News articles ordered by most recent date

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News articles ordered by most recent date

  • Launch of Regional and Remote Strategy

    27% of four and five year old children in ECE are enrolled in a regional, remote or very remote setting (ABS Preschool Education Australia 2016).

  • Spotlight – KU Ourimbah

    We spoke to KU Ourimbah, the ‘Forest School’, located on the NSW Central Coast, about what makes their service ‘Excellent’.

  • 24-hour movement guidelines launched

    Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has launched the 24 Hour Movement Guidelines for the Early Years, based on similar guidelines developed in Canada.

  • Ngroo ‘Walking Together’ program

    In the spirit of fostering inclusive and culturally appropriate best practice, the NSW Department of Education has partnered with Ngroo Education Incorporated to provide the ‘Walking Together’ program.

  • Service approval requirements reminder

    The NSW Department of Education is the Regulatory Authority responsible for assessing individuals or organisations seeking to own and/or operate an early childhood education service or services in NSW.

  • ‘It Makes You Think’ with Jay Laga’aia

    Research shows 90% of a child’s brain develops before the age of five. This is just one of the compelling reasons why access to early childhood education (ECE) matters so much, and helps to prepare children for learning, cognitively, socially and emotionally, in readiness for school.

  • Feedback Assist – a new way to provide feedback

    A new online feature has been introduced on the department's website, known as  Feedback Assist.

    The department welcomes feedback from all external stakeholders and communities so we can learn from customer experiences and resolve complaints promptly. We also like to hear when things have gone well, so we can create even more positive experiences. Feedback Assist will make this process quicker and easier.

  • New State environmental planning policy – Early Childhood

    The introduction of the State Environmental Planning Policy (Educational Establishments and Child Care Facilities) 2017 will ensure greater consistency in the development of quality early childhood education facilities.

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