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Transition to primary school: Does the beginning decide the end?

The transition to primary school presents unique challenges for students, teachers, principals, and parents alike. In this Expert Contributor column, Emeritus Professor Marjory Ebbeck from the University of South Australia provides strategies for ensuring these transitions are successful.
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Workforce-boosting incentive for Victorian early childhood educators

A financial incentive to attract early childhood teachers to priority positions in Victoria has been expanded to qualified early childhood educators, meaning those joining or returning to the sector – including from interstate and New Zealand – can receive at least $9,000 on top of other potential relocation payments. Read More

Early learning language program continues to expand

Over 80,000 children at almost 2500 preschools across the country will be given the opportunity to learn a second language this year, thanks to the Federal Government's Early Learning Languages Australia (ELLA) program.
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