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.
The department has released the latest data on the regulatory action it has taken to ensure Queensland children are safe and receive high-quality education and care.
Learn how Queensland’s new kindergarten funding reform package will make kindy more affordable in 2023.
Know someone who wants to make a difference in the lives of young people? Find out about a career in early childhood education and care.
Keep up to date with the changes to the Queensland Kindergarten Funding Scheme (QKFS) Funding Category Guidelines from 1 January 2022.
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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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