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This World Wildlife Day, Take Your Children To The Melbourne Aquarium

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On March 3rd, the world will observe World Wildlife Day, a day to celebrate the environment, appreciate the integral role it plays in human wellbeing and raise awareness about the need to protect it. The United Nations, which spearheads world Wildlife Day, has announced that this year, the theme is ‘Life Below Water: For people and planet.’ UN Secretary-General António …

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Aurora Insights: How Parents Can Approach Separation Anxiety​

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By Aurora educators. Attending an early learning centre is an important and exciting stage in a child’s development. They will have opportunities to interact with other children and educators and benefit from a stimulating learning environment. Some children embrace this change with enthusiasm and excitement which can leave parents feeling confident and comfortable while other children may feel afraid, upset …

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The Sector Interviews Aurora CEO Sheela Edwards: Exceeding the National Quality Standards with Philosophy and Acumen at the Core

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This interview was originally posted in The Sector and has been reposted with The Sector’s permission. The original article can be found here.  BY FREYA LUCAS Sheela Edwards, Founder and CEO of Aurora Early Education has made an interesting move from 25 years in the corporate, financial and business advisory sectors to creating a “holistic, hands-on learning environment” in Rowville, …

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The Importance of Risk Taking During Play

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By Aurora Educators. The International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health states that children need ‘risky play’. Risky play includes activities like climbing trees and jumping from a reasonable heights, riding bikes fast, playing near water, skating and exploring without active adult interference. According to The Journal, children who are involved in risk taking play experiences improve their reaction …

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