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Queenslanders invited to nominate for 2021 Reconciliation Awards

Early childhood education and care (ECEC) services involved in Reconciliation initiatives in Queensland are being encouraged to nominate for the 2021 Queensland Reconciliation Awards.

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by Freya Lucas

Grant opportunity alert - Community Child Care Fund (CCCF) Open Competitive Round 3

The Australian Government, via the Department of Education, Skills and Employment (DESE) has approved funding of $117 million (GST exclusive) from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2024 for the Community Child Care Fund (CCCF) Open Competitive Round 3 grant opportunity.

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by Freya Lucas

When times are tough - advice on talking to children about difficult world events

As 2020 has shown, events such as natural disasters, terrorism and pandemics can be part of children’s lives long before they have the language to process them, or the level of understanding needed to make sense of them.

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by Freya Lucas

New beginnings - the value of considerate orientations into ECEC

With the beginning of a new year, many families will be accessing education and care services for the first time, or settling their child and themselves into a new service.

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by Freya Lucas

PNG children able to access early learning for first time with 73 ECD services established

Before 2020, preschool education did not exist for children in Papua New Guinea, an Oceanic nation located to Australia’s north.

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by Freya Lucas

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