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Victims of serious child abuse need help before school to be developmentally on track

The youngest victims of serious child abuse or neglect need support prior to school commencement so that they can be as close to developmentally on track as possible, new research from the University of South Australia has found.

2024-06-14 09:08:09

by Freya Lucas

King’s Birthday Honours 2024 sees five stand out ECEC connected recipients

The King’s Birthday Honours for 2024 have seen five recipients with strong connections to the early childhood education and care sector recognised, including an ex Australian Childcare Alliance CEO and also a former President of the Australian Federation of Child Care Associations (now Childcare Associations Australia).

2024-06-11 13:03:38

by Jason Roberts

Moranbah embraces international workers as ECEC shortages continue to impact

Early childhood education and care (ECEC) service Simply Sunshine, in the small Queensland town of Moranbah, has embraced a spirit of multiculturalism, welcoming educators from Zimbabwe, the Philippines and Oman in a bid to ease extensive waiting lists for families, and to boost the capacity of the service to offer a full complement of care.

2024-06-11 10:32:50

by Freya Lucas

For Anouk’s educators, the TraCS service makes a huge difference

When Anouk displayed big behaviours as a result of the challenging circumstances happening in her young world the educators at her early childhood service were left fearful, and confused about where to turn.

2024-06-11 09:40:38

by Freya Lucas

Inaugural International Day of Play celebrated 11 June

Today is the first ever International Day of Play, following a successful campaign by Save the Children, the LEGO Group, the LEGO Foundation and other partners to recognise play as a critical developmental activity for children.

2024-06-11 09:27:12

by Freya Lucas

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