Early Childhood Development

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Listen: Senate Select Committee on Work and Care – Evidence for A Guarantee for Young Children and Families

Listen: Senate Select Committee on Work and Care - CPD Evidence for A Guarantee for Young Children and Families On Tuesday 20 September CPD gave evidence to the Melbourne hearing of the Senate Select...

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Starting Now – Centre for Policy Development

Starting Now - first steps towards a universal early childhood system Starting Now is a briefing paper from the Centre for Policy Development that sets out a roadmap to a universal, accessible and affordable...

Starting Better Report - Centre for Policy Development

VIDEO: Starting Better Launch – Centre for Policy Development

CPD and Parliamentary Friends of Early Childhood hosted the virtual industry launch of Starting Better: A Guarantee for Young Children and Families on Monday 7 February. Attended by by more than 100 early childhood...

Starting Better Report - Centre for Policy Development

Starting Better – Centre for Policy Development

Starting Better: A Guarantee for Young Children and Families Starting Better: A guarantee for young children and families, is a major report from the Centre For Policy Development. It draws on extensive consultation and...

Leslie Loble, Travers McLeod & Jen Jackson: America has a big-picture vision for its children, so why don’t we?

Published in The Age on September 1, 2021 Amid fears about the long-term impact of COVID on kids, it’s worth reflecting on the bigger picture for children in Australia – the story we have much greater...

New Materials: Early Childhood Initiative Evidence Pack 1

CPD’s Early Childhood Development (ECD) Initiative is pleased to release its first evidence pack: ‘Building the Case for Reform’. The evidence pack has been adapted from materials prepared by the CPD team for the...

Introducing CPD’s Early Childhood Development Initiative

CPD’s Early Childhood Development (ECD) Initiative aims to elevate children on the national policy agenda by developing a vision for an integrated ECD system that will deliver benefits for children, families and communities, particularly...