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Early Education Matters

A child's participation in an organised early childhood education program assists in the development of their skills and abilities.

Data and research

The department uses data to make informed decisions that lead to improved education outcomes.

National partnerships

NSW is party to a National Partnership agreement relating to early childhood education.

Sector consultations

Information on sector consultations.

Lifting Our Game

Report of the Review to Achieve Educational Excellence in Australian Schools through Early Childhood Interventions.

Contact us

How to contact us by phone and email.


Read the latest news and articles from the Early Childhood Education Directorate.

ECE resource library

Early childhood education and care resources for services and educators. Includes recordings of webinars, workshops and livestreams.

Sector updates

Email updates sent to early childhood education and care services and providers.

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