Buildings and Grounds
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
Additional Year of School – Experts Positive
Play based pre-prep a step in the right direction.
Bedtime Stories a Casualty of Busy Lives
Children’s literacy and communication skills suffer.
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
Australia's best early childhood educators awarded
Nominations open for the 2020 HESTA Early Childhood Education & Care Awards, $30k pool.
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
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