The Front Project welcomes the release of the Productivity Commission’s draft report into Early Childhood Education and Care which charts a clear path for achieving universal access to ECEC for all children in Australia.
Families in Australia agree that we have a collective responsibility to ensure all young children receive quality care and education, but finding suitable childcare is expensive and sometimes impossible, according to the Front Project’s new flagship research.
Every year, Early Childhood Educators' Day puts a spotlight on the incredible commitment of Australia's early learning educators. They play a crucial role in shaping children's well-being, creating a strong academic foundation, and supporting developmental milestones in those important early years. It's a celebration; AND it's a heartfelt 'thank you'.
Skilled professionals eager to transform early learning are invited to join an innovative fellowship of system changemakers.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)’s second interim report makes clear more action is needed to address high childcare fees. This is critical as it greatly impacts those children who stand to benefit the most - those experiencing disadvantage.
The Front Project welcomes the Minns government’s budget commitment to maintain the $5.7 billion dollars in funding over 10 years for universal preschool access and its boost to the state’s early childhood education and care (ECEC) services.
Leading early childhood education and care (ECEC) organisation, The Front Project, welcomes the government's statement that ‘Every child deserves the opportunity for the best start to life, setting a strong foundation to achieve their goals and dreams, no matter where they are born or raised.’
The Front Project has welcomed the 2023 Federal Budget measures to support the early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector, but said more needs to be done to support vulnerable children and families.
Leading early childhood education and care (ECEC) organisation, The Front Project, has welcomed the Albanese Government’s commitment to the Early Years after the successful National Early Years Summit held in Canberra last week.
Early learning professionals are encouraged to apply for the sector’s foremost system change initiative, the Apiary, joins together people who are committed to creating thriving futures for children in Australia.
A unique program designed to support early educators has achieved student retention rates more than five times higher than the national course completion rate for early childhood undergraduate teaching degrees.
From workforce shortages, to maintaining quality and barriers to access, the early childhood education sector (ECEC) faces a range of complex challenges that mean it is unable to meet the needs of many children and families around Australia.
Leading early childhood education and care (ECEC) organisation, The Front Project has welcomed the passing of legislation into the Australian Parliament to lift the Child Care Subsidy (CCS).
A five-year research project to evaluate three-year-old kindergarten in Victoria was officially launched by Minister for Early Childhood Ingrid Stitt at Dulap Wilim Pre-school in Sunbury today.
The Early Childhood and Education Care (ECEC) sector is set to undergo major changes given the recent announcements by the Victorian and New South Wales governments.
Early childhood workers will be supported to upskill and become kindergarten teachers, thanks to an innovative new partnership between the Andrews Labor Government and the Front Project.
The percentage of children experiencing developmental vulnerability before they start school is significantly higher in remote and outer regional areas than in cities, according to new analysis of the Australian Early Development Census (AEDC) data released by The Front Project today.
The Front Project is excited to announce we are working with the Victorian Department of Education and Training and the Australian Catholic University to offer this exceptional opportunity for diploma qualified educators to become Early Childhood Teachers.
The Front Project CEO Jane Hunt says measures to ease the financial burden on families for early childhood education and care (ECEC), enhanced paid parental leave, and further investment to establish additional ECEC services in remote, rural and regional areas announced in the Federal budget, are most welcome.
The Front Project is calling on the Australian Government to use the upcoming Budget to make sure no child misses out on the benefits of early education and care (ECEC) by addressing the barriers to access currently faced by children living in disadvantaged circumstances.
Philanthropy backs Australian-first study of Three-Year-Old Kinder with $5.7 million Australia’s largest philanthropic foundation will spend $5.7 million to undertake a landmark evaluation of the state-wide roll-out of Three-Year-Old Kindergarten in Victoria.
One of biggest opportunities we have to get parents into jobs and give young children the best start to life is to improve the way Australian families experience our early learning system.
The latest Budget commitment marks an important step in building a high-quality early childhood education and care (ECEC) system that delivers benefits to all children and their families.
Early childhood education and care (ECEC) is key to addressing one of the largest increases in disadvantage that Australian families have ever faced.
The reason why early childhood education and care (ECEC) is one of the hottest topics from this week’s Federal Budget and Budget Reply speeches is because it impacts every Australian.
Optimising the current Child Care Subsidy (CCS) will improve affordability for families, get parents back into the workforce and significantly boost the nation’s GDP.