Briefings & Factsheets
Everyone Benefits campaign Factsheet - 2pg pdf
The evidence showing the education, economic and social benefits of investing in early learning.
Why early learning matters for Families - 2 pg pdf
A factsheet for families about how quality early learning benefits children's development
Nobel Laureate economist James Heckman outlines the social and economic benefits of government investment in early learning
The State of early learning in Australia 2017 Report provides a high-level snapshot of quality, participation and affordability of early childhood education and care in Australia.
It shows areas of improvement by state/territory governments and Commonwealth and makes the case that the state of early learning in Australia must improve to build Australia’s future prosperity.
See what we discovered in this video with animated highlights:
The 2017 report builds on the first edition: State of early learning in Australia 2016 Report.
Lifting our Game: Report of the review to achieve educational excellence in Australian schools through early childhood interventions , Susan Pascoe AM & Professor Deborah Brennan, Report Secretariat, State of Victoria, Dec 2017
Early bird catches the worm: The causal impact of preschool participation and teacher qualifications on Year 3 national NAPLAN cognitive tests, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne, October 2013.
Putting a value on early childhood education and care in Australia, James van Smeerdijk, Pricewaterhouse Coopers Australia, September 2014.
The Effective Pre-School, Primary and Secondary Education Project (EPPSE). Waldren, J. (2017).
The HighScope Perry Preschool Study, High/Scope Educational Research Foundation, Ypsilanti, Michigan.