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Victorian educators: new advice available for supporting children in out-of-home-care

The Victorian Department of Education and Training has issued new advice for early childhood educators about developing individual learning plans for children who have been placed in out-of-home care (OoHC).

21 hours ago

by Freya Lucas

Australian investment in ECEC examined in latest Mitchell Institute paper

The Mitchell Institute has released a paper examining investment in the early childhood education and care (ECEC) in Australia as an advance chapter of an upcoming series on financial investment in the education sector.

2 days ago

by Jason Roberts

Amaze challenges educators and others to Change their Reactions to Autism

Everyday life is lonely and isolating for more than half of Australian children and families living with autism spectrum disorder, and 40 per cent of those surveyed said they sometimes struggle to leave the house because they’re concerned about being subjected to discriminatory or negative behaviours in the community.

2 days ago

by Freya Lucas

World-first report into autism in First Nations communities to launch tomorrow

The Hon. Linda Burney MP will launch the world’s first report into autism in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities at the State Library of NSW tomorrow, Tuesday 18 February.

2 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Tehan announces fee relief for bushfire affected families and firefighters

A new measure, allowing families impacted by the bushfires to receive third-party contributions towards their childcare fees without it affecting their Child Care Subsidy (CCS) entitlement, has been announced by the Federal Government, aimed at “making it easier for the generous donations from Australians to make a difference to families impacted by bushfires”.

2 days ago

by Freya Lucas