The Early Childhood Education Services curriculum responds to Australia Government, Department of Education & Training's Early Years Learning Framework and the Victorian Early Learning and Development Framework.
Both frameworks identify five learning outcomes, including:
Outcome 1: Children have a strong sense of identity
Outcome 2: Children are connected with and contribute to their world
Outcome 3: Children have a strong sense of wellbeing
Outcome 4: Children are confident and involved learners
Outcome 5: Children are effective communicators.
The curriculum is designed to help children to:
Develop positive attitudes to the self and to others through the achievement of individualised personal and social goals
Develop positive attitudes to learning, including the development of problem solving and critical thinking skills
Develop concentration and observation skills
Develop independence and an understanding of the need for self-discipline
Develop concept knowledge through experience in language, mathematics, science, music, art, dance, drama, literature, social and cultural studies and technology
Develop core age-appropriate literacy and numeracy skills
Develop effective language, collaboration and communication skills
Develop fine and gross motor skills
Develop learning through the use of technology-based tools and information systems
Develop respectful and caring attitudes to the environment
Learn about sustainable living practices such as composting, energy saving, water usage, recycling and to 'take action' in support of these practices.