Information for 2024 families

Welcome

Glen Education is an Early Years Manager that delivers exceptional teaching and high quality programs.

Our approach to education ensures that children and their families are motivated to learn in ways that make a sustained, substantial, and positive influence on how they think, act, and feel. Our programs consider the whole person, including their spiritual, social, emotional, mental, physical, and cognitive development. Our role is to ensure that the delivery of programs is inclusive, reflective of contemporary research and fosters a love of learning and critical thinking.

“We ensure that our staff, children and their families have a voice, and we empower them to act, and to influence the world around them.”

Samantha Kolasa CEO Glen Education

Glen Education – Growing People

Glen Education Vision

The leading provider of innovative, professional and inclusive early years education that delivers excellence in learning.

We believe in the uniqueness of each individual and the differences each community possesses. Each of the Glen Education kindergartens therefore, have maintained their own service philosophy.

Glen Education Values

Glen Education Mission

To work in partnership with:

Children

Glen Education is committed to maximising outcomes for children’s early years.

Families

Glen Education is committed to encouraging opportunities for families to be involved in their child’s early education.

Educators

Glen Education is committed to promoting pedagogical and career support that is consistent, professional and available.

Communities

Glen Education is committed to providing professionally run early years services within the local community.

Glen Education Purpose

To deliver high quality service provision and responsiveness to the community, enabled by exceptional leadership and management.

Read more about Why Us

“At Glen Education all teachers and educators are valued and respected. Staff are empowered and enabled to pursue ongoing learning and development through both internal and external professional development.”

Sharyn and Kate
– Glen Education Aspendale North Kindergarten

“We ensure that our staff, children and their families have a voice, and we empower them to act, and to influence the world around them.”

Samantha Kolasa
– CEO
Glen Education

“When educators establish respectful and caring relationships with children and families, they are able to work together to construct curriculum and learning experiences relevant to children.”

National Early Years Learning Framework, 2022

Our News

  As we approach mid-year and Melbourne’s weather cools, it’s important to prioritise mental health and well-being. At Glen Education, we recognise the significance of…

Congratulations to Glen Edithvale Kindergarten on an EXCEEDING result against National Quality Standards.…

Embrace the change: in conversation with Melissa MacMaster from Glen Education. Thank you to @Early Learning Association Australia for the newsletter feature article outlining our…

  Enriching Yarning Circles Event at Glen Education Carnegie In reflection of Reconciliation Week, an enriching Yarning Circles Event, hosted by Glen Eira City Council…

At Glen Education we believe that “Play-based learning capitalises on children’s natural inclination to be curious, explore and learn.   Children actively construct their own…

The Department of Education, Early Childhood Improvement Branch, joined with the Job, Skills, and Pathways team in the Bayside Peninsula Area, to facilitate a Best…

We are pleased to present Glen Education’s Annual Report for 2023. The report is reflective of our commitment to our vision, purpose, and values. It…

Last week, Glen Education held their Annual General Meeting (AGM), where members of the community came together to celebrate the achievements of the 2023 year,…

Celebrating our joint achievement with Department of Education, Kingston Council and families from the community, for Glen Edithvale Kindergarten, which has been operating under the…
Big thank-you to Early Learning Association Australia (ELAA) for hosting the THRIVE event in May with a theme of inspiring sustained excellence in Early Childhood…

Term 1 is a time of new beginnings, a time full of new and exciting adventures, and a time for rich learning opportunities. High quality…

Glen Mordialloc Kindergarten The Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the Mordialloc Preschool Inc. Parent Committee for 2022/23 will be held on: Tuesday 27 February 2024…

Our Results

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Glen Education respectfully acknowledge First Nations people as the traditional custodians of the land. We pay our respects to them and their cultures and to the Elders past and present.

Glen Education believe all children have the right to be and feel safe in environments that respect cultural safety and maintain a culture in which children, their histories, and identities are valued, respected and cared for. Protecting children from the risks of abuse is embedded in everyday thinking and practice.