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2022

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Early Childhood Education Weekly Update 4 October 2022
Quality and compliance in practice | September 2022 27 September 2022
Early Childhood Education Weekly Update 27 September 2022
2022 Start Strong Capital Work Crisis Fund is now open and Major Capital Fund opens 4 Oct 21 September 2022
Start Strong sector consultation reports 21 September 2022
Early Childhood Education Weekly Update 19 September 2022
Early Childhood Education Weekly Update 12 September 2022
Early Childhood Education Weekly Update 5 September 2022
The countdown to 2022 Sep Roadshows is on! 1 September 2022
Start Strong timeline and next steps 30 August 2022
Early Childhood Education Weekly Update 29 August 2022
Quality and compliance in practice | August 2022 26 August 2022
Early Childhood Education Annual Preschool Census 2022 25 August 2022
Safe Sleep and Rest Regulatory Priority Program 23 August 2022
Early Childhood Education Weekly Update 22 August 2022
Family Day Care Weekly Update 22 August 2022
An update on the Early Years Commitment 18 August 2022
Register now: 2022 September Roadshows, Week 1 17 August 2022
Reminder: Transition to School Digital Statement is now available! 17 August 2022
Early Childhood Education Weekly Update 15 August 2022
Early Childhood Education Annual Preschool Census 2022 11 August 2022
Walk-in vaccination hubs available (Canterbury-Bankstown) 11 August 2022
Early Childhood Education Weekly Update 8 August 2022
Walk-in vaccination hubs available (Canterbury-Bankstown) 4 August 2022
Early Childhood Education scholarships - Round 2 open now 2 August 2022
Early Childhood Education Weekly Update 1 August 2022
Early Childhood Education Annual Preschool Census 2022 1 August 2022
Walk-in vaccination hubs available (Canterbury-Bankstown) 26 July 2022
Early Childhood Education Weekly Update 25 July 2022
Quality and Compliance in Practice | July 2022 22 July 2022
Wellbeing support available for early childhood education and care centre staff 22 July 2022
NSW Health's Japanese Encephalitis Virus community survey 20 July 2022
Early Childhood Education Weekly Update 19 July 2022
Cultural Safety Framework for Early Childhood Education and Care Services 18 July 2022
Health Update 18 July 2022
ECE Annual Preschool Census 2022: Open now 18 July 2022
EOI: Aboriginal Early Childhood Education Advisory Group 13 July 2022
Early Childhood Education Weekly Update 11 July 2022
Staff shortages or absence: support measures to meet your regulatory requirements 6 July 2022
Information for flood affected services 5 July 2022
Early Childhood Education Weekly Update 4 July 2022
August 2022 Census 1 July 2022
Early Childhood Education Weekly Update 27 June 2022
COVID-19 Update: Notification of a positive case 23 June 2022
Quality and compliance in practice | June 2022 23 June 2022
NSW Government Budget 2022-23 Update 21 June 2022
Early Childhood Education Weekly Update 20 June 2022
Introduction of universal pre-Kindergarten year by 2030 16 June 2022
Brighter Beginnings and Affordable Preschool 15 June 2022
Early Childhood Education Weekly Update 14 June 2022
Affordable and Accessible Childcare and Economic Participation Fund and Workforce 14 June 2022
Onsite Wellbeing Support for Flood-Impacted ECEC Services in Northern NSW 8 June 2022
Early Childhood Education Weekly Update 6 June 2022
Family Day Care Weekly Update 6 June 2022
ECE Scholarships close on June 7 31 May 2022
Early Childhood Education Weekly Update 30 May 2022
Update: New Mobile Preschools Funding Program 27 May 2022
COVID-19 Update: 26 May 2022 26 May 2022
Early Childhood Education Weekly Update 23 May 2022
Family Day Care Weekly Update 23 May 2022
ECEC Flood Recovery Grants closes May 30 23 May 2022
Start Strong Free Preschool evaluation 20 May 2022
Allergy Management and Preventing Accidental Exposure 18 May 2022
Quality and compliance in practice | May 2022 18 May 2022
Early Childhood Education Weekly Update 17 May 2022
Disaster Preparedness Consultations
(Infrastructure NSW)
13 May 2022
ECE scholarships open now 11 May 2022
Early Childhood Education Weekly Update 9 May 2022
Access Early Childhood Education and Care Flood Recovery Grants 9 May 2022
Update for OSHC 3 May 2022
Family Day Care Weekly Update 2 May 2022
Early Childhood Education Weekly Update 2 May 2022
Quality and compliance in practice | Apr 2022 29 April 2022
Roadshow - May 2022 27 April 2022
OSHC Weekly Update 26 April 2022
Early Childhood Education Weekly Update 26 April 2022
COVID-19 Update: 23 April 2022 23 April 2022
COVID 19 Update: 20 April 2022 20 April 2022
Early Childhood Education Weekly Update 19 April 2022
Reminder: Onsite 1:1 counselling support sessions now available 12 April 2022
Access onsite 1:1 counselling support sessions 7 April 2022
Mobile Preschools Funding Update 7 April 2022
NSW Floods: ECE Flood Support Program 6 April 2022
Quality and compliance in practice 4 April 2022
Health Update: 4 April 2022 4 April 2022
Early Childhood Education Weekly Update 1 April 2022
NSW Floods: information and assistance 29 March 2022
Early Childhood Education Weekly Update 25 March 2022
NSW Floods: support and assistance 24 March 2022
COVID 19 Update: 23 March 2022 23 March 2022
Early Childhood Education Weekly Update 18 March 2022
COVID 19 Update: 14 March 2022 14 March 2022
Early Childhood Education Weekly Update 11 March 2022
NSW Floods: information and resources 9 March 2022
Reminder: Sector Support Flood Impact Program 8 March 2022
Reminder: OSHC Sector Support Flood Impact Program 8 March 2022
NSW Floods: information and resources 7 March 2022
March 2022 Preschool Census update 7 March 2022
Sector Support Flood Impact Program 4 March 2022
OSHC Sector Support Flood Impact Program 4 March 2022
NSW Floods: information and resources 3 March 2022
Early Childhood Education Update 2 March 2022
NSW Floods: information and resources 28 February 2022
Early Childhood Education Weekly Update 25 February 2022
Support available to increase community preschool places 25 February 2022
Health alert: Increase in gastro cases 24 February 2022
COVID 19: Update on masks in ECE 23 February 2022
Mobile Preschools Funding Update 22 February 2022
Quality and compliance in practice | Feb 2022 21 February 2022
March 2022 Preschool Census portal is now open 21 February 2022
COVID-19: Update to all services 20 February 2022
Early Childhood Education Weekly Update 18 February 2022
OSHC Weekly Update 18 February 2022
Early Childhood Education Weekly Update 11 February 2022
Early Childhood Education Weekly Update 4 February 2022
COVID-19 update to OSHC 4 February 2022
COVID-19 update to department preschools 28 January 2022
COVID-19 update to OSHC 28 January 2022
COVID-19 update to FDC 28 January 2022
COVID-19 Update: Notification of a positive case 28 January 2022
COVID-19 Update: Critical worker exemption 25 January 2022
COVID-19 Update: Rapid Antigen Testing 23 January 2022
COVID-19 Update: 19 January 2022 19 January 2022
COVID-19 Update: 13 January 2022 13 January 2022
COVID-19 Update: 12 January 2022 12 January 2022
COVID-19 Update: 9 January 2022
9 January 2022
COVID-19 Update: 3 January 2022 3 January 2022

