• Pre-school is becoming a federal election issue

    Kate Noble     |      November 18, 2020

    As well as promising benefits for children, a more integrated, universal preschool education system would deliver significant benefits to families and the economy.

  • Taking child therapy online

    Sherry Landow     |      June 17, 2020

    A real-world trial has tested the effectiveness – and revealed the challenges – of adapting behavioural therapy to the online world.

  • Pre-school investment delivers double – with a bit of help

    Jennifer Jackson     |      July 17, 2019

    The promised returns on investment in preschool won’t just happen. They depend on a complex chain of events, from preschool through to adulthood, involving the child and their family.

  • Early-years education online: the rise of the virtual preschool

    Neil Selwyn     |      June 12, 2019

    Virtual preschools might be a welcome alternative for home-schoolers and other families who want to keep their children ‘close by’ during their early years, rather than sending them to state or private institutions.

  • Opening pre-school to all children

    Jennifer Jackson     |      June 5, 2019

    Fewer than a quarter of young children from low-income families used preschool or childcare services in 2017. Here’s how the government can create an effective, affordable early childhood sector for Australia.