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Happy World Teacher’s Day!

We all had a favourite teacher at school – and probably a least favourite too! But it’s not just at school where great teaching is so valuable; it’s in early years education too, where teachers play a very important role in a child’s life.
 
Tim Hickey, CEO said World Teacher’s Day is a fantastic opportunity to recognise the high calibre of teachers working in Lifelong Learning Centres, owned by Affinity Education Group, across Australia.
 
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Affinity Education Group expands across Sydney

Affinity Education Group has announced the acquisition of nine established childcare centres in the metro Sydney region, bringing the group total to 167 centres nationally.
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Celebrating Healthy Children Week

October is a time to celebrate 'Healthy Children Week' in the Lifelong Learning Centres owned by Affinity Education Group across Australia.
CEO Tim Hickey said ‘Healthy Children’ reflects the group's support of a holistic approach to early years education and care.
 
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International Learning Experiences for Affinity Learning Academy Educators

A group of Affinity ECT’s have recently returned from an exciting trip to Auckland where they visited 9 different childcare centres to explore the history of New Zealand’s early year’s curriculum framework Te Whariki, and the relationship between Te Whariki, the research and education project of Reggio Emilia and New Zealand indigenous culture, and more.
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Celebrating Early Childhood Educators Day

Early Childhood Educators Day, celebrated on Wednesday 6 September 2017,  recognises and celebrates the work of educators in long day care, kindergarten/preschool services, family day care and occasional care, for their wonderful contribution to the wellbeing and healthy development of the young children in their care. 
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Team spirit runs high at Sydney Colour Run

In a strong display of our value 'Living the team spirit', ‘Team Affinity’ ran to show their love and support for a fellow colleague at this weekend's Sydney Colour Run. 
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Affinity Shining Star profile: Yolandi Chandler

Meet Yolandi Chandler, Early Childhood Teacher and Acting Assistant Centre Manager at our Lifelong Learning Centre, Mindarie Kids Care in Western Australia.
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Affinity Shining Star profile: Jahmilla Looney

Meet Jahmilla Looney, Early Childhood Teacher at our Lifelong Learning Centre - Village Kids Children's Centre South Townsville. 
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AFFINITY WELCOMES PITT TOWN EARLY LEARNING CENTRE

Affinity Education Group is pleased to announce the acquisition of Pitt Town Early Learning Centre, a 130-place childcare facility operating from a purpose-built centre in the heart of the Hawkesbury-river town.
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Affinity brings Lifelong Learning to employees

The Affinity Learning Academy is providing professional development experiences, networking and training for childcare industry employees around Australia.
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Latest International Research weighs in on childcare vs home care for 0-5 years

The recent findings of a five-year European study by the Economic and Social Research Institute, which tracked 11,000 children, found five-year olds who went to childcare in their first three years turned out to be happy, stable kids.
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Affinity Shining Star profile: Sally Buckley

Affinity's 'Creating Shining Stars' value comes to life as we profile some of our wonderful educators, centre managers and staff. Meet Sally Buckley, Assistant Centre Manager at Kids Academy Penrith, in New South Wales. 
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Tadpoles Early Learning Burnside gets loud for hearing

The leader in pediatric implantable technologies and listening and spoken language, provides occupational therapy and screening to children, giving them a voice when everything around them is silent.
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Kids Academy Hornsby puts gourmet on the menu

Kids Academy Hornsby is training little tastebuds to appreciate good food, making delicious and nutritious meals – and food education - part of every day.
 
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Kelly Richardson, The Gourmet Nutritionist, joins Affinity’s Lifelong Learning Centres

Easy children’s lunches, healthy choices for fussy eaters and clever tips for busy parents feature in a brand new campaign featuring videos, tips and recipes developed by Kelly Richardson, The Gourmet Nutritionist, in partnership with Affinity Education Group for their Lifelong Learning Centres.
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