"In addition to the Victorian Early Years Learning Framework (VEYLF), the standard curriculum which every government-funded Early Learning Centre must follow, Choklits does things big, really big! Our curriculum is truly inclusive and designed to give every child the best possible start in life. We promote agency, independence and interdependence through interactions, experiences, routines and events, planned and unplanned. We believe Learning is Everywhere and our focus is on learning through play. Our Educators extensive knowledge of the framework allows us to prepare meaningful and engaging programs based on children's development and individual interests.” - Jodi McVea, Choklits Educational Leader
Parents and families are always welcome to visit Choklits Child Care Centre in Ringwood. Our ‘open-door’ policy encourages parents to visit us and discuss their child’s progress. The benefits of a supportive relationship between home and Choklits cannot be over-emphasised, as children develop confidence and a healthy understanding of themselves and others in a social context which respects and recognises individual differences.
Choklits has a funded four-year-old kindergarten program run by Elena Ermakova who holds a Bachelor of Early Childhood Education. Our Kindergarten programs are the same as council run Kindergartens and private schools. The difference is we operate from 7am to 6pm, Monday to Friday, are open 52 weeks of the year including all school holidays and cater for all family and work situations.
We opened our brand new Kindergarten Room in June, 2018.