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A national approach is needed to protect children from COVID-19 when returning to ECEC

Analysis from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute has outlined the case for broad mitigation measures needed to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission in early learning settings and schools as Australia enters the next phase of lifting restrictions and ‘living with COVID-19’.

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by Freya Lucas

$93 million allocated to extend hundreds of First Nations education programs

Over 220 organisations have welcomed the investment of more than $93 million by the Federal Government to extend a range of First Nations programs across early childhood, schooling, vocational education and training, and safety and wellbeing projects.

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by Freya Lucas

SA Labor party makes pre-election pitch for royal commission into early learning

The South Australian Labor Party has made major pre-election promises in relation to early childhood education and care (ECEC), pledging to make preschool available for all three-year-olds, and to conduct a Royal Commission into early learning.

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by Freya Lucas

WA the latest state to mandate vaccination for ECEC employees, with Jan 2022 deadline

Western Australia is the latest state to mandate COVID-19 vaccination for certain employee groups, including early childhood education and care (ECEC).

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by Freya Lucas

Children’s Week begins next week - how will you acknowledge it?

Children’s Week 2021 will be held between 23 October and 31 October 2021, with a theme based on UNCRC Article 15 - Children have the right to choose their own friends and safely connect with others.

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by Freya Lucas

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