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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.

3 months

by Freya Lucas

Services with questions about returning from China as LNY and coronavirus combine

For some services who have a large number of children and families who are visiting China over the Lunar New Year (LNY) period, concerns have arisen about the Wuhan coronavirus, considered by many to be of concern for its similarity to SARS, which infected more than 8,000 people, killing over 750 during a pandemic in the early 2000s.

6 months

by Freya Lucas

NZTC partnership bolsters quality ECEC educators for South East China

A collaboration between New Zealand Tertiary College (NZTC), the Fujian Preschool Education College and the China Liberal Education Technology Development Company Limited has resulted in the training of hundreds of early childhood teachers (ECTs) now working in South East China.

1 year

by Freya Lucas

Global focus for Japan’s preschools with IB introduction and assertiveness focus

A number of preschools in Japan have begun to broaden their offering, and “globalise” their curriculum in a bid to become more appealing to parents, and to take into account the changing face of the country, given Japan’s declining population figures, and the Japanese Government’s newly introduced policy of accepting more foregin workers, Japan News has reported.

1 year

by Freya Lucas

Japan to offer free preschool for children aged three to five years

Japan’s House of Representatives has approved legislation to offer free preschool education from October 2019, according to local news source The Japan Times.

1 year

by Lyndsie Clark

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