Wakefield Regional Council to create more ECEC services with school partnership

In a move designed to bring more childcare services to the region, Wakefield Regional Council, servicing the Yorke and Mid North region of South Australia, has backed plans for a centre in Snowtown Primary School with $15,000 funding.

8 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Grampians kinder provider shares concerns about staff shortages ahead of 2020 roll-out

Wimmera and Grampians kindergartens could be facing staff shortages and a lack of facilities to accommodate three-year-old kinder children expected to participate in early learning next year as a result of the Victorian Government investment of almost $5 billion over 10 years to provide access to two years of kindergarten programs, a local media source has reported.

13 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Saturday childcare on offer at Sesame Kids for busy Ballarat families

Sesame Kids, an early childhood education and care (ECEC) centre in the Victorian town of Ballarat, is offering long day care services on Saturdays in response to demand from the local parent community, local news source The Ballarat Courier has reported.

a month ago

by Freya Lucas

KindyNow monthly benchmarking report sees occupancy up 2% from Aug to Sept 2019

KindyNow, the online marketing service best known for its early childhood education and care (ECEC) mobile booking app, has released its second issue of its new benchmarking report that focuses on providing insights into occupancy and booking trends from across the sector.

2 months ago

by Jason Roberts

LDC continues to be standout beneficiary post CCS according to latest DET report

The Federal Department of Education and Training (DET) have released their second issue of their quarterly Child Care in Australia information report since the implementation of the Child Care Subsidy legislation in July 2018 which shows services in long day care (LDC) settings continuing to perform well.

4 months ago

by Jason Roberts