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National Reconciliation Week - 5 ways for ECEC services to be brave and make change

National Reconciliation Week (NRW) commences tomorrow, 27 May, and will run through to 3 June, providing an opportunity for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia.

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by Freya Lucas

Formation of a new Government is a chance to put children front and centre: SNAICC

With the formation of the newly elected Government imminent as seats are finalised, advocacy body SNAICC - National Voice for our Children has expressed its satisfaction at the prominent positioning of early years issues in the campaigning, calling on the new Government to continue to make early learning education and care (ECEC) a priority.

8 hours

by Freya Lucas

Public Education Day is a chance to say thanks to those working in Government settings

Today, Thursday 26 May, is Public Education Day, a day to acknowledge the outstanding commitment of principals, teachers and education support staff working across preschools, schools and TAFE settings in Australia.

8 hours

by Freya Lucas

ECEC peak bodies respond to ALP election win: ‘a clear commitment to young children’

Australia’s early childhood education and care (ECEC) peak bodies have responded to the election of Australia’s new Prime Minister elect Anthony Albanese with cautious optimism, calling on the incoming Government to support the sector during “a desperate shortage of qualified early childhood educators and teachers, which is hampering our capacity to meet families needs”.

2 days

by Freya Lucas

Desperately seeking big policy ideas for our smallest youngest people

Dr Leanne Gibbs, a Senior Lecturer at Charles Sturt University asks where in the 2022 election campaign is the commitment to big investment and to big policy ideas that ensure free and accessible early childhood education for the long-term?

1 week

by Freya Lucas

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