We are setting critical foundations for learning and wellbeing for every child through quality early childhood education and services.
We are giving all children a great start, engaging young people in learning, creating safe and inclusive workplaces and investing in communities for a stronger Queensland.
We are inspiring creativity, critical thinking and building resilience in every student to confidently embrace the opportunities of new industries and technologies.
Every day, our teachers make a difference in the lives of students in diverse communities in approximately 1,240 schools around Queensland.
Enrolments are open for 2022! Talk to your local kindy today and help your child build confidence, make friends, play, learn, and have fun getting set to start school.
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Know someone who would want to make a difference in the lives of others? Find out about a career in early childhood education and care.
Educators must complete their approved qualification to be considered an early childhood teacher from 1 January 2022. Be sure you are recognised as an early childhood teacher.
Queensland’s early childhood regulatory data has been published on the department’s website for the first time. It highlights the Regulatory Authority’s work to reduce risk to children’s safety, drive voluntary service compliance and promote continuous quality improvement.
The Foundations for Success website is a rich resource to support educators in implementing quality early teaching and learning practices for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.
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The interaction between families, carers, early childhood education and care services and schools play a key role in a child's early development. Discover more about the early years and how you can support children through this important phase.
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