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Early Childhood Education and Care

Workforce research snapshots now available

A number of research projects were undertaken as part of the Workforce Action Plan (WAP) review to inform future development strategies for the early childhood education and care workforce.

Read more about the findings of these research projects

QKindy and early childhood issue 1, 2015 out now

Information about a wide range of initiatives and programs across the department, dedicated to the education of Queensland children from birth to eight years.

Read QKindy and early childhood

read QKindy

Ekka stand focuses on early childhood

Get ready for Ekka 2015! Visit the department's stand and talk with staff about the importance of early childhood education and care.

Find out more about the Ekka

Ekka stand focuses on early childhood

Successful transition to school

Read about the department's 2015 priority initiative, Supporting successful transitions. School decision-making tool

Successful transition to school

NQF changes from 1 January 2016

The countdown is on to 1 January 2016 when new educator-to-child ratio requirements under the National Law come into effect for centre-based and family day care services. There are also changes for long term employees at centre-based services taken to hold a Certificate III qualification.

Find out more

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This page was last reviewed on 09 Sep 2015

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