‘Staying the course’ has been the Treasurer’s catch cry for the 2019-20 budget, and it’s true we see few new ideas in this spend. QCOSS has asked – what is that course and we think [...]
Below you will find a list of all posts that have been categorised as "Service Type: Early Childhood and Care"
To inform the Investment Management Strategy process for Neighbourhood Centres in Queensland, the Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) and Queensland Families and Communities Association (QFCA) facilitated five consultation forums across the state – in Brisbane, Toowoomba, Rockhampton, Cairns, and one teleconference session. 82 per cent of the 122 funded neighbourhood centres in Queensland engaged in the consultation and participation was proportionately well distributed in terms of number of funded sites, regions and localities.
This educational centre in Melbourne's north, for children and parents, takes a whole-of-community focus that is underpinned by self-determination and community control. This approach involves actively engaging with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families, stakeholders [...]
A guide for professionals and practitioners to share information about early childhood development with parents, families and the community. It is based on an international review of the latest neuroscience evidence, which shows that we [...]
School readiness program for Aboriginal children with additional needs: working with children, families, communities and service providers
This report presents an evaluation of a school readiness program for Aboriginal children with additional needs, assessing the benefits for the children, their families and communities as well as local service providers.
Website offering practical, cutting edge resources including books and training resources that have been developed by leaders in Early Childhood Intervention and Inclusion Support.
Supporting Tasmania’s child and family centres: The journey of change through a learning and development strategy
The project engages disadvantaged communities in the co-production of local service models, through partnership between parents, community members and services providers in practice.
A website dedicated to inclusion in early childhood development programs. It promotes an approach to early childhood learning where every child is valued, supported and given access to equal opportunities and learning experiences.
The Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) is pleased to release this report revealing the interrelated nature of poverty and disadvantage, highlighting key areas in Queensland which need to be addressed with better targeted programs, policies and investment.
Focused on achieving the goal of increased participation in ECEC, the EMBRACE team organised the Embracing Cultural Diversity in Early Childhood Conference, held in Brisbane on 17 and 18 November 2015.