Information about a wide range of initiatives and programs across the department, dedicated to the education of Queensland children from birth to eight years.
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.
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.
Best buddies Sally and Possum star in a TV show for children who use Auslan (Australian Sign Language) to communicate. Sally and Possum, an Australian first, was born out of a need for interactive, entertaining and educational resources specifically designed for deaf and hard of hearing children aged four to eight.
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.
This page was last reviewed on 27 Jul 2016