About Goodstart Bundoora Plenty Road
Our team here at Goodstart Early Learning Plenty Road Bundoora, believe the environment needs to be home-like, for children their families, extended families, educators and the community. The uniqueness of our Centre is based on the feel of family.
Our Vision is to help prepare children to face the world.
The Early Years Framework foundation, and fostering children learning through play, this allowing child to explore their interest and learning through all the experiences.
Our class room environment displays are set up in learning stations throughout all class rooms, giving all children the opportunity to learn and explore at their own pace and each experience tailored to each child’s individual needs.
Every new experience, each moment of discovery helps to share who our children are and who they'll become…we believe all children should be competent independent individuals who are capable of their own learning and we are committed to deliver high expectations for each child’s learning and development and believe every child has the rights to experience the sense of success and achievement, by learning through play and everyday living and experiences.
Our Practice “Key Educator Relationships” approach helps to develop a strong, secure and reciprocal relationship between each child and their family, which is based on trust and respect. We believe that relationships create a path way for children to foster their individuality and uniqueness which can be utilised throughout their learning journey.
Our Kinder Funded Kinder room operates 5 days a week, our Kinder Teacher and Kinder Educators program each week for all children’s individual needs. Our class room and natural environments set up in learning stations, giving all children the opportunity to learn at their own pace and each experience tailored to each child’s individual needs. Weekly Sports and dancing programs offered and incursions throughout the year.
Our educators all hold Diploma’s and Post Graduate qualifications as well as current working with children checks and Level 2 First Aid/Anaphylaxis Certificates, which are updated annually.
We aim to develop and maintain strong links within the local community by acknowledging and incorporating the resources available. Our primary partners are our families and the community, working closely to create great relationships, appreciating all involvement and feedback.
Our Storypark platform, enables Educators to stay connected with our families, building great relationships ensuring open and clear communication and all needs for children and their families are maintained. This platform is also utilised to promote family involvement to celebrate all cultural events and festive and community involvement.
Our vision is to Promote Environmental Education to enhance Sustainability practices encouraging children to be environmentally aware citizens.
At Goodstart Early Learning Plenty Road, we support the principles of Social Justice, we acknowledge and respect the many differing social and cultural backgrounds of Families, children/staff in our care and the experiences brought from the home environment. A safe place for all.
We provide early learning & care to these groups:
Pre-Kinder 3-4 years
We're located at:
3-5 Plenty Road
BUNDOORA VIC 3083
Ph: 03 9467 8733
Mayda Kahkedjian Centre Director
My name is Mayda and I am the Centre Director of Goodstart Early Learning Bundoora - Plenty Road.
I have been fortunate to be working in the Early Learning Sector since 1987…Wow 33 years! I have been the Centre Director since 2006.
I have completed a Diploma of Children’s Services and Child Psychology, and hold a Working with Children Check (Vic) and all First Aid Requirements.
During my career I have had the opportunity to gain hands on experience and privileged to work alongside some amazing Mentors and Professional Early Learning advisors, encouraging me to always learn and do my best and be my best.
My team and I here at Goodstart Early Learning Plenty Road, look forward to building great relationships with our children, families and our growing community.