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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

In 2016 ECMS received funding from the Department of Education and Training for a pilot program to support children and families experiencing vulnerability in Melton and Brimbank to access Early Start Kindergarten and pre-purchased kindergarten places.

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.