Current sector news and media releases published by Early Learning and Care Council of Australia

The First Thousand Days: An Evidence Paper

The First Thousand Days: An Evidence Paper

The new Centre for Community Child Health (CCCH) Evidence Paper,  highlights the significance of the first 1000 days for child development.

ELACCA and Parenthood Letter to QLD Candidates

ELACCA and Parenthood Letter to QLD Candidates

The following letter was to the Queensland Labor Party, Queensland Opposition, The Greens and One Nation Party from the Early Learning and Care Council of Australia, The Parenthood, Goodstart Early Learning and The Creche and Kindergarten Association addressing election comm...

Video: Brain Development

Video: Brain Development

Goodstart Early Learning has a strong commitment to spreading the message about the value of early learning. They are producing a range of new video resources to highlight the value of early education and during the critical first 5 years of a child's life. https://www.y...

Early help could reduce regional kids’ disadvantage

Early help could reduce regional kids’ disadvantage

Geoff Egan reports on the disadvantages faced by rural and remote children in Queensland that lead to reading problems, poorer academic results are higher chances of not finishing year 12. Access the full article from the Sunshine Coast Daily <...

The Smart Start

The Smart Start

This Queensland election, you have the opportunity to . Queensland parents, early childhood educators and service providers have developed a five-point plan to ensure every Queensland child reaches their full potential.

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