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National and state reform of early childhood education and care has increased the demand for a skilled workforce of educators and teachers who support children's early development and learning.

Read more about working in early childhood, including roles and responsibilities, qualification requirements, employment conditions and professional development (some links will take you to the Queensland Government or department websites):

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This page was last reviewed on 09 Dec 2015

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Find out how to get a blue card to work in early childhood

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