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Early Childhood Education and Care

Workforce Action Plan now available

The Workforce Action Plan (WAP) 2016-2019 is now available and aims to improve the capacity of Queensland's early childhood education and care workforce to deliver quality outcomes for children.

Read more about the Workforce Action Plan 2016-2019

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

Age-appropriate pedagagies for the early years

Using effective pedagogies in the early years of schooling is important in supporting children to be actively engaged, creative and successful learners.

Read more about the age-appropriate pedagogies project

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 23 Nov 2015 at 12:40PM

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