Australia

Staff-to-child ratios could be scrapped and Educator qualifications relaxed after a Senate report questioned the evidence for stringent regulation within the early childhood industry.
Educators will strike again for equal pay, on the 5th September, the fourth in 18 months, demanding equal pay is taken seriously at the next election.
A child from Moonee Ponds, Melbourne was watching Peppa Pig on YouTube Kids while her mother was taking a conference call. Halfway through the episode, the character's voices disappeared and…
While working with children, early childhood educators have an increased risk of contracting a range of vaccine-preventable diseases through their daily interactions with children.
In Victoria, there are loopholes that allow violent sex offenders obtain working with children checks by appealing to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) when working with children's checks…
Year 12 Students, in Victoria, who failed their Year 12 exams are being accepted into teaching degrees at University, despite failing at their own education.
There were chaotic scenes at dozens of Coles supermarkets, across the country on Saturday as eager parents and children rushed to supermarkets to swap Little Shop miniature collectables.
A new study from Macquarie University has found that Educators talk less to babies and toddlers ranging from 50 words per minute while some Educators only use 10 words per…
Budget documents have revealed that the Turnball government is withdrawing funding for preschool children, putting preschool at risk for thousands of young children. The $440 million cut, reported in the…