The pages below relate to recent Queensland projects where ECTA has represented our membership. See also the section IN THE NEWS for media releases and other items possibly relevant to members.
Attendance at Events / Meetings
Early Start Implementation Consultation Group
ECTA is participating in the Early Start Implementation Consultation Group. EQ are developing a non-compulsory suite of materials to be used to gather data on children in the first term of Prep.
Advocating for play in Prep 11 -112 September 2014
Great beginnings. Promising futures. Event
Leonie Mitchell (ECTA Secretary) and Kim Walters (ECTA State Coordinating Committee) with Minister of Education John-Paul Langbroek at the Great beginnings. Promising futures. Early Childhood and the Queensland Plan networking event.
Extremely pleasing to hear from Dr Jim Watterston Director-General Department Education, Training and Employment that play is an essential pedagogical practice in Early Childhood Education for children 0-8.
ECTA represents the views of members wherever possible. Kim and Leonie spoke to the DG Education and Gabrielle Sinclair Deputy DG at the event about the pressures on students and the necessity for play to be the