Early childhood services

Are you an early years educator? We have some great resources to help you deliver quality education and care programs.

Support and resources for early childhood services

Our Children and Community Development Unit have a range of resources to support services to deliver strong, inclusive, quality education and care programs.

There are more than 70 education and care services, including long day care and kindergarten within Darebin.

We are committed to expanding out delivery of quality universal services.

The programs and strategies below help you deliver strong, inclusive, quality education and care, and provide the best possible environment and experiences for children.

Support for educators and directors

Early Childhood Educators Communities of practice

  • Reconciliation Action Plan
  • Care for Country (sustainability)
  • Gender Equity

For bookings and further details Email: earlyyears.training@darebin.vic.gov.au

Outside School Hours Care network

Email: oshc@darebin.vic.gov.au

You can also stay up to date by subscribing to our What's on in early years education e-newsletter.

More information

Early Childhood Resource and Education
Phone: 03 8470 8119
Email: earlyyears.training@darebin.vic.gov.au

Support for not-for-profit committees of management

Networks and Training

Early years committee of management network
Email: earlyyears.training@darebin.vic.gov.au

Strategic planning for early years services

Key agencies and peak bodies

Early Learning Association Australia

Community Child Care

Department of Education and Training