Child care and early childhood education have been shown to benefit parents and children in multiple ways. AIFS research shows how.
CFCA— Sep 2017
Planning for the evaluation of supported and community playgroups.
This document is intended to provide information on a set of principles that capture the essential core components of a high-quality playgroup.
Explores how parents make decisions about work and care, especially when faced with shift work or inflexible job conditions.
69% of Australian primary school children attend government schools, 19% attend Catholic primary schools and 12% attend independent primary schools.
Becoming a mother heralds a dramatic change in the lives of Australian women.
To which extent is child care flexible enough to meet the needs of parents who work non-standard or variable hours?
A review of government initiatives that help families balance their work and family responsibilities.
What types of childcare are Australian parents choosing for their children?
aims to understand more about attendance patterns in primary school and their impact on academic achievement, using data from LSAC and NAPLAN.
Based on interviews with 94 parents this report investigates parents' knowledge of and attitudes towards Early Childhood Education
This paper explores trends in child care in Australia from 1984 to 2011, for children aged under 12 years old with employed mothers
Examines mothers' transitions into and out of work and between jobs of different types as children grow or as new children are born.
This paper explores the characteristics of employed and non-employed mothers, to identify the factors that contribute to differing employment levels
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