Some recent media below and attached FYI is a resource from Australian Centre of Excellence for Local Government with guidelines for councils in the area of child care provision – includes strategic planning, enhancing supply through land use and working collaboratively with state governments and local communities
Childcare costs on the rise
You may remember....... ACCS NSW participated in previous research and report regarding Local Government's involvement in Early Education: You can access this this via Community Child Care Cooperative here: http://ccccnsw.org.au/wp-content/uploads/nsw-childcare-fa.pdf
Sydney Morning Herald-24 Jan 2015
"Women want to work, parents want the best for their kids, and study after study shows that investment in early childhood education rea
Families could save big on childcare
NEWS.com.au-24 Jan 2015
The modelling, by lobby group The Parenthood, will put further pressure on the government to reprioritise spending on childcare as it develops ...
Cash subsidies for nannies in doubt
NEWS.com.au-21 Jan 2015
... with the massive task of ensuring each subsidised in-home nanny is working under the guidelines set by the National Quality Framework
Preschool attendance boosts language in disadvantaged children
The Conversation UK-13 Jan 2015
Our study reinforces the need for qualified preschool staff and training of preschool providers to recognise the presence, nature and ...
This Is The Most Brilliantly Simple Idea To Spur Economic Growth ...
Business Insider Australia-22 Jan 2015
At the World Economic Forum in Davos, you hear of a lot of vague ... And no childcare worker is employed because of the cost disincentive.
Childcare is not a nice-to-have, it's a must-have: Barack Obama
StartupSmart-20 Jan 2015
It's time we stop treating childcare as a side issue, or a women's issue ... Of course, Obama's comments also make for a welcome contrast to the ...
Parents hold back their children from kindergarten for an extra year ...
The Daily Telegraph-23 Jan 2015
GROWING numbers of parents are holding their children back a year before starting kindergarten so they are bigger, stronger and smarter than