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Early Childhood Education and Care

Download Sally and Possum apps

These new apps combine Auslan and game-based learning to improve literacy and numeracy in children, aged 4 to 8 years, who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Catch Sally and Possum on ABC4Kids (ABC2) or iView (episode schedule External Link) or visit the Sally and Possum website External Link

Read the latest QKindy and early childhood magazine

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

Join the fun before they turn one

Queensland families with a child under one can now join Playgroup Queensland for 12 months for free and become Play Stars. Playgroups provide fun experiences that help children to learn and grow through play. The membership offer is part of a five year partnership between the Queensland Government and Playgroup Queensland.

Find out more about Playgroup Queensland

Foundations for Success new website

Building on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, languages and strengths is key to delivering quality kindergarten programs.

Visit the Foundations for Success website for information about placing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, families and communities at the core of early childhood teaching and learning practice.

Age-appropriate pedagogies for the early years

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

Access the new resources developed for the Age appropriate pedagogies program.

Quality in family day care

Watch our latest videos on quality in family day care services and discover the elements to consider when choosing a service.

Quality in family day care - parent video

Quality in family day care - sector video

FDC video

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