The Australian Government’s announcement of new funding for early childhood education and care (ECEC) is an important win for all Australians.
Last week The Front Project team reflected on the year that we are about to leave behind and – this may be surprising to some – we agreed that despite the challenges, 2020 delivered a lot to celebrate for early childhood education and care (ECEC) in Australia.
The gaps in our society have been widened by COVID-19 and early childhood education can help bridge them.
I am pleased to share our latest resource aimed at improving wellbeing for children and their families by optimising the child care subsidy (CCS).
We have now published findings from our survey of teachers and educators during COVID-19 in our new paper 'Early Learning and COVID-19 - Experiences of Teachers and Educators at the Start of the Pandemic'.
Over the past week we have released two major pieces of work as part of our renewed focus to support the early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector through COVID-19:
The critical role of early childhood education in supporting young children‘s learning and development and supporting families to work has never been more evident than during the response to COVID-19.