We’ve put together some links we think you might find useful
Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority (ACECQA)
A curated list of helpful resources.
Department of Education
A curated collection of links to government resources.
Early Childhood Australia
As the national peak body for early childhood, ECA is a regular, and trusted, contributor to the public policy debate on all matters affecting young children (birth to eight years) and their families.
UN Rights of a Child
The United Nations Children’s Fund works in 190 countries for the survival,
protection and development of every child, with a focus on the lives of children who are most
disadvantaged and excluded.
The National Quality Framework
The NQF sets a high, national benchmark for early childhood education and care, and outside school hours care services in Australia.
Saving little lives.
A digital copy of the government’s guide for educators to keep children safe and healthy.
Childcare Subsidy (CSS)
Register for the CSS here.
Assistance with childcare fees
Schools iGuide in our area
Quotes from Theorists
‘The child is both a hope and a promise for mankind‘
– Maria Montessori
‘Play is the work of childhood‘
– Fred Rogers
‘It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge‘
‘Education is not simply the learning of facts but the training of oneself to connect, care and create with our world and everything within it‘
– Sheela Edwards
‘Playtime is precious. Play builds brain pathways for thinking, creatively, flexibility, empathy and many other lifelong skills‘
– Heather Shumaker
‘Play is the highest expression of human development in childhood for it alone is the free expression of what is in a child’s soul‘
– Friedrich Froebel