LATEST STORIES

Exceeding rated ECEC service owner facing six charges in relation to 2018 incident

*Readers are warned that this story contains content which may be distressing or upsetting* A date for a coronial inquest in relation to the death of a 16-month-old child in Sydney’s north western suburbs has been set, with the New South Wales Department of Education laying charges against both the service involved, and its owner, following an internal investigation, the ABC has reported.

5 hours

by Freya Lucas

NSW study finds that COVID-19 transmission rates are low in NSW education settings

A new report has found that the spread of COVID-19 remains extremely low in New South Wales schools and early childhood centres with onward transmission of less than 1 per cent in Term Three.

1 day

by Freya Lucas

Sydney ECEC service charged after baby is “almost strangled” by ribbon

The approved provider of an early childhood education and care (ECEC) service located in the eastern suburbs of Sydney, which was forced to close temporarily last year after a baby girl was allegedly involved in a serious incident which saw her almost strangled by a ribbon, is now facing criminal charges as a result of the incident.

6 days

by Freya Lucas

An ‘economic tsunami’ is headed to NSW, NCOSS says, warning of child neglect spike

COVID-19 has “set in motion an economic tsunami” that will exacerbate mental health distress, domestic violence, homelessness and child neglect across NSW, the New South Wales Council of Social Service (NCOSS) has said, commenting on a new report from Equity Economics, A wave of disadvantage across NSW: Impact of the COVID-19 recession.

6 days

by Freya Lucas

ACF establishes Centre for Trauma Aware and Responsive Education

The Australian Childhood Foundation (ACF) has established the Centre for Trauma Aware and Responsive Education to provide a central hub for information, training and resources for teachers, early childhood learning professionals and educational leaders.

6 days

by Freya Lucas

Load More