Topic: Early childhood education

Historic Three-Year-Old Kinder Underway In Hindmarsh

The Andrews Labor Government’s landmark reform to early childhood education has arrived in Hindmarsh, with children attending funded Three-Year-Old Kindergarten. Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Sonya Kilkenny today joined early childhood staff, children and families at Dimboola Early Learning Centre and Nhill Early Learning Centre to celebrate the start of Three-Year-Old Kindergarten. It is part […]

Categories: Media Release, Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education

Boosting Early Learning Facilities For Bairnsdale Families

Families living in Bairnsdale will have access to the upgraded and first-rate early learning facilities they deserve, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Parliamentary Secretary Sonya Kilkenny today joined children and staff at Bairnsdale Kindergarten to officially open its upgraded facilities. Bairnsdale Kindergarten has upgraded its bathroom, laundry and change area to improve the building’s […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education

Three-Year-Old Kinder Starts In Western Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government’s landmark reform to early childhood education has arrived in Yarriambiack and Northern Grampians shires. Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education Sonya Kilkenny today joined early childhood staff, children and families at Minyip Kindergarten and Aussie Kindies Early Learning Stawell to launch the start of funded universal Three-Year-Old Kindergarten. It is part […]

Categories: Media Release, Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education, Western Victoria Region

Making Kinder Buildings And Playgrounds More Inclusive

The Andrews Labor Government is upgrading buildings and playgrounds across Victorian kindergartens to create more inclusive environments for children of all abilities. Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education Sonya Kilkenny today visited Miners Rest Kindergarten and Creswick and District Preschool to announce the next round of successful applicants in the Inclusive Kindergartens Facilities Program. Creswick […]

Categories: Media Release, Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education, Western Victoria Region

Smarter Planning For School Infrastructure Upgrades

The Andrews Labor Government is making it easier for Catholic and independent schools to upgrade and build new vital education facilities across Victoria. Minister for Planning Richard Wynne has introduced a streamlined planning permit process for non-government schools that receive funding under the Non-Government Schools Capital Fund. The new planning process provides support to the […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Planning

Helping Gippsland Children To Thrive At Kindergarten

Gippsland children are set to enjoy new and upgraded kindergarten facilities, while local families will soon benefit from the roll-out of funded Three-Year-Old Kindergarten, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education, Sonya Kilkenny, today visited East Gippsland to announce more than $1.1 million worth of upgrades to two local kindergarten […]

Categories: Media Release, Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education

Three-Year-Old Kinder Around The Corner For Buloke

Three-Year-Old Kindergarten is just around the corner for children living in the Buloke and Northern Grampians Shires, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s landmark early childhood education reform. Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education Sonya Kilkenny today joined children, educators and teachers at Charlton and District Kindergarten and Sea Lake Kindergarten in Buloke and St […]

Categories: Media Release, Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education

Boosting Early Childhood Facilities For Ouyen Families

Families in Ouyen will have access to the bigger and better first-rate early years facilities they deserve, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education Sonya Kilkenny today visited Mallee Minors Childcare Centre Ouyen to officially open its $178,779 upgrade. The upgrade included an extension of the building to co-locate a […]

Categories: Media Release, Northern Victoria Region, Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education

State’s Training Achievements Honoured At Awards Night

Vocational education and training students, teachers and the businesses who train them have been honoured for their outstanding achievements at the 65th Victorian Training Awards, with six women taking out top honours. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney congratulated the 14 winners at the prestigious annual event, dedicated to the state’s […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Higher Education, Minister for Skills and Training

Three-Year-Old Kinder Around The Corner For Hindmarsh

Three-year-old Kindergarten is just around the corner for children living in Hindmarsh, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s landmark early childhood education reform. Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education Sonya Kilkenny today joined children, educators and teachers at Dimboola Kindergarten to mark the first enrolments for funded three-year-old kinder programs. In an Australian first, the […]

Categories: Media Release, Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education, Western Victoria Region