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18 June 2018

Helping families in need with the Outreach Family Support Program
Helping families in need with the Outreach Family Support Program

ECMS was the lead as one of four early years management providers in the western region of Melbourne to receive funding to take part in the Outreach Family Support Program, a Victorian Government-funded pilot program designed to connect families experiencing vulnerability to free kindergarten and other specialist support.

04 June 2018

How our early learning centres are promoting children’s rights
How our early learning centres are promoting children’s rights

ECMS believes all children have the right to be safe, secure, treated fairly, listened to, have privacy and to reach their full potential. To reflect our commitment to teaching children and families about these fundamental rights, in 2017 we introduced the Children’s Rights Project.

04 June 2018

How a friendly pooch called Billy is helping children prepare for school
How a friendly pooch called Billy is helping children prepare for school

With almost half of children at Cambrian Preschool in Melton West from families experiencing vulnerability, educators wanted to rethink their approach to helping children build vital school readiness skills, to aid in a smooth transition to their new environment.