

**CALLING ALL FAMILIES** Exciting news – We were approached today, by the University of Western Australia and asked to be a part of a pioneering study about the physical activity and health of young Western Australian children. The University of …

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May 09, 2017

Local Childcare WA best

May 9th, 2017,  Written by Jessica Nico Fremantle Gazette Local Childcare WA best Little Learners director Ken Scott-Hamilton said they were “delighted” with the recognition. “We believe that the finalist nomination for the second year in a row is reflective …

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Apr 27, 2017

Little Learners in White Gum Valley get a taste of indigenous culture

April 26th, 2017, 04:00PM Written by Jessica Nico Fremantle Gazette LOCAL youngsters were introduced to some of the most important aspects of Aboriginal culture during a special event at a White Gum Valley childcare centre. Bardi artist Ron Bradfield Jr …

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Apr 26, 2017

National Finalists – The Australian Family, 2017 Early Education Childhood Awards

Dear Families & Friends of Little Learners, It gives me great pleasure to announce that today the finalists where announced in this year’s Australian Family Early Education and Care Awards. Of the 1,730 National nominees 100 finalists have been selected. …

Ken
Apr 05, 2017

Extra-Curricular Program (ECP) Term Two

MEDIA RELEASE: Extra-Curricular Program (ECP) Term Two It’s official – following the success of our hugely popular extra-curricular program (launched in 2016) we have decided to continue this fantastic, fun, educational, interactive and engaging program for the children. The program …

Ken
Mar 27, 2017

Noongar Bush Tucker & Medicine Incursion

At Little Learners EDEC we believe that it is imperative that the children learn more about our rich Aboriginal culture through shared learning in order to create mutual respect. In February I applied for and received a PALS grant through …

Ken
Mar 24, 2017

Best time for children to learn second language

Little Learners EDEC has been selected to participate in a Federal Government initiative. The Australian Government Department of Education and Training via Education Services Australia have asked us to ‘trial’ a program called ELLA in our Kindergarten Room. What is …

Ken
Mar 16, 2017

The Australian Family, 2017 Early Education and Care Awards

The nominations are closed and this year I am pleased to announce that Centre along with ALL nine of our Educators and myself have received multiple nominations across all four categories – Early Childhood Service, Director and Educator of the …

Ken
Jan 30, 2017

Extra-Curricular Program (ECP) Term One

Following the success of our hugely popular extra-curricular program (launched in Term 4, 2016) we have decided to continue this fantastic, fun, educational and engaging program for the children. The program runs for the length of the school term (1st …

Ken
Jan 19, 2017

School Readiness Program

School readiness has become increasingly important as educational expectations continue to rise. It is our belief that a comprehensive and holistic Kindergarten program is an essential part of a child’s learning experience and essential when transitioning to school. This year …