Videos for families
StartingBlocks.gov.au has developed exciting new quality early learning videos for families and the community about the importance and benefits of early childhood education and quality early learning.
StartingBlocks.gov.au also has a range of resources for parents, carers and families about early childhood education and care, children’s learning and development, and the National Quality Framework and National Quality Standard.
What do teachers and educators enjoy most about their work?
Children’s imaginations and ideas can surprise and inspire parents and educators alike. Quality early learning values every child’s unique interests and views, and children’s perspectives and contributions shape the learning programs.
In this video, educators and teachers from services around Australia talk about how children’s ideas and opinions contribute to quality early learning.
ACECQA – Information sheet – Become an early childhood education and care professional
Quality early learning helps children be the best they can be
In quality early learning services, educators build positive and respectful relationships with and between children. Children need to know that others care about them, and are interested in what they do, think and feel. This is essential for their wellbeing, learning and development.
Watch this video to see how quality early learning and positive relationships can help children be the best they can be.
ACECQA – Information sheet – Relationships with children
Quality early learning gives children new experience
Children are fast learners, and when you provide them with great learning opportunities, they thrive!
Watch this video to see how quality early learning helps children develop self-confidence by experiencing success.
ACECQA – Approved learning frameworks
Belonging, being and becoming in quality early learning
Quality early learning creates a sense of belonging and gives children experiences with other cultures and communities.
Watch this video to see how quality early learning supports the inclusion of all children and respects and celebrates cultural diversity.
We Hear You blog – Posts – Inclusion
What does quality early learning mean to parents?
Quality early learning means different things to different parents, carers and families. In this video, parents discuss the importance of quality early learning to them and their children. They talk us through their child’s experiences, the meaningful relationships with educators, and the positive impact on their child’s learning and development.
Watching this video may help inform families’ decisions about their child’s early years and the unique opportunities provided by quality early learning services.
We Hear You blog – Series – ‘It takes a village to raise a child’: The role of community
Children make sense of their social world through play
Play provides opportunities for children to work together, share ideas and make choices. Through play, they develop empathy, fairness and friendships.
Watch this video to see how different play, activities and experiences can encourage your child’s learning and development.