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.
It’s not enough to have policies and procedures – you must follow them to ensure children’s health, safety and wellbeing. A new guide outlines the reasonable steps approved providers must take to ensure staff follow policies and procedures.
Learn how Queensland’s new kindergarten funding reform package will make kindy more affordable in 2023.
Queensland’s annual ECEC Services Census opens 1 August 2022. Services have until 21 August to complete the survey.
The AEDC 2021 Queensland data report is now available – view state-level results and examples of data use to support early childhood development and transitions to school.
Queensland State Schools offer kindy in 134 selected rural and remote locations. Find out more about the State Delivered Kindergarten program and register your child with a participating school for 2023.
The Ekka is back for 2022. Visit our display at the Brisbane Showgrounds between 6–14 August.
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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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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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