The Australian Labor Party’s election announcement today supports early childhood educators and would make childcare more affordable for parents, but more is needed to secure investment in early learning for our future, says Shane Lucas, Campaign spokesperson for Early Learning Everyone Benefits.
Pre-Election Polling: Australians of all ages see early learning as a priority for children and our future prosperity
More than 8 out of 10 voters see early learning as important for child development and for Australia’s future prosperity, according to a Galaxy poll commissioned by Early Learning Everyone Benefits - a new coalition of early childhood organisations, researchers and parents.Read more
Early Learning is key in proposed national action plan to address decline in Australia's education performance
A new consortium of early childhood services, research organisations, community and parenting groups supports the latest call for all political parties to include a national action plan to improve education outcomes in their election platforms.Read more
All parties should heed new report in election lead up - shows Australia’s early learning participation rate in bottom third of OECD
A new coalition of early childhood organisations, researchers and parents are warning all parties to get their Early Childhood policies in order for the coming election campaign. They say investing in early learning directly links to increasing Australia’s future prosperity.Read more