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.
Read stories about culture and early education from Elders and community leaders in Queensland. Find out why kindy counts for a lifetime.
Stay up to date with the latest information for education and care services.
SDK gives children in selected rural, remote, discrete Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, or other selected communities where there are barriers to accessing kindergarten, the opportunity to participate in a face-to-face kindergarten program at their local state school.
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.
Keep up to date with the changes to the Queensland Kindergarten Funding Scheme (QKFS) Funding Category Guidelines from 1 January 2022.
The Division of Early Childhood and Education Improvement has developed handy resources to assist early childhood services, and activities and games for families with children starting Prep in 2022.
Find information for parents, students, schools and early childcare providers
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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We have a range of online resources and ideas to help you spend quality play time with your children in the event of a prolonged service closure or absence.
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