Universal access to early childhood education ensures that a quality, early childhood education programme is available for all children in the year before full-time schooling.
The Australian Government is providing $9.8 million for the Early Learning Languages Australia (ELLA) trial, to test the effectiveness of providing preschool children with early exposure to a language other than English through online learning programmes. This is part of the Australian...
The AEDC measures the developmental progress of children as they start their first year of full-time school and looks at groups of children in the community, not individuals.
Thirty eight Early Learning and Care Centres are being established including six new Autism specific centres in areas where existing child care services cannot meet the demand for child care.