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Early childhood on the agenda at the ICPA conference last month

Early childhood discussions were front of mind for many at the Isolated Children's Parents' Association (ICPA) conference at Cunnamulla, Queensland, last month.

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by Freya Lucas

Greater Sydney council-run services losing “hundreds of thousands of dollars a week” as lockdown bites

Council-run early childhood education and care (ECEC) services across Greater Sydney have called on the NSW Government to ensure they will not be left out of COVID-19 funding support available to private operators.

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by Freya Lucas

Batlow Apple Tree Learning Centre receives CCCF funding boost

The Batlow Apple Tree Learning Centre has received $400,000 funding through the federal government’s Community Child Care Fund (CCCF) which saw an injection of $1.39 million into the Eden-Monaro electorate as it recovers from the Black Summer bushfires.

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by Freya Lucas

SA preschoolers to benefit from Environmental Education Action Plan, learn in nature

South Australian children attending a public preschool will benefit from an Environmental Education Action Plan that will encourage educators to get children out of the classroom to learn in nature as part of a unique joint-program between the Environment and Education departments revealed by the SA Government late last week.

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by Freya Lucas

New OSHC videos created to inspire environments, partnerships and program planning

The Community Child Care Association (CCC) has collaborated with the Victorian Department of Education and Training to create a series of three videos showcasing best practice in outside school hours care (OSHC) covering environments, partnerships with families, and program planning.

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by Freya Lucas

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