Quality early learning out of reach for many

Latest News | Jan 05, 2016

By Daniel Cloney, Research Fellow, Melbourne Graduate School of Education

Families most in need have access to fewer and often lower quality early education and care programs. This is despite growing investment in early childhood education and care and rhetoric from Australian governments about supporting disadvantaged children.

Australia has tripled its investment in early education and care over the last decade to $7.7 billion in 2015-16 and has implemented reforms to improve quality.

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