Articles mentioning: childcare

What to look for in an Early Learning Program

How to choose an early learning program to suit your family Deciding on the right early learning program for your child is one of the most important decisions you’ll make as a parent. There are many different types of programs available and as such choosing which best fits your needs can be difficult. To help, we’ve […]

Meerilinga Woodvale Open Day

Still looking for a pre-kindy program for your child for 2019? Then come along to our open day at Meerilinga Woodvale on Saturday the 19th of January from 10am – 12pm! You’ll be able to tour the facilities, meet our wonderful educators AND there will be free activities for the little ones including arts and […]

Harmony Week 2018 – what’s it all about?

Harmony Week Celebrations March 2018   In 2003 Western Australia became the first state in our nation to celebrate Harmony Week. The week long program of events is held each year to recognise our state’s rich cultural diversity and evolved from the United Nation’s Harmony Day or anti racial discrimination Day. The event came about  […]

Study Childcare with Meerilinga Training College – West Leederville

Turn your care into a career this year as you embark on a rewarding profession in working with children! Study Childcare with Meerilinga Training College and become one of Perth’s most sought after early childhood graduates. Ask any last questions about the course and secure your place in the February class. Classes commence 21 February […]

Ballajura Early Learning Program Open Morning

From 22 January 2018, we are opening a brand new Early Learning Program (ELP) at Meerilinga Ballajura! Based on the successful framework of our five established ELPs, we invite you to two open mornings to see it for yourself.   Experience how the sessions will be run, ask the curriculum designer about the activities the […]

Technology and Children.

PROFESSOR DONNA CROSS – CHILDREN’S WEEK PRESENTATION What is your opinion on young children  flat screen technology? How does technology affect the way children develop and learn? It’s a big question the topic of our seminar for Early Childhood Professionals during Children’s Week WA attempted to answer. The event – hosted by Professor Donna Cross […]

Ballajura Early Learning Program open morning

From 22 January 2018, we are opening a brand new Early Learning Program (ELP) at Meerilinga Ballajura! Based on the successful framework of our five established ELPs, we invite you to two open mornings to see it for yourself.   Experience how the sessions will be run, ask the curriculum designer about the activities the […]

Have you taught “car skills” to your toddler?

If you’ve ever had to quite literally ‘restrain’ your toddler while trying to get them into the car seat read on. We are not saying the following tips will always work but they should give you a little more in the parenting armoury when trying to get your child to buckle up or even just […]

Meerilinga – A BRIEF HISTORY OF WHO WE ARE

Meerilinga Young Children’s Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation and registered charity that promotes the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child; working with children, their families, early childhood professionals, planners and the community to raise the status of children in Western Australia. Meerilinga’s association with children dates back to 1911, to the pioneers […]

Creating a Community Hub in High Wycombe

As any of us who have done a renovation could attest it takes a lot of time and quite often money. Imagine if you had an army of volunteers knock on your door and ask if they could help with your project. Believe us it can happen and the inspirational new nature playground at our […]

Stories from Meerilinga Early Learning Program

Each Meerilinga Early Learning Program is different as much of the curriculum is based on the children in each group. Below are some stories from sessions this year: High Wycombe: After noticing some birds in the play area outside the children in our High Wycombe Early Learning Program began asking questions about whether Magpies and Mudlarks […]

Saying goodbye to the Kwinana Young Parent Program

We have been very proud to have partnered with Gilmore College to provide creche services as part of the Kwinana Young Parent Program. Young mothers who were unable to complete their studies had the opportunity to attend Gilmore College whilst Meerilinga’s wonderful Educator and Educator Assistants to looked after their children and provided pathways into […]