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School readiness: a necessity not a luxury

Imagine the impact on prep teachers if all children starting school could confidently approach tasks, demonstrate an early understanding of literacy and numeracy concepts, focus for extended periods of time, hold a pencil correctly, socialise well with others and follow ...

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Richest to lose most under new childcare funding laws

After 18 months of flip-flopping, the government’s changes to childcare funding have finally passed the senate with the support of One Nation, the Nick Xenophon Team and independents Cory Bernardi, David Leyonhjelm and Derryn Hinch. The bill’s changes, which comprise ...

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Our laws hurt women and kids: female leaders

For far-reaching International Women’s Day, a chat between an early childhood leader, an anti-poverty spokeswoman and a gender equality researcher fittingly included a spectrum of gendered concerns. Sam Page, chief executive of Early Childhood Australia, Cassandra Goldie, chief executive of the ...

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