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We hear you – the National Partnership for Universal Access

We hear you – the National Partnership for Universal Access has worked, and funding must continue! The Commonwealth Government is reviewing the national funding agreement that supports all Australian children to attend 15 hours of quality early childhood education in the year before they start school. The Universal Access National Partnership funding is crucial to […]

Food for thought

Sharp knives. Raw meat. Cooking on the BBQ. Does this sound risky or does it sound like real cooking experiences for children? John Stewart shows services how to bring more risk into the kitchen, and beyond. In an early childhood education and care setting, educators may well be challenged by the thought of cooking with […]

Upskilling in early education

On Wednesday 11 September Future Tracks, a social enterprise committed to attracting and supporting the next generation of teachers and leaders in early childhood education, released their research report on Upskilling in early childhood education. The report provides interesting insights into the barriers and opportunities to grow the ECEC workforce. The report was commissioned to […]

Learning about literacy

Literacy in the early years encompasses much more than reading, drawing and writing. Leonie Arthur explores early childhood educators’ critical role in supporting and extending children’s literacy learning. Contemporary definitions of literacy encompass viewing and creating visual and multimodal texts as well as the more traditional skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening. In an […]

Gifted children need you too

What does giftedness look like in young children and how can early educators and parents work together to provide the best opportunity for these children to thrive? It is estimated that there is at least one gifted child in every early childhood service, but a recent study1 by psychologist and Clever Kids Consultancy founder Mimi […]

What makes KU an Employer of Choice

KU Children’s Services were recently announced as an employer of choice at the Australian Business Awards for the fourth year running. How does a not for profit children’s service hold its own against hundreds of commercial applicants to gain such an accolade across four consecutive years? KU Children’s Services CEO Chris Legg and General Manager […]

Melbourne Preschool goes Carbon Neutral

Melbourne Preschool goes Carbon Neutral

After a five year journey Albert Park Preschool in Melbourne realised their dream to become carbon neutral. Last week they were announced as Australia’s first certified carbon neutral early childhood service. ‘Our philosophy celebrates a commitment to the wellbeing of our world and each other as part of a promise to Bunjil – creator deity […]

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