Working in early childhood education

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Professional development and scholarships

A range of scholarships and professional development opportunities are provided to strengthen and support the early childhood education workforce.

Workforce development

Developing and maintaining a sustainable, highly qualified workforce is crucial to ensuring children get the best start in life.

Sector development program

The sector development program supports the early childhood education workforce through free training, support and resources to build sector capacity.

Child protection training requirements

In NSW, nominated supervisors and persons in day-to-day charge are required to have completed child protection courses.

Workforce Strategy

Developing and maintaining a sustainable, highly qualified workforce is crucial to ensuring children get the best start in life.

Transition to School

Starting school is a significant event in the life of children and their families. Discover more helpful resources here.

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