Victorian School Readiness Funding

School Readiness Funding provides extra support for Victorian government funded kindergarten programs to help children get the most out of their learning.

Services will spend most of their school readiness funding on items from the menu of evidence informed programs and supports. Items on the menu align with three priority areas for School Readiness funding.

  • Communication (language development)
  • Wellbeing (social and emotional)
  • Access and Inclusion

Raising Literacy Australia has 4 items in the menu of evidence informed programs and supports;

  • Building Foundations for Early Learning online Professional Learning (Communication)
  • Inclusive Literacy Practice online Professional Learning (Communication and Access and Inclusion)
  • Book Gifting Program (Communication)
  • Lending Library (Communication)

Professional Learning

Our 2 professional learning workshops are currently being offered as 2 hour online webinars.

  • Building Foundations for Early Learning
  • Inclusive Literacy Practice

$ 205 per person (plusĀ GST)

Flat fee of $3500 (plusĀ GST) for groups of 20 + from the same centre.

Costs include training slides, booklists, checklists and an educator toolkit containing picture books and educational resources for each participant. Freight charge for the educator toolkit is additional and will be determined by participant numbers and centre location.

Select Building Foundations for Early Learning from the SRF menu

Select Inclusive Literacy Practice from the SRF menu

Book Gifting Program

With 15 years experience in compiling reading packs for babies, toddlers and preschoolers, RLA can select books and activities for reading packs to distribute to children in your centre.

Reading packs can include up to 7 picture books, a range of play extensions and everyday literacy activity tips for parents/families.

Prices range from $10-$40 (plus GST) per pack

Select Book Gifting from SRF menu

Lending Library

RLA can compile a collection of titles for your centre to set up a lending library. RLA can supply up to 300 + picture and board books for the centre to support staff and parent/child engagement to create links between the centre and home.

Titles can be chosen from Little Book Press titles and other well know publishers.

Price estimate for 300 books is approximately $2000 (plus GST).

Select Lending Library from the SRF menu

Register for training

Register for Building Foundations for Early Learning or Inclusive Literacy Practice. Sessions will be added each term.

Contact us

Brodie or Belinda at Raising Literacy Australia for more information including a full catalogue or to discuss your centre’s needs.

T: 08 83313095

Download our Victorian School Readiness Brochure