In this section
Benefits of early childhood education
How early childhood education can help your child make friends, develop independence, learn new routines and prepare for primary school.
The NSW Government is supporting children and families in NSW from pregnancy through the first 2000 days of a child’s life through cross-agency collaboration.
Choosing a quality service
Understanding the types of services, how to find a service, fees and subsidies and understanding quality.
Early education matters
A child's participation in an organised early childhood education program assists in the development of their skills and abilities.
Educational resources to use at home
Play-based learning activities to use at home to help your child develop and get ready for school.
Grow to learn, Learn to grow
Helping families understand the benefits of and how to recognise quality in early childhood education and care services.
Nationally regulated services
How we carry out assessment and rating, compliance and monitoring plus information on the National Quality Framework.
Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) Services
A guide for families, parents and carers on Outside School Hours Care.
Preschool Drive Subsidy Pilot
The Preschool Drive Subsidy pilot is delivered through a partnership between Department of Education and Transport for NSW.