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Teaching Council, standards board back accreditation plan

The Quality Teaching Council and the Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards (BOSTES) NSW have recognised changes requiring early-childhood teachers to be accredited. Amendments to the Teacher Accreditation Act 2004 have been passed in NSW Parliament that require early-childhood teachers working ...

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Unified mental health program for children in works

The federal government plans to consolidate mental health programs for children. The government made the announcement in its response to the National Mental Health Commission’s Review of Mental Health Programmes and Services. The program will lead to a “single, integrated, end-to-end, school-based mental health ...

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Grandparent carers to get childcare funding

Grandparents who are the primary carers for their grandchildren will have access to subsidised childcare under the new Child Care Safety Net funded by the Turnbull Government. The new Jobs for Families childcare package will support an estimated 3900 grandparents who care ...

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