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A to Z of early childhood

A to Z of Early Childhood is the Early Childhood Education and Care's regular e-newsletter.

A to Z of Early Childhood provides information about early childhood education and care reforms in Queensland. It also offers information on the progress of national reforms and how these will affect Queensland families and services.

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Past issues

Edition 100, November 2017
A to Z turns 100; Assessment and rating visits for the revised National Quality Standard; Kindy transition statements; Kindy enrolment in Queensland; Strengthening inclusive practices forum in Ipswich; Early years places; Injune Early Years Place; Help prepare for natural disasters with Triple P's Tippaper; Updated national law and regulations; Artists in Residence program.

Edition 99, October 2017
Safe sleep and rest practices; NDIS partners for the Rockhampton area; Kindy Hotline has moved; Help for professionals navigating the child protection system; Translating and Interpreting Service; 2017 Small Assistance Grants; Lowood Day of Action; Cairns Early Years Conference; ELLA applications now open; 2018 ECTA annual conference.

Edition 98, September 2017
Indigenous Pedagogical Leaders win award; Changes to the NQF; New pathways for children; Mookai Rosie Bi-Bayan: a unique playgroup; 100+ reasons to celebrate remote kindy; Inclusion resource sheet for ECEC services; Injury Free Day 2017; Research in spotlight: Literacy in the early years — how parents can help; Early Years Connect resources: interactive online learning for inclusion; Transitional regulations.

Edition 97, August 2017
Meet Sharon Schimming; Starting school game; Deadly Kindies; New resources to help professionals navigate the child protection system; Learning languages in Kindy; Mission: get outside and embrace 2018; Happy birthday Play Stars; Help for ADHD Preschoolers; Changes to the National Quality Framework; ACEL wrap-up; Oneplace community services directory.

Edition 96, July 2017
Kindy transition statements; Playgroups in women’s refuges; Get ready for the census; Sleep talking — new videos for parents; New initiatives for rural and remote services; Early Years Connect resources; Join the global campaign for outdoor learning and play; Bring books to life through music and movement; Family-friendly Facebook content; Research in spotlight — Story reading research; ACEL conference coming up; Introduction to STEM for early years professionals.

Edition 95, June 2017
Return of Sally and Possum; Mandatory reporting — ECEC sector; QKindy out now; New resource for early childhood teachers; Early development trends; Register for ACEL conference; Sleep and rest resources; Under Eights Week — it's a wrap!; Strength to strength workshop; Research in spotlight — How can educators engage different family groups?; Earlier access to the NDIS; The Quest for Quality; Outdoor Classroom Day.

Edition 94, May 2017
Mandatory reporting information sessions; Age Appropriate Pedagogies workshops; ACEL Early Childhood Conference; Share the magic of a good book; Find your perfect parenting match; Be prepared for flu season; Under Eights Week; Queensland parents make it count.

Edition 93, April 2017
Free reading workshops; Register for ACEL conference; Medicinal cannabis in Queensland; New resource supports changes to the National Quality Framework; Educator workshops; Vacant facility tender; New early years service for the Redlands; Spotlight on young performers; Changes to Family Assistance Law; Family day care legislation changes; Free cultural resource centre.

Edition 92, March 2017
Funding supports NDIS; Celebrate under eights; Looking inside a quality service; Help families get free support; More services for facilities; Nominations open for the Queensland Training Awards; Register for ACECQA workshops; Responsive environments; Call for conference papers.

Edition 91, February 2017
National Quality Framework review; Mandatory reporting sessions; Tara service provider appointed; The Early Years Count newsletter; Research in spotlight: When to start reading; Inclusion benefits everyone; National Playgroup Week; Latest National Quality Framework Snapshot; Summer safety competition.

Edition 90, January 2017
Jess's big learning life; DISQK applications open; Vacant facilities tenders; QKFS funding requirements; Starting school; Meet Lesley Robinson; Exploring with eKindy; Collaboration and inclusion; Encouraging families to talk; Research in spotlight: Playgroup benefits communities; Register for ACEL Conference; Amendment to National Regulations; Inspiring excellent practice; Early Learning Languages Australia.



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28 November 2017
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