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UOW Early Start releases new resources to support children affected by bushfires

Although the presence of COVID-19 in Australia and around the world is occupying much attention, there are educators, children and families who are still recovering from an unprecedented summer of bushfires and the devastation they caused.

2 hours, 11 minutes ago

by Freya Lucas

WA reminds services to review fences as provider cops $12,000 penalty for abscondment

Early childhood education and care (ECEC) services in Western Australia have been reminded by their regulatory authority, the Department of Communities, to regularly review their practices and safety standards for fencing and perimeter security.

2 hours, 19 minutes ago

by Freya Lucas

Family Day Care finds an advocate in Shooters, Fishers and Farmers party

The message from Mark Banasiak, MLC of the Shooters Fishers and Farmers Party when it comes to the ECEC Relief Package is forthright “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”.

2 hours, 21 minutes ago

by Freya Lucas

Australia/Indonesia partnership supports revitalisation of ECEC and child development

ACER Indonesia has been commissioned by William-Lily Foundation (WLF) and Yayasan Adaro Bangun Negeri (YABN) to conduct a two-year pilot program supporting community-based services in early childhood care and development in South-West Sumba from 2020–2021.

1 day ago

by Freya Lucas

New best practice resource to boost communication in young children launched

Communication, curiosity and conversation are all key predictors of young children’s success later in life, according to best practice resources on early childhood education recently launched in Brisbane, with the backing of Social Ventures Australia-backed education not-for-profit Evidence for Learning.

1 day ago

by Freya Lucas

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