Increasing the engagement of vulnerable children in ECEC services in Victoria
The Victorian Department of Education and Training has funded the Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare (the Centre) to deliver a project focusing on increasing engagement of vulnerable children in early years services such as Maternal and Child Health (MCH), playgroups and early childhood education and care (ECEC) services.
The project aims to optimise the health, learning and cultural opportunities for children in Out of Home Care (OoHC), and more broadly all children experiencing vulnerability, including children with a disability and children from refugee and migrant backgrounds.
In order to identify information gaps and understand the barriers and facilitators professionals face when supporting vulnerable families to access early years services, the Centre has asked ECEC professionals to complete this short five minute survey.
The findings from the survey will inform future training, workshops, and forums to support better educational outcomes for children experiencing vulnerabilities.
If you would like to know more about the project or have any questions or feedback, please contact Harriet Wilson (Early Years Project Officer) at: [email protected] or phone 03 9094 3530.