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Welcome to the Early Childhood Education and Care subject guide.

This guide aims to provide information and easy access to the resources that will assist you in your training and study.

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A series of online books covering contemporary legal issues including:

  • Child care and protection
  • Families

Source:  State Library, New South Wales

Read the latest from the Productivity Commission - where we are now, what we want in the future and how it might be achieved.

Early Childhood Resource Hub


The Early Childhood Resource Hub is a central repository of Australian early childhood resources, quality standards, support and forums. Click some of their resources below for quick access.

Belonging, Being and Becoming: The Early Years Learning Framework For Australia, also known as the Early Years Learning Framework or EYLF, is Australia's first national framework for early childhood educators. 



My Time, Our Place:  Framework for School Age Care in Australia, also known as My Time, Our Place or MTOP, is Australia's first national framework for school-age care.


Source:  Early Childhood Resource Hub website

IPSP online library

A collection of online resources and publications for education and care services.

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Source:  IPSP Library website


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