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  • Start Strong Update

    Community Preschools have welcomed the news that Start Strong funding will be extended to all non-equity 3 year olds from 1 January 2019.

  • Quality Learning Environments Round 2

    Community preschools are invited to submit applications for the second round of the Quality Learning Environments program, announced recently by Minister for Early Childhood Education Sarah Mitchell.

  • Online learning available for OSHC Providers

    Consistent with the ongoing focus on improving quality within education and care services, online professional learning for the Outside School Hours Care Quality Development Program (OSHC QDP) is now available.

  • Free flu vaccine for children under 5 years

    NSW Health is offering free influenza (flu) vaccine for children between 6 months and under 5 years of age to protect them and the wider community from flu.

  • NSW Budget 2018-19 – Good news for the early childhood sector

    The NSW government has allocated $197.8 million to extend its investment in early childhood education under Start Strong, to ensure NSW children can access a high-quality preschool program for two years.

    This investment will support an increase in participation rates for three-year-olds and improve affordability for families through a reduction of fees.

  • Incentive Scholarships in action - Tash Cook

    The Incentive Scholarships were awarded to support educators in rural or remote areas of NSW who are already enrolled and currently completing an early childhood teaching degree. Natasha Cook, one of the successful 2018 recipients, tells us about her experience as an educator in Wagga Wagga.

  • Community Grants support services to increase enrolments

    More than 140 community preschools in NSW have been awarded funding through the 2018 Community Grants program, and will receive up to $7,000 each, Minister for Early Childhood Education Sarah Mitchell has recently announced.

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