Everyone Benefits documents

State of Early Learning in Australia Report, Early Learning Everyone Benefits, May 2016

The State of Early Learning in Australia Report 2016 provides a high level snapshot of quality, participation and affordability of early childhood education and care in Australia. 

It highlights areas of improvement by state/territory governments and Commonwealth and shows that the state of early learning in Australia must improve to build Australia’s future prosperity.

 Everyone Benefits campaign Briefing - 2pg pdf

Why we need a campaign and how everyone benefits from increased support for early learning.

Everyone Benefits campaign Factsheet - 2pg pdf

The evidence showing the education, economic and social benefits of investing in early learning. 


Further reading 

Educators Toolkit, these resources are designed to help you communicate the benefits of early childhood education. 

Early bird catches the worm: The causal impact of pre-school participation and teacher qualifications on Year 3 national NAPLAN cognitive testsMelbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne, October 2013.

UK Effective Pre-School, Primary & Secondary Education study
The HighScope Perry Preschool StudyHigh/Scope Educational Research Foundation, Ypsilanti, Michigan.

The Heckman Equation: Invest in early childhood development: Reduce deficits, strengthen the economy
Heckman curve graph.

Putting a value on early childhood education and care in AustraliaJames van Smeerdijk, Pricewaterhouse Coopers Australia, September 2014.

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