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  • Early Childhood Education Census time

    Census time is here, with the Annual ECED Preschool Census taking place in August 2017.

    All NSW Government funded community preschools are required to complete the Census each year as part of the Early Childhood Education Funding Agreement.

  • Reviewing the elements of excellence - OSHC Good Practice

    Two interactive Good Practice forums held recently for services from the Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) sector focussed on discussing, exploring and promoting a focus on continuous improvement and good practice.

  • Out of School Hours Care grants news

    The NSW Government established the Before and After School Care Fund for schools and local councils to apply for grants of up to $30,000 to help establish a new out of school hours care (OSHC) service or expand an existing one.

  • Meet the new Ministers

    There's two new ministers. Minister Sarah Mitchell is the new Minister for Early Education and Aboriginal Affairs and the new Assistant Minister for Education. Rob Stokes is the new Minister for Education.

  • Using photos for social media

    Many services take photos of children engaged in learning activities and provide these to parents as a record of their child's development.

  • Have your say on our new website

    The communications and engagement team at the Early Childhood Directorate are working on developing a new website as part of a department-wide refresh of the existing dec.nsw.edu.au site.

  • Second PDSP funding round open

    The Preschool Disability Support Program (PDSP) is a funding scheme supporting children with disability in community preschool settings. It is designed to improve access to preschool education, and support equitable educational outcomes for children.


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