Uncovering the value of out-of-school hours learning programs

Australia, like other countries internationally, are experiencing steady growth patterns in children attending out-of-school hours care (OSHC) programs in response to parental demands for enjoyable, safe, supervised environments after school (Simoncini, C...

Why more than one day benefits your child

Why attending an early childhood service more than one day benefits your child Early childhood education and care services cater for the educational and care needs of children birth-5 years. Over the past decade, increased levels of evidence-based rese...

Creative grownups inspire creative kids

Remember the joy of squishing paint between your fingers, and applying it to paper with wild abandon? Or plunging your hands into a ball of clay to fashion some fantastic creature? As young children our creative capacities come naturally to us, uninhib...

The Serious Business of Outdoor Play

Children at Bellambi Point Community Preschool will kick off Children’s Week with a brand new, eco-oriented outdoor play space as a result of recent work at the centre with funding from the NSW Government Community Building Partnership. “We are ver...