Belonging, Being and Becoming
For Preschoolers, we apply the principles and practices of The Early Years Learning Framework - Belonging, Being and Becoming.
The Early Years Learning Framework 'draws on conclusive international evidence that early childhood is a vital period in children's learning and development. It has been developed with considerable input from the early childhood sector, early childhood academics and the Australian and State Territory Governments'.*
The framework highlights and emphasizes the importance of play based learning where literacy, numeracy, social and emotional development are developed with close collaboration with children and partnerships with families.
*Belonging, Being and Becoming,DEEWR, 2009
My Time, Our Place
For school aged children, we apply the principles and practices of the The Early Years Learning Framework - My Time, Our Place.
School aged children require a slightly different kind of care to the younger preschoolers. At Wyndham Early Learning Family Day Carewe recognize the challenges faced by school children so we approach their care using the principles and practices of My Time, Our Place.
'School age care educators take a holistic approach to their roles and responsibilities recognizing the connectedness of mind, body and spirit, They focus attention on children's physical, personal, social, emotional and spiritual Well being as well as cognitive aspects of learning at it pertains to lifelong learning'.*
The Early Years Learning Framework
The Early Years Learning Framework strives to achieve 5 outcomes for all children in care
Outcome 1 - Children have a strong sense of identity
Outcome 2 - Children are connected with and contribute to their world
Outcome 3 - Children have a strong sense of Well being
Outcome 4 - Children are confident and involved learners
Outcome 5 - Children are effective communicators
7 Quality Areas
Governance and Leadership
At Wyndham Early Learning Family Day Care we understand that we have a responsibility to do what we can to help each child reach the outcomes of the Early Years Learning Framework. We plan activities based on children's interests and needs and we document children's experiences for discussion with families and reflection of our service.