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UK Select Committee accuses UK ECEC system of “entrenching disadvantage”

Parliamentarians in the United Kingdom have called on the sitting Government to urgently review the 30 hour childcare package to address what they termed as the “perverse consequences” of the programs implementation, which they say are contributing to a “growing gap between disadvantaged children and their peers”

7 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Money matters in the early years: ECEC services encouraged to talk about cash to kids

Having conversations with children as young as three is the key to a lifetime of good money management, Dan Crotty, National Manager of the Saver Plus program, through the Brotherhood of St Laurence, has said.

24 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Feed Australia launches online ECEC menu planning tool

Australian Government initiative, feedAustralia, has recently launched a freely available online menu planning tool for early childhood education and care (ECEC) services, designed to support services to play their part in significantly reducing the obesity epidemic among young Australians.

25 days ago

by Freya Lucas

New resources announced to help children under five stay safe online

New resources for early childhood education and care (ECEC) educators have been announced, as part of a $17 million online safety program, dubbed Keeping our Children Safe Online to be rolled out by the Federal Government early in 2019.

2 months ago

by Freya Lucas

Child Care Finder is the flagship for a “cradle to grave” service journey, Minister says

New early childhood education and care (ECEC) service Child Care Finder is the first of many platforms hosted by Service Connect which Australians will use to “access all of the support services they need, covering the entire journey of life events from cradle to grave.” Minister for Human Services and Digital Transformation, Michael Keenan has said.

2 months ago

by Freya Lucas