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As an ECW member you will get access to a wide range of special offers, giveaways, and discounted professional development.

Share you Good Practice Stories and if published you will be rewarded with either a $100 or $200 PD certificate to spend with any of our Professional Collaborators.

Our Members currently enjoy these benefits:

Member Benefits

Check out our ECW Professional Development Opportunities–  Stretch your PD budget by nearly 300%

ECW membership means you will only ever pay cost saving $$$ on professional development through ECW.

We know how hard you work and we know that increasing your knowledge and skills will result in you growing in confidence. More confidence, less stress, greater job satisfaction means a happier healthier you.

We also know that professional development is expensive but with your support we can start to change that. So get behind us so that we can deliver for you.

Open Universities Australia – For undergraduate and postgraduate study.

As a member of the Australian Education and Care Workforce Professional Body (and members of your direct family, regardless of their location) can enjoy:

  • Up to $500 worth of textbook vouchers (for undergraduate and postgraduate study)
  • The choice of more than 140 qualifications from 10 leading Australian universities
  • The opportunity to study undergraduate and postgraduate degrees or a selection of units
  • A dedicated 1300 enrolment hotline and access to experienced Student Advisors

ECW and MyLife MySuper have nurtured a long-standing partnership to deliver a low-cost, high value and transparent financial solution for ECW members. MyLife MySuper offer a range of options to help you make the most of your financial future while you are caring for the future of others.


Rewards and Special Offers

The Book Garden — 10% discount on purchases over $100.00.

The Book Garden is a proudly Australian owned and operated family
business, providing quality books and resources to the early childhood industry.

Global Kids Oz — 10% discount on purchases.

Share ‘Your Good Practice Story’ and if published you will also be eligible for donated prizes of GKO products. Global Kids Oz is proud to be Australia’s only 100% specialised supplier of multicultural resources. 

Tot-Tok — 15% off Annual Subscription.

Tot Tok is a child-centric platform that focuses on enabling parents and educators to provide children with inspiring and engaging learning experiences. The platform provides parents and educators with tools to monitor and track a child’s development and progress to ensure quality upbringing.

Play Environment Consulting — Get a 20% discount on Prue Walsh’s new book on play environments.

Play Environment Consulting Pty Ltd aims to heighten awareness of the importance of young children’s play and the play facilities which support effective play. Director Prue Walsh is an expert in outside learning environments and has recently released a book on the subject.

Save on PD through our Professional Collaborators

JREducation Consulting Services — 10% discount on events

JR Education Consulting Services provides professional development, support and consultancy services to early childhood education and care services, outside school hours care services and all services in scope of the National Quality Framework (NQF) throughout Australia.

Multiverse — 10% discount on events

The Art For Educators workshops have been designed to enable educators to explore, experiment and experience a range of techniques, arts materials and arts practices in the context of early childhood.

Phoenix Support — 10% discount on events

Phoenix Support for Educators are specialised learning facilitators for the education and care sector. We coach and mentor educators to encourage progress and innovation with fresh ideas and inspiration.

Pedagogical Practice Professionals — 10% discount on events and support

Pedagogical Practice Professionals offer a range of specialised support opportunities designed to work with services and Education and Care professionals to support practitioners to reflect on current practice explore the possibilities and implement strategies to improve practices to meet and exceed the National Quality Standard
Carrie Rose Consultancy

Carrie Rose Consultancy — 10% discount on events.

Carrie Rose offers many opportunities for professional development for early childhood educators through face to face training, online training and high quality educator resources.

In Safe Hands

InSafe Hands — 20% discount for online workshops in child protection, fire safety, food safety and guiding children’s behaviour.

Stephen Gallen Consultancy — 10% discount on any consultancy.

Nature Play QLD – Occasional free registrations for events such as Forest Learning workshops.

Members benefit from these great offers

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