Information about working in or operating early childhood education services including outside school hours care. Plus, information for parents and carers on the importance of early childhood education, choosing a service and transition to school.
Information about NSW public education, including the school finder, high school enrolment, school safety, selective schools and opportunity classes.
NSW Department of Education's information on curriculum taught in NSW schools, Aboriginal education and communities & personalised support.
The Wellbeing Framework supports schools to create learning environments that enable students to be healthy, happy, engaged and successful.
Information for parents and carers including learning and wellbeing resources, advice, study skills, a quick guide glossary, homework help, learning from home tools, support for additional needs and more.
The grow to learn, learn to grow campaign promotes the importance of quality in early childhood education and school aged care services and helps families to understand the benefits of early childhood education and care.
Hear from children, families, educators and health professionals on the life-long benefits of early childhood education and why the first 2000 days of a child’s life are critical.
Dr. Jane Warren from the University of Wollongong, discusses how to create inclusive environments for children with disability in early childhood education and care, and why this benefits everyone.
Based in Wollongong, this outside school hours care service, discusses their inclusive practices and culture which recognise and celebrate the unique characteristics of every child.
Authorised Officer, Sarah Vassallo, talks to us about the common misconceptions around creating inclusive environments as well as giving some examples of how services go above and beyond in creating nurturing environments for all children.
The following resources can help support services to build inclusive environments for children with disability and additional needs so they feel secure, confident and included.
Guidance, training and resources on providing a child safe environment and how to implement the new Child Safe Standards.
Former National Children's Commissioner, Megan Mitchell, explains how recognising indicators of risk and ensuring every child’s voice is heard ensures child safe organisations.
Authorised Officer, Nicole McGarity, talks to us about mandatory reporting, child protection obligations and the resources available to support and guide services.
Hear from the Yellow Cottage, a preschool in Scone, whose philosophy is all about connections, positive relationships and ensuring wellbeing and child safety is at the core of everything they do.
Recognise a hard-working educator by nominating them for the NSW Department of Education Early Childhood Educator Award, part of the 7NEWS Young Achiever Awards NSW/ACT.
In September, 630 services completed the COVID-19 Learnings survey and shared their experiences and challenges in providing education and care during the pandemic.