All posts by Alison Elliott

Alison Elliott is a Professor of Education at CQUniversity and an Honorary Professor at the University of Sydney. Her academic and professional background is in early education and teacher education. She has extensive research, development and policy experience in a range of higher education, early education and teaching contexts in Australia and internationally. Alison has held a range of academic and leadership positions in the university sector and is author of numerous publications and reports focusing on early learning, teaching and teacher education

Research shows there are benefits from getting more three-year-olds into preschool

On 4 October, the Labor party pledged an additional A$1.75 billion for early education if elected the next government of Australia. This is the largest investment in early childhood education in Australian history. Most of this investment will go towards funding 15 hours a week of free preschool or kindy for three-year-old children. This means all Australian […]

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