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Last reviewed: Wed, 23 Jul 2014

Early Childhood Education Strategy

Photo of small children being taught.

The Council has long recognised the educational, social, preventative and supportive role of quality early childhood education.

High quality childcare/early childhood education has social value as a strategy to enhance all children's healthy development, safety and wellbeing; a support to families regardless of their labour force status; part of a comprehensive approach to alleviating poverty; and a key tool for developing women's equality, participation, and transferable skills.

Early Childhood Education Strategy (revised version) [PDF 50KB]



Authorising Unit: Strategy Support

Last reviewed: Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Next review: Friday, 23 January 2015

Keywords: early childhood education, quality, strategy