Effective transition programs are based on strong relationships and communication between the child, their family, early education and care services, the school and the community.
To encourage these partnerships, the department has developed a statewide approach to link more information on the what, how and why of successful transitions. The diagram below shows how these questions interrelate.
What: The statewide approach to transitions
statewide approach to transitions gives schools the tools to have meaningful conversations with their partners when implementing high-quality transition to school programs and improving outcomes for children.
Why: Importance of transitions
For children and their families, the
transition to school is a significant milestone in a child's education.
How: Strengthening transition practices
The Supporting successful transitions – school decision-making tool is a framework designed to assist schools to strengthen their approach to transitions and their selection of transition-to-school strategies.