Refurbishing Kinders in Burwood and across Southern Metro

Hundreds of kinders are set to benefit from new and improved outdoor play spaces, plus televisions, laptops and tablets as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s latest kindergarten grants round. It includes Alfred Road Kindergarten and the Craig Family Centre – which are just two of 451 Victorian kinders to …

Kinder upgrade: Music to the ears of Surrey Hills families

An upgrade to the Surrey Hills Preschool is set to deliver significant benefits to local families, boosting the number of kindergarten places on offer, allowing on-site maternal and child health services as well a new Welcome to Music program. Member for the Southern Metropolitan region, Philip Dalidakis, today …

Back to Kinder excitement grows as improvements benefit Victorian families

Victorian children starting at kindergarten this year will benefit from better educator-to-child ratios, meaning more individual attention and care for around 74,000 Victorian kids in the year before school. The Andrews Labor Government is investing up to $83.7 million to help kindergartens meet the new staffing …

State Government delivers promised Kindergarten upgrades

Hundreds of Victorian kindergartens are set to increase their playroom sizes, recondition facilities and upgrade their IT hardware, as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s election promise to invest $50 million in the early childhood sector. Visiting Erinwood Preschool in Frankston today, Minister for …

Have Your Say on Early Childhood Education

The Andrews Labor Government is asking all Victorians to have their say about the future of early childhood services. As part of the Labor Government’s commitment to transforming early childhood health, development and learning in Victoria, Minister for Families and Children, Jenny Mikakos, will today join …

$83.7m Boost to Give Kinder Kids More One-On-One Attention

Kindergartens across Victoria are receiving a funding boost of up to $83.7 million so they can improve their staff-to-child ratios, Premier Daniel Andrews announced today. The funding boost will support eligible community-based kindergartens to hire additional staff, giving preschool kids more individual care and …