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FDC Educator Kylie reflects on 13 years in the sector

Family day care (FDC) Educator Kylie has been working in the early childhood education and care sector in Hobart for the past 13 years and recently shared some reflections on her experience with Uniting Vic/Tas. An excerpt of her experiences appears below.

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by Freya Lucas

National Family Day Care Week celebrations begin

National Family Day Care (FDC) Week is a significant event in the early childhood education and care (ECEC) calendar, highlighting the important role that dedicated family day care (FDC) educators, services and schemes play in the development and wellbeing of more than 93,000 Australian children.

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by Freya Lucas

Ministerial reprieve means ECEC is saved in the the town of Mungindi

Two years ago The Sector shared the story of Rebecca Ellision, the sole provider of early childhood education and care (ECEC) in the New South Wales/Queensland border town of Mungindi.

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by Freya Lucas

Families “blindsided” by proposed closure of popular FDC scheme

Families in the New South Wales town of Junee have been left “blindsided” by an announcement from Junee Shire Council indicating that the town’s popular family day care (FDC) scheme may soon close due to declining educator numbers and funding, making the scheme “no longer financially sustainable”.

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by Freya Lucas

Unsung heroes of ECEC sought for Victorian Early Years Awards

The outstanding work of early childhood teachers and educators who have improved the lives of young Victorian children and their families will be celebrated in this year’s Victorian Early Years Awards, with nominations now open.

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by Freya Lucas

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