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Migrated from the UK to teach, but lack of ECEC is a barrier

Michelle Barker, along with her husband and young children, migrated to Australia from the UK in January last year to teach, responding to the well publicised shortage which is impacting much of the country.

2024-02-22 09:26:05

by Freya Lucas

RDAMNC shows a “childcare crisis” in NSW Mid North Coast

Data from Regional Development Australia Mid North Coast (RDAMNC) has shown that parents across the New South Wales Mid North Coast are struggling to access early childhood education and care (ECEC), and that services are battling “chronic staff shortages.”

2024-02-19 10:32:36

by Freya Lucas

Regional preschools in NSW receive ‘historic investment’ from Government

The NSW Government has announced 49 new public preschools will be built in regional locations over the next three years as part of the broader $769 million investment to build 100 new public preschools co-located at public primary schools by 2027, including building preschools at new public primary schools.

2024-02-19 10:16:57

by Freya Lucas

ECEC forum held to try and tackle challenges facing the sector

Early childhood educators, providers and families recently gathered at the Ocean Beach Surf Club on the Central Coast of New South Wales to discuss the challenges facing the early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector in the region with Member for Robertson, Gordon Reid.

2024-02-08 09:56:13

by Freya Lucas

State of Australia’s Regions report shows impact of ECEC shortages

The Federal Government has released the 2024 State of Australia’s Regions report which showcases data and insights on key issues and opportunities impacting Australia’s regions, including early childhood education and care (ECEC).

2024-02-08 09:50:52

by Freya Lucas

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