As of July this year, the Federal Government’s changes to the Child Care Subsidy rates will be in effect. These rates are expected to provide cost-of-living relief to approximately 1.2 million Australian families when it comes to early childhood education and care fees, including those at our Tarneit kindergarten and early learning centre. So are you one of the 1.2 million Australians who need to know what is happening with the Child Care Subsidy and childcare centres near you?

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There’s a lot to consider and going on when your child starts kindergarten. A good kinder program should cover a wide range of things including:

  • Necessary adjustments and preparations
  • Transition steps
  • Assess child (Every child is different in their own little way, including in existing levels of skills and knowledge)
  • Independent play
  • Parent-teacher communication
  • Kinder routine
  • Making learning fun
  • Bathroom skills
  • Name recognition
  • Fine motor skills

At our 3 and 4 years old kinder, we strive to provide you and your child with a caring and fulfilling kinder experience. With the Victorian Government’s kinder funding policy, it has also never been more important for you to understand the many benefits and opportunities kinder has to offer. These are our top 10 things we believe all parents should know about kindergarten.

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