Learn from others
Launching in 2012, the Achievement Program is a relatively new initiative, yet already participants are seeing benefits. See the healthy changes that other early childhood services are making.
Gowrie Victoria Docklands
Gowrie Victoria Docklands found that the Achievement Program helped the centre to build on some of the great things they were already doing to promote health and wellbeing.
Bilbungra Kindergarten in Keysborough has developed a number of healthy policies to support implementation of the Achievement Program. The centre is also limiting screen time.
The Achievement Program helped Chandler Kindergarten in Keysborough link healthy eating to their oral health program and realise that all aspects of health are interconnected.
Dandenong Kindergarten is encouraging active travel and engaging families in health and wellbeing – an important aspect of the Achievement Program.
Shalimar Park PreSchool
Shalimar Park PreSchool, in Dandenong North, has created a vegetable garden to support Healthy Eating and Active Play.
Small Ones Live and Learn Centre
Small Ones Live and Learn Centre, in Noble Park, engages children in health and wellbeing by involving them in discussions and activity planning.
ECEC case study Small Ones PDF Document (2019 KB)
A healthy cookbook challenge and daily yoga sessions are just some of the strategies used by early childhood services in Whittlesea.