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COVID-19 Update: 23 December 2021 22 December 2021
COVID-19 Update: 22 December 2021 22 December 2021
COVID-19 Update: 21 December 2021 21 December 2021
Quality and compliance in practice | Dec 2021 20 December 2021
COVID-19 Update: 14 December 2021 14 December 2021
COVID-19 Update: 10 December 2021 10 December 2021
Early Childhood Education Weekly Update 10 December 2021
OSHC Weekly Update 10 December 2021
Preschool Reform Agreement 6 December 2021
Update for OSHC services 3 December 2021
Early Childhood Education Weekly Update 1 December 2021
OSHC Weekly Update 1 December 2021
COVID-19 Update: RAHT for OSHC services 28 November 2021
2022 Disability and Inclusion Program quarter 1 application period extension 19 November 2021
Quality and compliance in practice | Nov 2021 18 November 2021
Start Strong Free Preschool funding program webinar 17 November 2021
2022 Disability and Inclusion Program guidelines and applications 16 November 2021
COVID-19 Update: 15 November 2021 15 November 2021
COVID-19 Update: 8 November 2021 8 November 2021
COVID-19 Update: 3 November 2021 3 November 2021
COVID-19 Update: 29 October 2021 29 October 2021
Closing soon: Aboriginal Early Childhood Education Scholarships and Early Childhood Education Scholarships 28 October 2021
Best Practice Guidelines for Anaphylaxis Prevention and Management 26 October 2021
COVID-19 Update: 21 October 2021 21 October 2021
Quality and compliance in practice | Oct 2021 20 October 2021
COVID-19 update: 13 Oct 2021 13 October 2021
Roadshow 2021: registrations open 8 October 2021
ECE teacher scholarships open now 7 October 2021
COVID-19 update: 7 October 2021
7 October 2021
Bushfire planning and preparedness 6 October 2021
COVID-19 update: 30 Sep 2021 30 September 2021
Vaccinations required: PHO updated 24 September 2021
Service visits update 21 September 2021
COVID-19 update: 16 Sep 2021 16 September 2021
COVID-19 update: 13 Sep 2021 13 September 2021
Quality and compliance in practice 13 September 2021
Super Saturday vaccination day 10 September 2021
COVID-19 update for vacation care providers 10 September 2021
COVID-19 update for family day care 10 September 2021
COVID-19 update: 9 Sep 2021 9 September 2021
Update for services in LGAs of concern 6 September 2021
Walk-in vaccination hubs available in Western NSW 3 September 2021
Update on mandatory vaccinations 2 September 2021
COVID-19: 31 August 2021 31 August 2021
Update for services in LGAs of concern 28 August 2021
Free professional development opportunities

