Kids Come First Update
The Minister for Children has released the latest Kids Come First Update on Selected Outcomes for Children and Young People in Tasmania, which was funded by the Tasmanian Early Years Foundation.
This report has been produced to provide a sample of the wide range of data available. In the coming months, 3 new major data sets will be incorporated into the Kids Come First Outcomes Framework. Further detail is available in the report.
Involving Children in Decision Making
The Tasmanian Early Years Foundation provided funding and support to the Commissioner for Children to develop a guide for Involving Children in Decision Making, launched in 20 March 2013 by the Minister for Children.
The guide provides guidelines and practical activities to involve children under the age of 12 in decisions which impact on the lives.
Good Parents, Great Kids, Better Citizens by Graham Allen and Ian Duncan Smith (Click Here).
Speech by the Hon Maxine McKew MP at the Inaugural Keynote Speaker Forum for the Tasmanina Early Years Foundation on Tuesday 20 May 2008.
Expert Community Forum
The Evaluation Report is now available.
Whole of Government Policy Framework for the Early Years
The Whole-of-Government Policy Framework for the Early Years was developed to provide the State Government with a clear vision, goals, principles, strategic objectives and priorities for investment and action in early childhood development in Tasmania.
Tasmania’s Early Childhood and Child Care Action Plan
This paper sets out Tasmania’s Jurisdictional Action Plan to improve health, development and learning outcomes for children with a view to increasing Tasmania’s living standards into the future. The Action Plan was developed in response to the human capital reforms identified in the Council of Australian Governments’ (COAG) 10-year National Reform Agenda.
The National Quality Framework for Early Education and Care: a discussion paper.
This discussion paper provides the basis for the initial round of consultations on the development of a new national quality framework for early childhood education and care to progress these reforms.
A Picture of Australia’s Children – June 2009
Children and Youth News (ABS)
Revised Kindergarten Development Check
Outcomes for Victoria's Children
The Economics of Early Childhood Policy- What the Dismal Science has to Say About Investing in Children