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Here you’ll find evidence, facts, and details to make you think and improve your knowledge and understanding. Evidence covers best practices, policy effects, and what’s happening. The sources include empirical research, reviews, and survey reports.

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Constructions of Quality in Early Childhood Centres

This thesis presents the results of a study of constructions of quality in different early…

About the ECE Sector Employment National Survey

ECE Sector Employment Survey. A Description. The ECE Employment Survey is an internal industry survey.…

Should Salary Attestation Rates be Increased and Can Services Afford an Increase?

Key Findings on Salary Attestation Affordability: 95% of people in the ECE sector surveyed supported…

ECE Sector Confidence Survey, May 2021

In this report of the ECE Sector Confidence Survey 2021, read what people say about:…

The State of Early Childhood Education, 2011 Report

October 31, 2011. Overview Early Childhood Education has been something of a hot potato for…

How Safe is Working in ECE for Staff?

Work related injuries. Forty-six percent of staff reported experiencing work related injuries, physical or mental…

The Descriptive Quality of Kindergarten, Kōhanga Reo, Childcare, and Playcentre

Descriptive quality – A values based approach to defining quality. By Dr Sarah Alexander. Paper…

Endorsement of ECE Service Quality for Children

Teaching Staff Endorsement of ECE Service Quality. More than two years down the track and…

Best Evidence Synthesis on Quality Teaching – Early Foundations

Quality Teaching Best Evidence. By Dr Sarah Alexander.  Seven characteristics of quality teaching to support…

Bullying in the Early Childhood Education Sector

This report examines early childhood education ECE Sector Workplace Bullying. It draws on the responses…

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