Quality is key in early childhood education in Australia, but many early learning services aren’t meeting the standards required to have an impact.
Early childhood education and care (ECEC) has experienced a surge of policy attention in recent years at the national and international level.
Evidence shows that two years of preschool has more impact than one, especially for the children most likely to be developmentally vulnerable. It is time for Australia to pursue a national commitment to ensuring all 3 year olds have access to high-quality early education by...
There are too many questions in education that remain unanswered. This is holding us back from providing meaningful educational opportunities for all young people. Better education data would help address critical knowledge gaps that contribute to young people missing out across the system....
There is a mismatch between investment and opportunity in early childhood policy in Australia.
The early years are a critical window for building foundations that enable all children to become creative, entrepreneurial, resilient and capable learners. Yet current policy settings are not meeting...
This publication is a compendium of three papers commissioned as part of the Stewardship Dialogues for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health, a project of the Lowitja Institute.
The first two were written to inform the discussion during the Stewardship Dialogues and the third...