The importance of the first five yearsThroughout the first five years, children develop more rapidly than any other stage in their lives. Significant developmental milestones occur during this time as children progress from sitting to standing, cooing to conversations and from being largely dependent to independent.
Engaging with peers and educators in an early childhood education environment designed and resourced specifically for young children provides an optimal setting to develop skills, dispositions and a love for learning.
We value the connections between children, families and communities as a key contributor to early childhood education and care, recognising learning as a collaborative process.
Welcoming community participation strengthens connections with a range of local services, empowering children with a greater understanding of the history, services, skills, industries and environmental factors our local community holds.
Embracing the wider community allows children to learn about the rich diversity and multiculturalism that encompasses our area and the significance of the First Peoples of Australia in our past, present and future.
Our educators are trained to deliver purposeful teaching and learning experiences through the most effective approaches to practice in early childhood education, emerging from research-based evidence. We prioritise the ongoing professional learning of educators to ensure their own skills, knowledge and teaching methods are continually evolving, resulting in the highest quality early education and care for all.
The Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) places children’s learning at the heart and encompasses three interconnected elements of principles, practices and outcomes to guide pedagogy and curriculum decision making. The five learning outcomes acknowledge variations in learning styles, development and context as well as the complex, integrated nature of learning as children progress towards the outcomes in their own meaningful ways.
- Children have a strong sense of identity
- Children are connected with and contribute to their world
- Children have a strong sense of wellbeing
- Children are confident and involved learners
- Children are effective communicators
With the guidance, support and care of our experienced team, our approach to early childhood education and care will provide children with an holistic experience abundant in diverse opportunities for meaningful play and learning.
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"Great centre with great caring staff. My husband and I have been super happy having our son attend here. Would highly recommend."
Chelsea World of Learning 2
"My child has been attending Chelsea World of Learning since he was 6 months old and he is now 8. Staff are caring and friendly, and my son enjoys his time there at before and after school care."
Chelsea World of Learning 1
"A lovely caring and friendly centre. The staff all acknowledge my daughter by name and get her involved in activities she enjoys as soon as she arrives. I feel comfortable leaving my child in their care."
Geelong World of Learning
"Could not be happier with this center my daughter looks forward to going every week. She has learnt so much and all their facilities are amazing. We drive 15 mins out of our way just to go to this center."
Golden Grove World of Learning
"My two daughters absolutely adore going to day care at Holland Park West WOL. The staff are excellent, and the girls have a great variety of activities that enable the girls to learn, develop social skills and have fun. I would highly recommend this day care."
Holland Park West World of Learning
"I've always found the staff to be friendly, helpful and accommodating to my children's individual learning and behavioural needs. Always an engaging environment for the children to be involved in."
Lilliput World of Learning