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Now is the time to study early childhood

Looking for a career where growth is guaranteed? Early childhood educators are set to benefit from future industry growth as the Government pushes reforms designed to make kindergartens universally accessible, according to QUT Professor Ann Farrell. Professor Farrell, head of QUT’s School of ...

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Early years making progress

A massive shift is taking place in Australian early childhood services. Traditionally, the childcare sector’s role has been to offer a safe and caring place for children whose parents are working. That role, however, is expanding to be one of ...

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The building blocks of a better system?

With a raft of national reforms in the process of implementation, Australia’s early learning landscape is undergoing a seismic shift. The result of a Council of Australian Government (COAG) commitment to improving outcomes for young children, the reforms are detailed ...

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Children at risk, Victorian Auditor-General says

The Victorian department responsible for the health and wellbeing of kindergarten-age children is failing to ensure vulnerable families don’t slip through the cracks, an independent report has found. Auditor-General Des Pearson has recommended the Department of Education and Early Childhood ...

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Progress on early childhood reforms being made: Ellis

NSW and Victoria are ahead of the other states when it comes to implementing national early childhood education reforms, a new report has found. But federal child care minister Kate Ellis praised each state and territory on the steps they ...

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