Early Learning

Opinion
Opinion
Transforming Early Education Investment in early education pays off later.
Dr Madeleine Dobson, Senior Lecturer Director of Student Experience & Community Engagement School of Education Faculty of Humanities, Curtin University
Pre-school
Pre-school
Additional Year of School – Experts Positive Play based pre-prep a step in the right direction.
Literacy
Literacy
Bedtime Stories a Casualty of Busy Lives Children’s literacy and communication skills suffer.
Recognition
Recognition
Eight years in the making – pay rise for early childhood teachers The Fair Work Commission handed down a decision supporting pay rises of up to 10 per cent for early childhood teachers.
$30k prize pool
$30k prize pool
Australia's best early childhood educators awarded Nominations open for the 2020 HESTA Early Childhood Education & Care Awards, $30k pool.
Childhood lost
Childhood lost
Child’s play ‘lost’ in pandemic Disruptions to socialising and fun caused by the COVID-19 restrictions could have a lasting effect on child wellbeing.
Building your evidence engine: Five evidence-informed strategies for promoting rich conversations with young children Strong oral language skills provide children with a platform to communicate effectively, and predict children’s success in formal classroom settings and life trajectories more broadly.
Dr Sandy Houen, Dr Sally Staton, Prof Karen Thorpe and Danielle Toon