27 August 2021
COVID Information Session and Early Childhood guided learning packages

26 August 2021
COVID-19 update: 24 Aug 2021

24 August 2021
COVID-19 resources: 23 Aug 2021

23 August 2021
COVID-19 update: 22 Aug 2021

22 August 2021
COVID-19 update: 20 Aug 2021

20 August 2021
Additional LGAs included in COVID-19 Priority Vaccination 16 August 2021
COVID-19 update: 15 Aug 2021

15 August 2021
COVID-19 Priority Vaccination 15 August 2021
COVID-19 update: 14 Aug 2021

14 August 2021
Quality in Practice | Safe sleep practices

13 August 2021
COVID-19 update: 12 Aug 2021

12 August 2021
Implementing the Child Safe Standards

10 August 2021
COVID-19 update: 9 Aug 2021

9 August 2021
COVID-19 update: 8 Aug 2021

8 August 2021
Webinar: Responding to COVID-19: Support for Services and Providers 6 August 2021
COVID-19 update: Hunter Region 5 August 2021
Additional Sleep and Rest professional development webinars – registrations open

29 July 2021
COVID-19 update: 28 July 2021

28 July 2021
COVID-19 update: 27 July 2021 27 July 2021
Quality in Practice | July 2021

26 July 2021
COVID-19 update: 23 July 2021

23 July 2021
Amendments to the National Regulations

22 July 2021
COVID-19 update: 19 July 2021

19 July 2021
COVID-19 update: 18 July 2021

18 July 2021
COVID-19 update for early childhood education

14 July 2021
COVID-19 update: 12 July 2021

12 July 2021
COVID-19 update: 9 July 2021

9 July 2021
COVID-19 update: 7 July 2021

7 July 2021
COVID-19 update: 5 July 2021

5 July 2021
COVID-19 update: 1 July 2021

1 July 2021
COVID-19 update: 29 June 2021

29 June 2021
Quality in Practice - June 2021

29 June 2021
COVID-19 update: 28 June 2021

28 June 2021
COVID-19 update: 27 June 2021

27 June 2021
COVID-19 update: 25 June 2021 25 June 2021
COVID-19 update: 23 June 2021

23 June 2021
Approved Learning Frameworks Update And Survey

21 June 2021
COVID-19 Update 11 June 2021

11 June 2021
Major weather event - Emergency management

11 June 2021
Working with Children Check renewal

10 June 2021
Release of the ECE Aboriginal Strategy

2 June 2021
COVID-19 restrictions update

28 May 2021
National Reconciliation Week 2021

26 May 2021
Urgent cot recall

25 May 2021
COVID-19 Vaccinations in the ECEC sector

24 May 2021
COVID-19 restrictions lifted

19 May 2021
Changes to PD requirements for Maintenance of Teacher Accreditation

14 May 2021
Quality in Practice | May 2021

13 May 2021
Give your feedback on the National Workforce Strategy

11 May 2021
COVID-19 Public Health Alert - Update

10 May 2021
COVID-19 Public Health Alert

7 May 2021
Health alert: Increases in hand foot and mouth disease and gastro

30 April 2021
Raising concerns – flyer for families

26 April 2021
Roadshow May 2021: registrations open

22 April 2021
National Workforce Census

21 April 2021
Quality in Practice | April 2021

21 April 2021
Raising awareness on the benefits of participation in early childhood education

20 April 2021
Message from the Minister for Education and Early Childhood Learning

15 April 2021
NQF Review NSW Information Sessions - Recordings

13 April 2021
Emergency Planning Workshops

12 April 2021
Are you a new ECT? Free professional development opportunity

9 April 2021
New educator-to-child ratio calculator for centre based services

6 April 2021
Professional development opportunities and survey results

31 March 2021
COVID-19 public health alert

30 March 2021
Notifying the department after emergencies

29 March 2021
Extreme weather conditions advice

21 March 2021
Quality in Practice | March 2021

16 March 2021
Recommendation Regarding Excursions

13 March 2021
Child safe seminar for senior leaders of the sector: register now

11 March 2021
COVID-19 Guidelines for ECEC Services

7 March 2021
Provide feedback on the NQF Review CRIS

4 March 2021
Nominations open: Narragunnawali Awards

1 March 2021
Free professional development opportunity: Peer networks for leaders – registrations open 26 February 2021
Early childhood teacher accreditation

