Early childhood education and care has been a rapidly growing part of Australian education for over twenty years and now caters for more than half a million Australian children. Yet there is little consistency and continuity between learning programs, no agreed or desirable learning outcomes and large numbers of unqualified or minimally qualified staff. Alison Elliott examines the issues.
Elliott, A. (2004, July 01). Where to Now for Early Childhood Education and Care?. Research Developments. 12(12) https://research.acer.edu.au/resdev/vol12/iss12/2