Is voting enjoying a zeitgeist moment in Australia this year? And what might that mean for you? We’re here to help you be informed about Federal election 2019 in the easiest possible way, including an all new Simple Guide to the ECE policies. Join in In an election where early childhood education is being treated […]
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Square pegs in a round hole Vicki Olds is an early childhood teacher, but lately she’s wondering why. For years she’s delivered specialised and responsive early childhood education programs to some of Australia’s most remote and vulnerable families as part of the Broken Hill Outback Mobile Resource Unit, a BBF (budget-based funding) service that covers […]
This is a big year for elections and even though NSW will be voting this Saturday, the campaigning is far from over as the Australian election is expected before the end of May. Neither election has a certain outcome, although unlike Victoria’s landslide to Labor last year, pundits are generally predicting much closer results in NSW […]
Election countdown As we’ve previously shared, the NSW election has raised early learning and OSHC issues to a higher level than we’ve seen in many years. The inclusion of Federal Labor in the state-based promises is also sending signals to educators across Australia about what an ALP Commonwealth government might have in store following the […]
On 23 March, 2019, NSW will vote for its next state government. The early childhood education sector is well prepared and more united than ever on four essential outcomes for the sector. In the coming weeks, Amplify will share analysis and explanations of the four agreed areas of need for NSW, the sector’s reasonable requests […]