EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION A GREAT START FOR ALL VICTORIAN PRESCHOOLERS

| November 25, 2018

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High-quality early childhood education makes a significant difference to improving outcomes for all children, with particular benefits for children from disadvantaged backgrounds. Investing in quality early childhood education provides major social and economic returns. The research demonstrates that the positive impact begins at school and continues beyond school, with social and educational benefits multiplying throughout a person’s life.

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