Brotherhood of St Laurence

Access to early childhood education in Australia : insights from a qualitative study /

By: Hand, Kelly et al | Australian Institute of Family Studies
Series: Australian Institute of Family Studies. Research reportPublisher: Melbourne, Vic. Australian Institute of Family Studies 2014Description: PDFISBN: 1922038431; 9781922038432ISSN: 1447-1469(Print); 1477-1477(Online)Subject(s): Early Childhood Education | Preschool Children | Education, Preschool | Educational Participation | Disadvantaged GroupsDDC classification: 306.85 HAN Online Resources: Electronic copy
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This report explores the factors that affect parents' use of Early Childhood Education (ECE) in Australia. Based on interviews with 94 parents in Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania, and Western Australia, it investigates parents' knowledge of and attitudes towards ECE, how different delivery systems affect participation, the key factors that influence parents, the factors that may support parents' use of ECE, Indigenous families, and parents' views on overcoming barriers to access. In Australia, ECE services are delivered by state and local governments as well as private providers, and are provided in a mix of contexts including kindergartens, standalone preschools, long day care settings, and schools. ; Executive summary -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Background -- 3. Methodology -- 4. Parents' understanding of ECE and what it can offer children -- 5. Barriers to using ECE -- 6. Factors that support the use

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Electronic Brotherhood of St Laurence
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