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The Woden Valley Early Studying Centre workforce with their “Excellent Early Childhood Schooling Centre 2022 Native Enterprise Award”.

Taking out Excellent Early Childhood Schooling Centre, not-for-profit Woden Valley Early Studying Centre have been recognised for a “sturdy strategy to wellness and wellbeing” on the 2022 Canberra Native Enterprise Awards.

SINCE its opening in 1992, Woden Valley Early Studying Centre has been “going sturdy”, says director, Paulina Jagus.

The enterprise was “excited” to win Excellent Early Childhood Schooling Centre within the 2022 Native Enterprise Awards. 

“It was a gorgeous night time and nice to see the workforce glam it up,” says Paulina.

“We’re a not-for-profit organisation, so enterprise recognition is essential to us.”

The enterprise acquired the Sustainable Enterprise of the Yr finally 12 months’s Local weather Decisions Enterprise Awards.

Paulina says to have fun the achievement, “we had lunch and morning tea with mother and father and pals earlier than the vacation break.”

“It was nice to obtain that recognition of accomplishment on that household stage,” she says. 

Paulina says she has been within the trade for 11 years. 

“I like to assist youngsters succeed and construct confidence,” she says.

“I’m a inventive individual so childcare is an ideal outlet for my inside youngster.” 

Paulina highlights the “sturdy strategy to wellness and wellbeing for each employees and pupils.”

“Now we have a low employees turnover, with some employees of their twenty fifth 12 months,” she says. 

“It’s essential for youngsters’s wellbeing to really feel at dwelling and join with nature”, with the centre providing chickens, geese, joeys and generally, canines.

“Our youngsters have entry to nature whatever the climate with our lecturers sharing tips on how to take care of the setting and animals.”

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Woden Valley Early Studying Centre, 1 Dann Shut, Garran. Name 6282 6648 or go to

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Ian Meikle, editor