Starting school is an important milestone in a child's life.
Supporting children to successfully transition to school helps foster their enthusiasm for lifelong learning.
Better together - By working together, early childhood education and care services, schools, families and relevant community organisations can help children enjoy a positive start to school.
The transition to school experience starts well before, and extends far beyond, a child's first day.
Find out more:
The department is conducting a pilot project with schools in three Queensland regions to refocus on evidence-based approaches to teaching and learning in the early years.
Read more about effective pedagogies in the early years.
This page was last reviewed on 15 Sep 2015
Director-General's Message on supporting successful transitions