24 February 2021
NQF Review Sessions

23 February 2021
Quality in Practice | February 2021

19 February 2021
NSW Health Problematic and Harmful Sexual Behaviours Workforce Survey 18 February 2021
Public Warning: Sydney Dental Service

16 February 2021
Australian Government updates

9 February 2021
Free professional development opportunity: Mentoring and coaching for new ECTs 5 February 2021
Heatwave conditions forecast across NSW

21 January 2021
Update of national approved learning frameworks

14 January 2021
NSW Health Alert - Respiratory syncytial virus

12 January 2021
COVID-19 update | Face masks

4 January 2021

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Emergency preparedness resources and an update from the RFS

24 December 2020
New restrictions that apply under COVID-19 public health orders

21 December 2020
Quality in Practice | December 2020

21 December 2020
COVID-19 Learnings - Sector survey results

18 December 2020
Public health alert for Northern Beaches

18 December 2020
Outbreak of gastroenteritis | Notifications and infection control

15 December 2020
Streamlining the Australian Government’s Child Care Subsidy approval process

11 December 2020
Update from Minister for Education and Early Childhood Learning

2 December 2020
Hot weather risks for children

27 November 2020
Quality in Practice - November 2020

26 November 2020
New eLearning course | Responding to Reportable Allegations

12 November 2020
Virtual Roadshow 2020 | Recordings and resource

3 November 2020
Preparing for Bushfires

26 October 2020
Sector Development Survey

14 October 2020
Invitation to the NSW Government’s ‘Brighter Beginnings: the first 2000 days of life’ virtual conference 8 October 2020
Resources for transporting children safely

30 September 2020
Managing confirmed cases of COVID-19 within ECEC services

25 September 2020
Virtual Roadshows | More Tickets Released

25 September 2020
Quality in Practice - September

24 September 2020
Changes to the Guide to the National Quality Framework

22 September 2020
Review of the Disability Standards for Education

16 September 2020
Photo opportunity – Showcasing early childhood education activities 11 September 2020
Sector resources available now

10 September 2020
Child Safe Organisations Survey

9 September 2020
Updated advice on deep cleaning

8 September 2020
Virtual Roadshow | Register now

7 September 2020
Applications open | 2020-21 Early Childhood Education Scholarships 2 September 2020
Virtual Roadshow | September 2020

1 September 2020
COVID-19 Safety Plan | Services on school sites

31 August 2020
National Asthma Awareness Week 2020

31 August 2020
Children’s books and teaching resources

26 August 2020
New requirements for safe transportation of children

21 August 2020

Transition to School and Kindergarten orientation

19 August 2020

COVID-19 best practice guidelines

19 August 2020

Red Nose Day 2020

14 August 2020

Q&A panel | National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day

4 August 2020

Keeping safe during COVID: Service visits

29 July 2020

COVID-19 update | 21 July 2020

21 July 2020

NSW and Victoria border closure

9 July 2020

NSW Assessment and Rating update

6 July 2020

Professional development | COVID-19

16 June 2020

2020/21 Annual Fees - Deferral

27 May 2020

Mental Health and Wellbeing Webinars

14 May 2020

Prevent the spread of COVID-19 | Update

15 May 2020

COVID-19: Prevent the spread

8 May 2020

COVID-19 livestream - 9 April 2020

8 April 2020

Updated COVID-19 FAQs - 6 April 2020

6 April 2020

NEW COVID-19 FAQs

26 March 2020

COVID-19 livestream

24 March 2020

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update - 23 March 2020

23 March 2020

Watch now: COVID-19 Livestream

20 March 2020

Register now: March 2020 roadshow - online session one

17 March 2020

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update - 16 March 2020

16 March 2020

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